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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

Wireless Technology (338) Wireless Technology Parts 1-3 EAP (338/1, 338/2, 338/3)

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

September 2014 - December 2019. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to: outline the basic attributes and advantages of the WLAN standards, amendments, and product certifications; describe the purpose, features, and functions of wireless network components and choose the appropriate installation or configuration steps in a given scenario; define concepts which make up the functionality of RF and spread spectrum technology; define basic characteristics of Wi-Fi technology and explain RF signal characteristics and factors which affect the range and rate of RF transmissions; outline the purpose, features, and proper implementation of different types of antennas; describe the proper locations and methods for installing RF antennas; describe the basic operation of and implementation best practices for WLAN security technologies; describe the requirements to gather information prior to the site survey; define the need for and use of site survey software or a protocol analyzer in a manual site survey; and recognize common problems associated with wireless network and troubleshoot the problem.

Instruction: 
The Wireless Technology 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, in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science, Computer Information Science, Computer Security, Forensics programs, or Information Technology (9/14).

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