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Career Research Document II

Part II- Career Information: this does NOT have to be one of the Aptitude Test Result careers; you may pick a different one. Refer back to the Career Interest Document that you downloaded for the specific information.

Due: 11/6/14

Research

1. Career - choose a career that you are interested in pursuing. (If you are undecided, you can choose one that looks interesting).

a. Name of Career

Telecommunications Engineering Specialists

b. Brief description –

Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks.

c. Average Annual Salary-

Employment (1) Employment

RSE (3) Mean hourly

wage Mean annual

wage (2) Wage RSE (3)

141,270 1.7 % $46.97 $97,700 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%(Median) 75% 90% Hourly Wage $25.92 $34.65 $45.85 $57.5$ $70.05AnnualWage (2) $53,920 $72,070 $95,380 $119,690 $145,700

d. Education required (most common) –

Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

e. Day to Day Tasks

Watch the technology and connection, connect stuff with internet and help people.

f. Job Outlook

Employment of computer network architects is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for computer network architects will increase as firms continue to expand their use of wireless and mobile networks.

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Career Research Document III

Part III-Education: Refer back to the Career Interest Document that you downloaded for the specific information. Pick three schools/ universities and find out the following information:

Due: 11/11/14

  1. School Name: Baylor

a. Annual cost (the annual cost is all of the following added up. Once you find the following you add them together for the yearly cost):

i. Tuition $19,280.00

ii. Books $69.99

iii. Housing $2,800.00

iv. Meal plan $2,267.17

b. What financial aid is offered? Yes or no; what kind of each?

i. Loans up to $4000 are made to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need.

ii. Scholarships more than 80% of Baylor students already receive some type of financial assistance

iii. Work Study All student employment is administered through the Student Financial Aid Office.

iv. Exemptions

c. Admission requirements: yes or no; score/fee;

i. Application The Freshman application must be submitted even if you have dual credit college hours.

ii. SAT and/or ACT score

SAT (25-75th Percentile)

Total: 1665-1965est

Critical Reading: 550-650

Math: 560-660

% Submitting SAT: 66% ACT (25-75th Percentile)

Composite: 23-28 English: 23-29 Math: 23-27% Submitting ACT: 34%

iii. High school GP%80% or 95 yes

iv. AP courses science, math, history

v. Essay

  1. School Name Oregon

a. Annual cost:

i. Tuition 2,730.00

ii. Books 350.00

iii. Housing 3,890.00

iv. Meal plan 3,890.00

b. What financial aid is offered? Yes or no; what kind of each?

i. Loans no

ii. Scholarships yes

iii. Work Study yes

iv. Exemptions no

v. Admission requirements: yes or no; score/fee yes

c. Application

i. SAT and/or ACT score %80% or 95 yes

ii. High school GPA 80% - 95% yes

iii. AP courses math, science, and history

iv. Essay yes

  1. School Name OU

a. Annual cost:

i. Tuition $2,064.00

ii. Books

iii. Housing $9,126/year

iv. Meal plan $7.50. for each meal

b. What financial aid is offered? Yes or no; what kind of each?

i. Loans yes

ii. Scholarships yes

iii. Work Study yes

iv. Exemptions no

c. Admission requirements: yes or no; score/fee

i. Application yes

ii. SAT and/or ACT score 80%- 95% yes

iii. High school GPA 80%- 95% yes

iv. AP courses math, science, history

v. Essay