Dec 03, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [Archived Catalog]

Information and Telecommunication Systems Minor

Minor code OR5329

Scripps College of Communication
J. Warren McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems
360 Schoonover Center
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4890
Fax: 740.593.4889

Hans Kruse, contact person

The information and telecommunication systems minor is for any student whose career preparation will benefit from a systematic grounding in telecom networking. Today, communication increasingly is mediated by electronic networks, especially computer-based networks. Modern business practices are grounded in computer data networks and telephone voice networks–graduates who are comfortable with and knowledgeable of networking practices will have a competitive advantage over those who are not.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The information and telecommunications minor will give students a competitive advantage in the job market over others who do not have at least basic knowledge of modern telecommunication networks. The ITS minor is often completed by students in business, media arts, and visual communication.