2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
Telecommunication Engineering Technology (Converged Networks) (A.A.S.) (A175)
Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science
Telecommunication Engineering Technology (Converged Networks) provides a hands-on learning environment in combining voice, video and data networking systems. This program is designed primarily for information professionals with responsibility for design, implementation, or management of information systems. The program may also be appropriate for individuals in other professions, who wish to gain an understanding of IP telephony and video over IP networks. The program focuses on hands-on, lab-based learning and is not at the engineering or theory level. Topics covered include traditional telephony systems, voice and video over IP, codes, quality of service, unified messaging, home integration, and other current topics in converged networks.
This selective access program is designed to give a person with experience in general networking an in-depth understanding of converged networks. Students enrolling in this course should have a basic knowledge of network systems as gathered from work experience, college work, or self-learning, and an interest in exploring a growing and dynamic field.
This program includes a required 60-hour internship.
Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement
FCCJ is the regional resource for employers in every type of technology. Our partnerships with Cisco Systems, Dell, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Sun Microsystems provide career connections. An FCCJ intranet site posts jobs targeting our students. Graduates are regularly employed by CSX, JEA, Blue Cross Blue Shield, the City of Jacksonville, Medtronic, Mayo Clinic and other regional employers including the government and military.
Annual earnings can range from $40,000 and up.
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Total Credit Hours: 64