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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

Introduction to Digital Home Technology Integration - DHTI 1 (292)

45 hours (15 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the U.S.

December 2012 - December 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain home area networking for digital homes; demonstrate understanding of relevant codes, standards, protocols and regulatory requirements; demonstrate understanding of the architecture, protocols, and theory of operation of the subsystems and the whole-home system through classroom discussion and written assessment.


Topics include: metrics of the various sub-protocols of home networking; operational characteristics of Home Area Networking (HAN); building codes related to Home Area Networking design considerations;  networking architecture used in Home Area Networking; wireless networking options available in Home Area Networking;  fundamentals of Zigbee wireless protocols;  Zigbee topologies; operational characteristics of Zigbee devices; relevant elements of the National Electrical Code and their affects on Home Area Networking design considerations; operational characteristics of the following standards: Blue tooth, IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802-3u, IrDA. Course participants are evaluated through written examinations and proctored hands-on labs of core skill competencies.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the associate degree/certificate category, 2 semester hours in General Technology or Digital Home Technology Integration (11/12).