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Telecommunications and Networking I


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Course level: Upper Division

This course is designed to provide the fundamentals of basic telecommunications, including an introduction to standards, organizations and governing bodies, concepts such as TCP/IP, modulation or demodulation, and terminology for telecommunications and computer networks. The basics of analog and digital circuits are analyzed. Complex digital equipment, such as multiplexers, is introduced. The course is completed with an overview and analysis of various network topologies and network operating systems, explaining how the electronic concepts assist in network troubleshooting.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Network Foundation

Network Communications and Protocols

Network Design Requirements

Introduction to Network Security

Supporting Networks


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Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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