TRAINING CENTER PROGRAMS
This 2-year program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of technical positions within the telecommunications industry. Specific preparation is in modes, techniques, mediums of voice, and data transmissions and reception. Emphasis is on the telephone instrument, key systems, PBX systems, analog and digital voice communications, data communications, fiber-optic communications, and satellite and microwave communications. Graduates will be qualified to help select, install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair telecommunications systems. An Associate of Applied Science Degree is awarded upon successful completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours of approved course work. This curriculum was developed using the Electronics Technicians Association, International, standards from the National Coalition for Electronics Education and ETAs Associate C.E.T©. Examination Development Committee.
|Example of Class Types
DC/AC Circuits, Digital Electronics, Microwave and Satellite Communications, Solid State Devices & Circuits
Day and Night Classes:
Day classes only.
Summary of Program Requirements
Attain a 17 composite score on the ACT; or Score a 70 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading section and a 63 or above on the Algebra section; or Earn a "C" or above on Intermediate English and Reading (ENG 0124) and demonstrate competency for Intermediate Algebra (MAT 1113); or Complete 15 semester hours with a "C" average or above from an accredited college or university.
Critical thinking skills, hand-eye coordination, must NOT be color blind, interpersonal skills, mobility, hearing, and motor skills.
Meridian Community College