The first in a series of four, this course will introduce students to the basic concepts and structural elements of the telephone and telecommunications industry. It will introduce and explore public network based telecommunications including physical and wireless media, switching and networking, as well as facilities that provide and support telecommunications. User-premises PBX switching and telecommunications are covered as well. In addition, an introduction to data communications and information security will be included.
Goals and Objectives
To explore basic elements of telephony and voice communications integral to major telecommunications systems.
To learn basic principles and tools that are used in telephony, voice communication, data communications, network operations, and information security.