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LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 22, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Telecommunications Specialist, CD

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The Telecommunications Specialist Credit Diploma is designed to prepare students with the industry-established skills necessary for a career in telecommunications deployment, maintenance, and repair. Students gain expertise in ethernet, copper, and fiber optic networking, as well as structural access and design, and workplace communications.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Telecommunications Specialist website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Information Technology pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze common network problems from an OSI model, layered approach.
  2. Identify key industry standards necessary to specify, install, and test network cabling.
  3. Discuss ANSI/TIA-568- performance specifications for the optical fiber cables recognized in premises cabling standards.
  4. Interpret aspects of basic facility infrastructure construction, entry, and repair with regard to telecommunications services.

First Semester

Program Credit Hour Total: 17 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. The Telecommunications Specialist program is intended to give students the academic coursework helpful in obtaining potential jobs. Possible careers in or related to Telecommunications include Computer User Support Specialist, Computer Network Support Specialist, Telecommunications Equipment Installer and Repairer, except for Line Installers.

Additional information on careers in Information Technology is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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