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Collin College's Convergence Technology program can help fast track your career in Unified Communications. Please be our guest Thursday, October 8, 6:30pm at the Preston Ridge Campus, Heritage Hall Digital Home Technology Integration Lab.  

Join us for an introduction to the education and career opportunities available to you as a Network Engineer, Home Technology Integrator, Systems Analyst.
Voice over IP and Home Automation demonstrations will be provided by current Collin Convergence students. Advisors and faculty will be on hand to assist you in planning your academic future.
Program Spotlight:
Voice over IPSept 09 H241 
EECT 1371 Voice-over-IP
10/19 - 12/9/09    MW 6:00 - 9:50pm
Preston Ridge Campus (Frisco)
Instructor: Peter G. Brierley
Course Description:
A study of telecommunications convergent technologies including telephone, LAN, WAN, wireless, voice, video, and internet protocol. Introduces the student to Voice, Video and Integrated data (VVID) over IP networks to provide seamless and secure communications solutions to business and home technology needs. This includes discussions on interoperability methods and techniques to integrate disparate systems and technologies, and includes people skills development. Prepares individuals to pass the Cisco CVOICE certification exam. Lab required. 4 credit hours.

Ask the Industry Experts - Why VoIP?
The importance of VoIP as a core component of the education of a network engineer or technician cannot be understated.
~Dan McGee, Manager, Global Network Operations, Texas Instruments Inc
VoIP is the telephone technology of today and the future.
~David Hoyt, Chief Information Systems Officer, Collin College
VoIP is no longer the future, it is the here and now. With many of the millenial generation not even knowing what a landline is, it shows you how much we have evolved. Just search Facebook, LinkedIn or twitter for the Convergence Technolgoy Center and you will find a program to get your hands-on experience in a hurry~Corey Kirkendoll, Technical Leader Cisco Systems 

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Program Director:  Dave Galley 972.377.1676
Faculty:  Pete Brierley 972.377.1686
Convergence Technology
Information Night October 8

IT Essentials
Meet our staff, faculty and students. Have you got questions? We've got answers!
Whether you're a new, prospective or current student - Please join us! Learn about Convergence degree and certificate opportunities in Cisco courses,  Digital Home Technology Integration, Network Security, Voice over IP, Wireless Security and other cutting-edge courses.
Current students: CT Information Nights are a great opportunity for you to get a degree audit, declare your degree, learn more about co-op opportunities and/or just get one-on-one help with your course planning. Join us!
Where & When
Collin College - Preston Ridge Campus
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Heritage Hall
9700 Wade Blvd.
Frisco TX 75035
Room H241

Thursday, October 8, 2009
6:30 - 8:00PM
Classes Begin October 19, 2009
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Fall 2009
Second 8 Week Session: October 19 - December 13
Traditional/Blended/Flex Entry/Online Classes Available.

Morning, evening, and weekend courses are offered at Spring Creek Campus (SCC) Plano and Preston Ridge Campus (PRC) Frisco
ALSO: Wintermester and Spring Online registration begins December 1, 2009
Fall 2009 2nd 8-weeks Convergence Technology Course Listing
See Below For Help Searching Online! 
Elect/Electronic Communication
EECT 1371: Voice-Over-Internet Protocol (Cisco CVOICE)
Computer Maintenance Tech
CPMT 1405: IT Essentials I: Hardware and Software

Computer Networking (Cisco Academy)
ITCC 1301:  CCNA1 Networking Basics
ITCC 1304:  CCNA2 Router and Routing Basics
ITCC 2308:  CCNA3 Switching Basics & Intermediate Routing
ITCC 2310:  CCNA4 WAN Technologies
Computer Information Systems
ITSY 1400: Fundamentals of Information Security (Security +)
ITSY 2343: Computer System Forensics
Computer Networking Technology
ITNW 1358: Network+ (Exam CompTIA Network+ cert exam) 
Management & Maintenance - MS Windows Server
ITMT 1450:  Implementing & Supporting MS Windows XP Professional (Exam 70-270)
Check out course availability: Look courses up online at

Here are the "Subject Titles" you need in order to find Convergence Technology courses:

Computer & Information Security for all courses that begin w ITSY
Computer Information Systems for ITSC
Computer Maintenance Technology for CPMT
Computer Networking for ITCC
Computer Networking Technology
for ITNW
Electrical/Electronics & Communication for EECT
Management & Maintenance-MS Windows Server for ITMT


UNT's Bachelor of Arts in IT degreeBrett

One of the only Bachelors Degree in Information Technology in the State of Texas - and it's in the University of North Texas' College of Engineering, too!
Join us for a Collin Convergence Technology Information Night and learn how your Collin College Convergence Techology Certificate transfers directly into UNT's BA in IT degree program.
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Join the CTC online:
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  • Join the LinkedIn Group "CTC - The Green IT Solution" to receive links to Green IT related news and discussions.
  • On Facebook, get your very own piece of Convergence Technology flair to post on your wall. Coming soon - CTC's Facebook group page.
  • Get Green IT tweets 2-3 times a week - follow @annblackman on Twitter.

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Helen Sullivan
Convergence Technology Center Director
972-377-1648 / e-mail
Ann Blackman
Convergence Technology Center Program Manager
972-377-1582 / e-mail

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9700 Wade Blvd.
Frisco, Texas 75035