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Telecommunications Technology (Verizon)

Telecommunications Technology (Verizon)

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Course Descriptions

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

ELC 11     3 lab 4 rec 4 cr
DC Circuit Analysis

Resistance: Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's laws, networks with DC current and voltage sources, branch-current analysis, mesh and nodal analysis, and superposition. Thevenin's, Norton's maximum power theorems, capacitance and inductance. Use of basic test instruments
Corequisite(s): MTH 06.

ELC 13     2 lec 2 lab 3 cr
Computer Applications in Telecommunications

Introductory course in basic computer orientation and implementation of hardware and software applications in telecommunications. Students use various software packages to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs, databases and presentations with lectures, interactive learning and demonstrations. Laboratory exercises required
Corequisite(s): MTH 10.

ELC 15     1 lec 2 lab 2 cr
Computer Applications in Technology

Introductory course in basic computer orientation and implementation of hardware and software applications in technology. Students will use various software packages to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs, databases and presentations. Students will utilize this knowledge to solve problems and transfer information via electronic media. Lectures, interactive learning and demonstrations will be employed. Laboratory exercises will be required
Corequisite(s): MTH 05.

ELC 18     1 lec 2 lab 2 cr
Computer Programming for Engineering Technology

Introduction to computer programming using a visual programming language. The student is introduced to the concepts of application development, user interface design, program development methodology, structured programming, and object-oriented programming. Projects relevant to electrical and electronic circuits are developed to emphasize areas of problem-solving methods, modeling, data analysis and graphing, and interfacing
Prerequisite(s): ELC 15.
Corequisite(s): MTH 06.

ELC 21     3 lab 3 rec 4 cr
AC Circuit Analysis

Sinusoidal waveform, phasor quantities, impedance, KirchhoffÂ’s laws, network theorems, power, frequency response of RC and RL circuits, and resonance. Laboratory hours complement class work
Prerequisite(s): ELC 11.
Corequisite(s): MTH 13 and RDL 02 or ENG 02 if required.

ELC 25     3 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Electronics I

In this course students are taught the characteristics of amplifiers using op-amps with respect to amplification, dB frequency response, and input and output impedance. Op-amp applications are introduced with emphasis on the uses of these devices in the telecommunications industry. Electrooptical devices, power supplies, and switches are studied. The frequency response of passive networks and amplifiers is measured. Analysis by computer simulations is stressed
Prerequisite(s): ELC 11 or ELC 31.

ELC 31     3 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Electrical Circuits

In this course students learn to analyze DC and AC passive circuits using Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's laws and superposition. RC and RL circuits are analyzed for impedance and phase angles. Troubleshooting, analysis by simulation software, and industry applications are stressed throughout
Prerequisite(s): MTH 11 or MTH 13 or MTH 30, ELC 13.

ELC 35     3 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Electronics II

Students practice the analysis and application of advanced electronic circuits as applied to the electronics and telecommunications industry. Topics include frequency response of active filters and oscillators; amplitude modulation, frequency modulations, and phase locked loops; pulse modulation concepts; introduction to television; theoretical and hands-on trouble-shooting of test circuits; and analysis by computer simulation
Prerequisite(s): ELC 25.

ELC 51     3 lab 2 rec 3 cr
Electronic Controls

The course introduces discrete and continuous control systems. Open and closed loop systems are analyzed. The use of semi-conductor devices, operational amplifiers, programmable logic controllers and other topics are discussed
Prerequisite(s): ELC 35, ELC 96.

ELC 81     3 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Electronic Communications

Generation and processing of signals, including modulation, frequency conversation, bandwidth, oscillators, and noise. Amplitude, frequency, phase modulators, demodulators, phase-locked loops transmission, digital communications, and phase-shift keying. Laboratory hours complement class work
Prerequisite(s): ELC 35.
Corequisite(s): ELC 18, PHY 22, MTH 15.

ELC 94     3 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Laser and Fiber Optic Communications

Trains students to understand fiber optic technology and to provide the necessary skill for handling, installing, and maintaining complete optical communication systems. Topics include principles of light and lasers, optical fiber and its properties, fiber fabrication and cable design, optical sources and the injection laser diode, photo detectors, modulation schemes for fiber optics, practical optical transmitters and receivers, installation and testing of fiber systems, troubleshooting of test circuits and analysis by computer simulation
Prerequisite(s): PHY 22, ELC 35, ELC 81.
Corequisite(s): ELC 81.

ELC 96     3 lect/rec 3 lab 4 cr
Digital Systems I

This course presents topics in hardware and systems as used in the electronics and telecommunications industry. Electrical and digital circuits are explored. Binary codes and logic systems are discussed as they apply to electronic and telecommunications equipment. Students will explore hardware to the modular level. Students will simulate and demonstrate digital circuits
Prerequisite(s): ELC 13 or ELC 15.
Corequisite(s): MTH 10 or MTH 13 or MTH 30.

ELC 97     3 lect/rec 3 lab 4 cr
Digital Systems II

Students will work with hardware and software installation and be introduced to personal computer fundamentals. Students will connect a personal computer to a network, and install and setup a printer. The course will cover managing and supporting Windows; configuring user related issues and customization; and learning how to maintain a computer and troubleshooting fundamentals
Prerequisite(s): ELC 96.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

TEC 11     2 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Voice Communications

Introduction to techniques, principles, and terminology of voice telecommunications. Public and private telecommunication networks are examined. Telecommunication equipment, switching and transmission technology are demonstrated. Frequency spectrum modulation schemes and multiplexing techniques are explored. Lectures and interactive learning demonstrations. Laboratory exercises required
Prerequisite(s): ELC 25.
Corequisite(s): ELC 25.

TEC 21     2 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Data Communications

Introduction to techniques, principles, and terminology of data communications. Public and private networks are examined. Data communication equipment multiplexing and interactive learning, and demonstrations. Laboratory exercises required
Prerequisite(s): ELC 25.
Corequisite(s): TEC 11.

TEC 31     2 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Local Area Networks

Introduction to the technology of local area networks (LANs). Topologies, transmission media, network interfaces, and the access methods are examined. Shared resources and interconnecting of LANs are explored. Lectures, interactive learning, and demonstrations are employed. Laboratory exercises are required
Prerequisite(s): TEC 21.

TEC 41     2 lab 3 rec 4 cr
Advanced Topics in Telecommunications

Survey of current and emerging technologies in telecommunications. Lectures, interactive learning, demonstrations, and site visits. Laboratory exercises required
Prerequisite(s): TEC 21.
Corequisite(s): TEC 31.

 

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