Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
TEL111Basic Electricity/Electronic I3For beginners to solve basic electronic problems involving voltage, resistance and power. The relationship between electricity and magnetism, operation of resistors, meters, switches, relays, capacitors, inductors and batteries will be explained.Loading...
TEL112Basic Electricity/Electron. II2For those who have an understanding of volts, ohms, amps and series parallel circuits. Topics include the difference between alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC), the AC generator, analysis of simple AC currents, transformer action, series and parallel resonant circuits. May also be taken as a study course.Loading...
TEL116Electronic Circuits2Basic and operational amplifiers, power supplies, oscillators, pulse circuits, and modulation. Must have prior knowledge in electricity/electronics. Prerequisite: TEL 112Loading...
TEL118Semiconductor Devices3N-type, P-type, PN junctions, diodes, zener diodes, transistors, bipolar characteristics, field effects, thyristors, integrated circuits and opto-electronics. Should have knowledge in AC/DC electronics.Loading...
TEL210Telecommunications I3Provides an overview of telecommunications and covers basic telecommunications circuits, equipment and diagnostic procedures for lines, basic key systems, and an understanding of the telecommunications industry. Corequisite: TEL 213Loading...
TEL213Introduction to Telephony Lab3Lab provides hands-on experience in installation and fault isolation of telephone circuits and basic telephone systems. Introduction to working with copper cable, basic fiber optic concepts and copper cable termination procedures. Corequisite: TEL 210 Loading...
TEL220Telecommunications II4Covers basic telecommunications equipment used by service providers and small business as they connect to a switched public or private network. Covered subjects include electronic key systems, private branch exchange systems (PBX), trunks and associated customer lines. Digital communication equipment is introduced along with fiber optic testing and splicing methods. Corequisite: TEL 223 Loading...
TEL222Telecom Outside Plant4Provides hands-on training in the telecommunications outside plant field. Topics covered include basic installation and repair troubleshooting, fiber and copper cable repair and troubleshooting, outside plant cable splicing and design, ladder safety, working aloft and pole climbing. Prerequisite: TEL 210. Corequisite: TEL 220Loading...
TEL223Telecom Transport Lab3Provides hands-on training with digital switching equipment, telecom multiplexors and digital central office equipment. Configuring fiber optic test sets, fusion splicers and using fiber optic hand-tools are introduced. Prerequisite: TEL 210, TEL 213 Corequisite: TEL 220 Loading...
TEL230Advanced Topics in Telecom4Covers advanced digital switching principles and practices, system configuration and diagnostic procedures. Advanced topics include business customer VoIP (Voice over IP) and service provider deployment of VoIP. Prerequisite: TEL 220, TEL 223 Corequisite: TEL 233 Loading...
TEL232Data Communications3An introduction to data communications and data networks. Includes digital communications, analog communications and interfaces. Networks including both LAN and WAN operation and common test techniques. Prerequisite: TEL 210, 213Loading...
TEL233Advanced Topics in Telecom Lab3Lab provides hands-on learning with broadband circuits from a service provider and enterprise perspective. System configuration and diagnostics using telecom equipment and computer software are introduced. Voice-over-IP and wireless communications are emphasized. Prerequisite: TEL 220, TEL 223 Corequisite: TEL 230 Loading...
TEL240Telecommunications Management3Telecom management course covers new and emerging technology and implementation in the business environment. Discussion covering technology management and leveraging of telecom assets. Prerequisite: TEL 230, 233. Corequisite: TEL 243Loading...
TEL243Internetworking Lab3Provides hands-on lab experience configuring and troubleshooting networks. Internetworking is the primary focus using various software tools and test equipment to connect and analyze differing networks. Ethernet, routing protocols, network management and network alarming are emphasized. Prerequisite: TEL 230, TEL 233 Corequisite: TEL 240 Loading...