Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS)

Common Core Requirements

degree program course listing table
Common Core Categories Courses Credits
REQUIRED CORE: 1A. ENGL-101: English Composition I 3
REQUIRED CORE: 1A.
ENGL-102: English Composition II 3
REQUIRED CORE: 1B. MA-114: College Algebra & Trigonometry for Technical Students1 4
REQUIRED CORE: 1C. PH-201: General Physics I2 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: 2E. PH-202: General Physics II2 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: 2A.2B.2D., or 2E. History or Social Science (Select two courses) 6
Subtotal 24

Major Requirements

Courses Credits
TECH-100: Introduction to Engineering and Technology 1
ET-110: Electric Circuit Analysis I 4
ET-210: Electronics I 4
ET-230: Telecommunications I 4
ET-232: Wireless Mobile Communication 3
ET-509: Programming for Embedded Systems 1
ET-540: Digital Computer Theory I 4
ET-560: Microprocessors and Microcomputers 4
ET-704: Network Fundamentals I 4
ET-705: Network Fundamentals II 4
Subtotal 33

Additional Major Requirements

Courses Credits
MA-128: Calculus for Technical and Business Students
4
Subtotal 4

Electives

Courses Credits

ET elective (choose from):
ET-140, ET-220, ET-305, ET-360, ET-375, ET-481, ET-490, ET-502, ET-503, ET-504, ET-505, ET-506, ET-507, ET-570, ET-575, ET-580, ET-701, ET-706, ET-707, ET-710, ET-712, ET-720, ET-725, ET-841, ET-842, ET-880, ET-991, ET-992, ET-993

3
Subtotal 3

Total Credits Required

64

1 Students may substitute MA-440 or MA-441 for MA-114. Students planning to pursue a BS Arch/M. Arch or B. Arch. should take PH-201 and MA-441.

2 PH-301 and PH-302 or PH-401 and PH-402 may be substituted for PH-201 and PH-202.

All students must successfully complete two (2) writing-intensive classes (designated “WI”) to fulfill degree requirements.

Degree Pathway

The number of credits you take each year will determine when you graduate. To graduate on time, you are strongly encouraged to enroll in at least 30 credits toward your degree during the calendar year, including fall and spring semesters and winter and summer sessions.

A.A.S. Degree in Telecommunications Technology - Catalog Year 2017-18

Fall Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

MA 114 College Algebra & Trigonometry for Technical Students*

  (Required Core 1.B. Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning)

4

Pre-req.: MA 10 or passing score on the CUNY math placement exam, or exemption

Pre-req. for MA 440: MA 114 or MA 119 & 121 with C or better

ET 110 Electric Circuit Analysis

4

Co-req.: MA 114

ET 540 Digital Computer Theory

4

none

TECH 100 Introduction to Engineering and Technology

1

none

ENGL 101 English Composition I

  (Required Core 1.A. – English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: BE  112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Total credits for the term

16


Spring Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

MA 128 Calculus for Technical and Business students*

4

Pre-req.: MA 114 with grade of C or better

Pre-req. for MA 441: MA 440 with C or better

ET 210 Electronics I

4

Pre-req.: ET 110 with grade of C or better

ET 509 Programming for Embedded Systems

1

Pre-req.: TECH 100

ET 704 Networking Fundamentals I

4

None

ENGL 102 English Composition II  (Required Core 1.A. – English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: ENGL-101 or placement

Total credits for the term

16


Fall Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ET 560 Microprocessors and Microcomputers

4

Pre-req.: ET 210, 509, and 540

ET 705 Networking Fundamentals II

4

Pre-req.: ET 704

 ET Elective: Choose from: ET 140, 220, 231, 305, 360, 375, 481, 490, 502, 503, 506, 570, 575, 580, 585, 701, 706, 707, 710, 712. 725, 841, 842, 880, 991, 992 or 993.

1

Check individual courses for pre and co-requisites

Flexible Core –Social Sciences or History: select one course from: 2. A, World Cultures and Global Issues OR 2.B. US in its Diversity OR 2.D. Individual & Society OR 2.E. Scientific World

3

Check individual course pre- and co-requisites

PH-201 General Physics I **  (Required Core 1.C. Life & Physical Sciences)

4

Pre-req.: MA 114 or 119 and 121


Total credits for the term

16


Spring Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ET 230 Telecommunications I

4

Pre-requisite: ET 210

ET 232 Wireless Mobile Communications

3

Pre-req.: ET 704

PH-202 General Physics II** (Flexible Core 2.E Scientific World)

4

Pre-req.: PH 201 with grade of C or better

 ET Elective: Choose from: ET 140, 220, 231, 305, 360, 375, 481, 490, 502, 503, 506, 570, 575, 580, 585, 701, 706, 707, 710, 712. 725, 841, 842, 880, 991, 992 or 993.

2

Check individual courses for pre and co-requisites

Flexible Core -Select one Social Sciences or History course from FLEX IIA, B, D or E (ONLY HI 100 series, ANTH, CRIM101 OR 102, ECON, PLSC, PSYCH, OR SOCY)

3

Check individual course pre- and co-requisites

Total credits for the term

16

Total credits required for the A.A.S. in Telecommunications Technology

64

Notes:

  1. All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.
  2. Students in degree programs must complete any required remedial speech courses before graduation.
  3. *Students may substitute MA 440 and MA 441 for MA 114 and MA 128.
  4. **PH 301 and PH 302 or PH 411, 412 and 413 may be substituted for PH 201 and PH 202.
  5. Indicate if any courses are offered only in fall or spring semesters

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Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Programs

A.A.S. in Telecommunications Technology 

General Education Outcomes

A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods, and perspectives that students gain through the study of many academic disciplines. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation: they equip students to make informed judgments and remain engaged beyond the classroom. To that end, QCC promotes educational activities that allow students to demonstrate that they can:

  1. Communicate effectively in various forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning

To support these institutional general education outcomes, the academic departments-;through their programs-may also assess the ability of students to:

  • Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  • Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  • Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

Approved by the Academic Senate on February 13, 2018.

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities
  2. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge
  3. Conduct standard tests and measurements, and conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments
  4. Function effectively as a member of a technical team
  5. Identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems
  6. Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and identify and use appropriate technical literature
  7. Understand the need for and demonstrate an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity
  9. Demonstrate a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement

June 2017

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