Mobile Telecommunications Fundamentals

Course #EC3795

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course establishes a foundation for advanced study specifically in mobile telecommunications pertinent to DoD and DoN missions. An extensive introduction of principles associated with wireless communications is provided beginning with mathematical foundations for radio frequency signals, propagation effects, radio transmitter and receiver components and antenna design. An introductory discussion of signals associated with unregulated commercial wireless (Bluetooth, WiFi) is provided. The majority of the course focuses on communications associated with commercial mobile telecommunications of interest to the DoD and DoN, to include protocols, signaling procedures, security, and management. The course will address all standardized generations of mobile telecommunications (GSM, CDMA, CDMA2000, UMTS, LTE, NR).

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 295


  • EC2700
  • PH1322
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  09 Oct 2023

    Columbus Day (holiday)

  •  24 Oct 2023

    Shift day: treat as Friday class schedule

  •  10 Nov 2023

    Veteran's Day (holiday)

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