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Penn State Harrisburg

Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Fall Semester 2007 -UCA

Telecommunications Technology - ARCHIVE

PROFESSOR DHUSHY SATHIANATHAN, Head, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, Penn State University Park(2TELT)
PROFESSOR WILLIE OFOSU, Program Coordinator, Penn State Wilkes-Barre

The field of telecommunications includes the transmission of voice and digital signals by telephone, telegraph, radio, television, fiber optics, and satellite. Graduates of the Telecommunications Technology major can become engineering technicians who help select, design, install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair modern telecommunications systems. Future uses for telecommunications systems include electronic mail, electronic shopping, home computer terminal tie-ins, remote utility meter reading, and the transmission of biomedical data among hospitals, libraries, and doctors´┐Ż offices. Graduates of the Telecommunications Technology major may qualify for admission to the baccalaureate degree major in Electrical Engineering Technology offered at Penn State Harrisburg or Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. For the Associate in Engineering Technology degree in Telecommunications Technology, a minimum of 69 credits is required. This program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: 410-347-7700, or Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

(12 of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

(This includes 12 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GWS courses.)

EE T 101(3), EE T 109(1), EE T 114(4), EE T 117(3), EE T 118(1), EE T 120(1), EG T 101(1), EG T 102(1), ENGL 015 GWS(3), ET 002(1), ET 005(1), MATH 081 GQ(3), MATH 082 GQ(3), PHYS 150 GN(3), TELCM 140(2) (Sem: 1-2)
CAS 100 GWS(3), EE T 205(1), EE T 210(2), EE T 211(3)[1], EE T 216(3), EE T 221(1), MATH 083 GQ(4), PHYS 151(3), TELCM 241(3), TELCM 242(1)[1], TELCM 243(3)[1], TELCM 244(1) (Sem: 3-4)

Select 1-3 courses from the following technical courses: BE T 297(1-9), EE T 213W(5), EE T 297(1-9), EG T 201(2), IE T 105(2), MCH T 111(3), ME T 297(1-9), SUR 111(3) (Sem: 3-4)[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 23-03-017

Review Date: 3/2/04 EN


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