Undergraduate Admission
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    Wireless Technology and Applications, IT 542

    About this Course:
    This course will provide students with the knowledge of wireless communication technologies. The course will focus on the 3G and 4G wireless networks such as UMTS, LTE, and WiMAX. Students will have the opportunity to study the different wireless networks architectures and major network elements including devices, base stations, base station controller, and core networks. Major topics of the course include air interfaces, protocols, session management, QoS, security, mobility, and handoff.

    Currently Scheduled

    IT 441 Network+ Certification Training II or equivalent experience required for enrollment

    Who Should Attend:
    Professionals interested in learning about foundation of wireless technology.

    Expected Outcomes:
    The Objective of this course is to provide a comprehensive core understanding of wireless network technologies from a historical, current and future perspective. Using this fundamental understanding will allow participants to engage in creative and pedagogical discussions on how to apply wireless technology to business applications.

    Course Outline:

    • Basic Telephony Primer; Basic Communication Concepts
    • Transmission Fundamentals; Communication Networks; Protocols
    • History of Radio Technology; Regulatory Factors, the FCC and other global regulating bodies; Introduction to Wireless Networks
    • RF Concepts & technology; Public Land Mobile Radio: Trunked Radio Systems, Cellular Systems; Paging Networks
    • RF Design; Principles of Cellular Systems
    • In-building Wireless, Fixed Mobile Convergence
    • Enterprise Wireless Telephony; Enterprise Wireless Data: Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, Infrared, Spread Spectrum
    • WiFi, WiFi Security
    • Fixed Wireless, WiMAX
    • Mobile IP; Mobile Commerce; Wireless Middleware; Wireless ASP
    • Satellite Systems, Broadcast Systems
    • Wireless Applications in Business; Mobile Devices and subscriber preferences
    • Future of Wireless


    Peisong Huang