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Electronic Telecommunications -- Electronic Telecommunications AAS
Electronic Telecommunications -- Electronic Telecommunications Certificate
Electronic Telecommunications -- Technical Platform Certificate (16 hours)
Electronic Telecommunications -- Wireless Communications Technology Certificate

ELECTRONIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

EFC-Deactivated September 1, 2011.

  • 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.ELECTRONIC.TELEC

This program is designed to prepare students to work as hardware technicians in the field of telecommunications. The student will be trained to test, interface, troubleshoot, and repair equipment for the telecommunications industry. The student will learn schematic interpretation, test equipment usage, and technical communications.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
+Elective Mathematics OR 3-4
TECM 1303 Technical Calculations AND (3)
++Elective Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3-5)
14-19

SEMESTER II

EECT 1403 Introduction to Telecommunications 4
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
18

SEMESTER III

CETT 1441 Solid State Circuits 4
CETT 1457 Linear Integrated Circuits 4
EECT 2430 Telecommunications Switching 4
EECT 2439 Communication Circuits 4
16

SEMESTER IV

CPMT 1449 Computer Networking Technology 4
EECT 2440 Telecommunications Central Office Equipment 4
++++Elective Telecommunications Elective 4
+++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3-4
15-16
Minimum Hours Required 63-69

+College level MATH course may be chosen from the following:

MATH 1332 College Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Introductory Statistics 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra (4)

++Natural Sciences/Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Sciences/Mathematics.

+++Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Sciences.

++++Telecommunications Electives - 4 credit hours must be selected from the following:

EECT 1191 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 1
EECT 1291 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 2
EECT 1391 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3
EECT 1491 Special Topics in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 4
EECT 2380 Cooperative Education-Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3
EECT 2381 Cooperative Education-Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3
EECT 2432 Telecommunications Signaling 4
EECT 2437 Wireless Telephony Systems 4
LOTT 1401 Introduction to Fiber Optics 4

+++++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options 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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ELECTRONIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS

(Level I Certificate)

EFC-Deactivated September 1, 2011.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.ELET.TELECOMM

This one-year program provides the student with the basic skills needed in the electronic telecommunications industry. All of the courses for the one-year certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Electronic Telecommunications.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
+Elective Mathematics OR 3-4
TECM 1303 Technical Calculations AND (3)
++Elective Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3-4)
11-15

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
EECT 1403 Introduction to Telecommunications 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
15

SEMESTER III

EECT 2430 Telecommunications Switching 4
EECT 2439 Communication Circuits 4
LOTT 1401 Introduction to Fiber Optics 4
12
Minimum Hours Required 38-42

+College level MATH course may be chosen from the following:

MATH 1332 College Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Introductory Statistics 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra 4

++Natural Sciences/Mathematics Elective - any three- or four-credit course must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Sciences/Mathematics.

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ELECTRONIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS -- TECHNICAL PLATFORM

(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: CERT.ELET.PLATFORM

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in the electronics industry. All of the courses in this certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Electronics/Computer Technology or Electronic Telecommunications.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
8

SEMESTER II

CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
8
Minimum Hours Required 16

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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ELECTRONIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS -- WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

(Level II Certificate)

EFC-Deactivated September 1, 2011.

  • 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: CERT.ELET.WIRELESS

This certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in the telecommunications industry. This certificate program provides students broad-based knowledge of wireless technology and its associated hardware. All of the courses for this certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Electronic Telecommunications.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CETT 1403 DC Circuits 4
CETT 1425 Digital Fundamentals 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I (3)
11

SEMESTER II

EECT 1403 Introduction to Telecommunications 4
CETT 1405 AC Circuits 4
CETT 1429 Solid State Devices 4
+Elective Mathematics OR 3-4
TECM 1303 Technical Calculations AND (3)
++Elective Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3-5)
15-20

SEMESTER III

EECT 2430 Telecommunications Switching 4
EECT 2439 Communictions Circuits 4
8

SEMESTER IV

EECT 2432 Telecommunications Signaling 4
EECT 2440 Telecommunications Central Office Equipment 4
EECT 2437 Wireless Telephony Systems 4
12
Minimum Hours Required 46-51

+College level MATH course may be chosen from the following:

MATH 1332 College Mathematics I 3
MATH 2342 Introductory Statistics 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra 4

++Natural Sciences/Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Sciences/Mathematics.

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