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Degree Plans - Wireless Communication Technician (Archived)

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WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TECHNICIAN

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Richland only

RLC-Deactivated January 1, 2010.

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.WIRELESS.COMM

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems and applications utilizing wireless networks, broadband, and RF devices. Includes instruction in basic computer and network design, programming, VOIP technology, component and system maintenance, site survey procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers OR 4
COSC 1401 Microcomputer Concepts and Applications OR (4)
BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications (4)
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra (4)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
17-18

SEMESTER II

ITNW 1451 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs OR 4
ITSY 1417 Wireless Foundations (4)
ITSC 1456 Solaris Shell Programming (SL) OR 4
ITSE 1422 Introduction to C Programming (4)
ITCC 1401 Cisco Exploration I - Network Fundamentals 4
CETT 1470 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Foundations 4
+Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
19

SEMESTER III

EECT 2437 Wireless Telephony Systems 4
LMGT 1301 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) - History and Industrial Applications 3
CETT 1471 Wireless Site Survey 4
++Elective 4
15

SEMESTER IV

+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
ITSY 2417 Wireless Security Development 4
CETT 1472 Wireless Sensors Network 4
LMGT 1446 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) - Wireless Information Systems OR 4
ITNW 2281 Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
13-15
Minimum Hours Required 64-67

+ Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Social/Behavioral Science.

++Elective - must be selected from the following:

ITSC 1405 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 4
ITSC 1415 Project Management Software 4
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware 4
ITSC 1429 Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA) 4
ITSC 1454 Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administration I (SA) 4
ITSC 2435 Application Software Problem Solving 4
CPMT 2402 Home Technology Integration 4
CPMT 2434 Network Security 4

+++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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