2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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CSCO 105B - Fundamentals of Voice and Data Cabling


Credits: 3
Description
This course is a study of electromagnetic theory and physical aspects of cabling used in voice and data networks, both copper wire and fiber optic. Topics include regulatory aspects of wired networks, product selection, and skills needed to install a wired network. Prepares students to develop and present a response to a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a simple cable project. Course includes lab activities that require fine hand/finger motor skills and visual ability to correctly identify red, blue, green and brown colors.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify regulations and standards pertaining to wire and optical networks.
  2. Explain electromagnetic frequency characteristics as they pertain to wire and optical networks.
  3. Describe common protocols and devices used in wire and optical networks.
  4. Explain structured cabling and structured cabling subsystems basics.
  5. Complete basic cabling assemblies and installation.
  6. Develop and present a response to a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a cabling project. (HR)

Prerequisite: COM 115   and ENG 107  



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