Course Catalog

Telecommunications and Security Technology - TES2 Diploma

Program Description: The purpose of the Telecommunications and Security Technology diploma program is to train technicians in this field to plan and estimate materials requirements and installation procedures for telecommunications and security systems; install cabling and equipment used in transmitting messages and television programming, including security systems, alarm devices, and other related components; and troubleshoot telecommunications systems to locate and repair faults and malfunctions.

Locations Offered:
Ben Hill Irwin


  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Additional Information:

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Gainful Employment Information
General Core Courses 8
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development 2
Occupational Courses 25
TELE 1090 Troubleshooting and Repair 3
IDSY 1101 DC Circuit Analysis 3
Computer Hardware Option: Choose One of the Following (4 Hours) 4
CIST 1122 Hardware Installation and Maintenance 4
ELCR 2170 Computer Hardware 5
Networking Option: Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundamentals 4
ELCR 2190 Networking I 3
Cabling Option: Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
ELCR 2600 Telecommunication and Data Cabling 3
TELE 1020 Premise Cabling and Installation 3
TELE 2020 Communication Cabling Installation 4
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1010 College and Career Success Skills 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (6 Hours) 6
Specializations – Choose One of the Following (12 Hours) 12
8BC2 - Broadband CATV (12 Hours) 12
TELE 1690 CATV Fundamentals 3
TELE 1700 Broadband Cable Installation 3
TELE 1720 Broadband System Installation 3
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (3 Hours) 3
8CV2 - Convergent Voice (12 Hours) 12
TELE 2090 Voice Over IP Fundamentals 3
TELE 2110 Communication Platforms 3
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (6 Hours) 6
8EE2- Electronic Safety & Security (12 Hours) 12
ELCR 2660 Security System Installation and Testing 4
ELCR 2680 Access Control and CCTV Installation 2
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (6 Hours) 6
Faculty & Staff

Dean for Academic Success, Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

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