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TEL 241 Telecommunications I (4 credits)

This course is designed to train students in the organization, architecture, set-up, maintenance, hardware, and software aspects of local area networks. Topics include: introduction to networks, types and characteristics of different network architectures and network topologies, intra- and inter-network devices, network operating systems, peer-to-peer and client/server environments, LAN set-up and maintenance, network printing, and internal Web servers. A hands-on approach will be taken, with team projects throughout. Prerequisites: ELT 131 and CMT 180; co-requisite: ELT 153.

TEL 242 Telecommunications II (4 credits)

This course will cover the basics of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems. Topics include: an overview of TCP/IP networks with a focus on VoIP; an introduction to VoIP; Quality of Service (QoS); VoIP system components; VoIP protocols and VoIP protocol analysis, VoIP architecture and VoIP codecs. A hands-on approach will be taken, with team projects throughout.

TEL 243 Telecommunications III (4 credits)

This course covers the organization, architecture, set-up, hardware, and software aspects of networked video delivery systems. Topics include: video transport, compression, packet transport, multicasting, content ownership and security, transport security, IPTV-IP video to the home, video file transfer, VPN's and home-office video links. A hands-on approach will be taken, with team projects throughout. Prerequisite: TEL 242.

TEL 244 Telecommunications IV (4 credits)

A survey of current and emerging technologies in Telecommunications will be presented. Lectures, interactive learning, demonstrations, and hands-on work will be employed. Prerequisite: TEL 243.