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"IF WE COULD FIRST LEARN WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE WE ARE GOING, WE WOULD BE BETTER ABLE TO JUDGE WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO DO IT."

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Bachelor of Telecommunication Engineering (BS)

School of Science and Engineering
Atlantic International University


The Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering (BS) program helps students to demonstrate theoretical and technical knowledge of telecommunications systems associated with LANs, MANs, and WANs. Students will learn to design, implement, and manage telecommunications systems using voice and data. The Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering (BS) program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials. Instead, the online Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering (BS) curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.

Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU? (Course and Curriculum)


Core Courses and Topics in Telecommunications Engineering:

    Analog and Digital Communications
    Switching and Automata Theory
    Computer Systems and Network
    Satellite Transmission
    Probability and Statistics
    Fiber-optic communications
    Legal and Regulatory Issues in Telecommunications
    Telecommunications Network Management
    C Language Programming
    Telecommunications
    Engineering Ethics
    Mathematics for Engineers
    Fundamentals of Mechanics

Orientation Courses:

  • Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
  • Organization Theory (Portfolio)
  • Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
  • Seminar Administrative Development (Book Summary)
  • Seminar Cultural Development (Practical Experience)
  • Seminar International Development (Publications)


Research Project in Telecommunications Engineering:

Bachelor Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Bachelor Thesis (5,000 words)
Publication: Each Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.

Career Center Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering

Job Description Bachelors in Telecommunications Engineering

Under direction, a Telecommunications Engineer provides engineering and technical telecommunications support for state-wide LAN, WAN and frame relay systems. Designs, plans, configures, implements, controls, monitors and maintains a multi-user, multi-site network in a client server environment. Seeks innovative and state-of-the-art solutions to develop the highest level of responsiveness, production and functionality from the network infrastructure investment. Work performed: Manages a multi-site telecommunications environment to provide network connectivity and stability for court operations and the case management application. Monitors the network for errors that are transparent to users. Resolves problems with the network, including routers, frame relay and modem connection. Orders, or oversees the ordering of, all the hardware and vendor service. Develops technical documentation to incorporate configurations for capacity planning and budget submissions.

Points of Interest

  • Telecommunications includes voice, video, and Internet communications services.

  • Despite increasing demand for telecommunications services, employment will decline as productivity increases rapidly.

  • With rapid technological changes in telecommunications, those with up-to-date technical skills will have the best job opportunities.

  • Average earnings in telecommunications greatly exceed average earnings throughout private industry.

Professional Associations

  • Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS)
  • European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA)
  • International Inbound Services Forum (IISF)
  • Telecommunications Industry Trends (TIT)

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