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- Electromechanical Technologies
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- Telecommunications Technologies
Telecommunications training programs are available at the undergraduate and graduate levels through certificate and degree programs. Many of these programs focus on computer networking and prepare students to install, configure, maintain, manage, secure and repair wired and wireless computer networks, while others include the study of other types of communications, such as satellite and microwave communications. Programs are sometimes found in a broader area of study, such as electronics technology or computer information systems, and include a concentration in telecommunications or networking. Hands-on training with telecommunications equipment is usually provided.
Tarrant County College District
Tarrant County College has five campuses throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. This institution offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in electronics technology, which incorporates a telecommunications concentration. Students study various types of communications systems, such as those built around satellites, microwaves, cables or opticals, and they learn to install, maintain and evaluate these systems. Required coursework also covers analog and digital electronics, electronic communications, computers and microprocessors.
School At a Glance
|School||School Type & Setting||Program Offered||Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2015-2016)|
|Tarrant County College District||2-year, public; large city||AAS in Electronics Technology|| $1,320 (in-district),
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