- Name: Introduction to Convergence
- Division: Career & Technical Education
- Discipline: Computer Information Technology
- Units (Credits): 3.00
- Course Attributes:
- May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
- Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees
I. Catalog Course Description
Introduces students to convergence concepts and principles. Topics will include perspectives on new and emerging technologies and their impacts on society, both positive and negative. "Inescapable Data" is the phrase carried through the course as we balance concerns of privacy and potential misuse against fascinating possibilities in medical care, retail, manufacturing and other industries.
II: Course Objectives
This course will introduce students to convergence concepts and principles. Topics will include; standards and protocols, infrastructure, IP protocol, wireless technologies and smart radios, and telephony fundamentals.
- Industry standards and protocols
- Infrastructure services and implementation
- TCP/IP protocol addressing
- IP Addressing
- Telephony concepts
III: Course Linkage
CIT 165B – This course supports the Convergence Technology degree by providing up-to-date training in the management of information resources, including computer and networking operations, infrastructure, and information security by supporting the following Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students:
- Understand the material required to successfully pass information technology certification exams.
- Display the skills and competencies required of professionals in the information technology industry.
- Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
- Can utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
- Have college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
- Are able to demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
Scheduled CIT-165 classes:
There are currently no CIT-165 classes scheduled for this term.