Code
Program Name
Offered At
Gainful Employment
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D485
Broadband Telecom (TEL)
  LTC
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Program Overview:
The Broadband Telecom degree prepares students for employment in the evolving industry of broadband-related technologies. Students train in copper and fiber optic cabling, home and business phone systems, computer hardware and software, networking, customer relations, outside plant construction, and central office switching. Specific skills include installation, maintenance, and safety of these various technologies. Students prepare to take industry standard certification exams as part of the curriculum. Additional training opportunities exist through paid internships with broadband telecom companies.

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 Semester 1

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2020
FA2020
 
MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
 3
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TEL 1201
IT Fundamentals
 3
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TEL 1266
Fundamentals of Telecom
 3
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TEL 1273
Electronics in Telecom
 4
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TEL 2284
Networking Fundamentals
 3
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Term Total
 
16
 
 
 Semester 2

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2020
FA2020
 
TEL 1271
Cable Splicing
 4
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TEL 1272
Business Comm Systems
 4
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TEL 1274
Station Installation
 3
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TEL 1275
Essential Computer Skills
 2
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TEL 2219
Cellular & Fixed Wireless Fund
 3
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TEL 2263
Structured Cabling Systems
 1
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Term Total
 
17
 
 
 Semester 3

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2020
FA2020
 
ENG 1201
Communications
 3
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TEL 2264
Introduction to Fiber Optics
 4
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TEL 2281
Outside Plant Construction
 4
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TEL 2287
IP Convergence
 2
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ELEC
Math/Science Gen Ed Elective marked
 3
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Term Total
 
16
 
 
 Semester 4

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2020
FA2020
 
GEN 2297
Employment Skills
 3
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TEL 2214
Cisco Fundamentals
 4
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TEL 2230
SIP & VOIP Technologies
 3
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TEL 2293
Central Office Fundamentals
 3
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ELEC
Soc Science/Humanities Gen Ed Elective marked
 3
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NOTE:
Either the Soc Science or the Humanities Gen Ed Elective must satisfy the IECC human diversity requirement.
 
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Term Total
 
16
 
 
 Recommended Electives

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2020
FA2020
 
MATH/SCIENCE GEN ED ELECTIVES:
 
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GEG 1103
Introductory Meteorology
 3
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GEL 1110
General Geology
 3
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PSC 1101
Intro to Physical Science
 4
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SOCIAL SCIENCE/HUMANITIES GEN ED ELECTIVES:
 
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HIS 2104
Intro. to African Am. History
 3
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MUS 1104
World Music
 3
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SOC 1108
Race and Ethnic Relations
 3
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Term Total
 
 
 

 
 
Program Total
 
65
 
 





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