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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Long Term Evolution (LTE) and 4G Fundamentals (329) Long Term Evolution and 4G Fundamentals Part 1-3 EAP (329/1, 329/2, 329/3)*

Location: 
Various approved locations throughout the U.S.
Length: 
45 hours (15 weeks).
Dates: 

April 2014 - December 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Students will demonstrate understanding of 4G (fourth generation) Long Term Evolution (LTE), architecture and operation signaling basics; identify and describe the evolution stages of 2G (second generation) through 4G cellular platforms; identify and explain the functions of the hardware elements of 4G LTE; identify the hardware components of 4G EPC; converse using 4G LTE and other cellular terminology; describe the architectures of the Radio Access Network and CORE of 4G LTE; identify the frequency spectrum bands used by 3G (third generation) and 4G platforms; describe the distinctions of 4G vs. 3G and discuss 4G issues; explain relationship between 4G LTE, WiMAX (worldwide interoperability for microwave access)and WiFi (wireless fidelity); describe SMS (short messaging system), IMS (information management system) and MMS (multimedia messaging service) features available with an IP-based (internet protocol) cellular platform; compare Android vs. iPhone capabilities.
Instruction: 
The Long Term Evolution and 4G Fundamentals course is offered in traditional classroom format consisting of interactive lectures, demonstrations, proctored skills applications/lab activities, and proctored testing.
Credit recommendation: 
In the associate degree/certificate category, 3 semester hours in Long Term Evolution (LTE) and 4G Fundamentals (4/14).

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