Associate Degree in Applied Information Technology, Telecommunications

Program Summary

The A.S. in Telecom prepares students for many technical positions in the telecommunications industry. At the successful completion of this 64-credit program, graduates will receive the Associate of Science in Applied Information Technology in Telecommunications from Pace University. This degree program builds on, and includes, the Introduction to Telecommunications Certificate and the Telecommunications Essentials Certificate, and is transferable into Pace University’s Accelerated B.S. degree program.

What You Will Learn

This program provides students with an understanding of circuit-switch networking technology built on copper lines, including DSL, as well as a comprehensive core of telecom technology courses. The Telecommunications track provides the fundamentals of telephony, solid state circuits, digital and microprocessor fundamentals, DSL, computer applications, communications and math, as well as the basics of the industry’s emerging technologies.

Degree Requirements

Foundation Courses 12 credits
Elective Courses 16 credits
Open Elective Courses 4 credits
Major Concentration Courses 32 credits (Includes 28 credits in required courses and 4 credits in major electives)
Total 64 credits

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