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Bachelor of Science degree in Information and Telecommunication Systems (ITS)

One of only a few academic programs in the nation and the only one in Ohio that concentrates on producing business savvy, technologically knowledgeable telecom professionals. This program now has two tracks, one in ITS and one that combines ITS with VR/AR and gaming.

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Want to learn more about what you can do with a degree from our ITS tracks?

Ike Riesbeck

Ike Riesbeck, just graduated from the McClure School. Check out what he is working on at Cisco.

ITS and VR/AR & gaming track

A new track that allows students to complete the ITS degree with virtual reality as a concentration and prepares students for careers in both the technical & business side of Information Telecom and the application side of VR.

Minor in ITS

We offer a combination of courses that students can take to get a hands-on understanding of the business of information technology.

The ITS minor checksheet [PDF] has all the details.


Bachelor of Science degree in Games and Animation

Housed in the School of Media Arts & Studies and offered in partnership with the J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies.

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One of the region's key labs in gaming, animation and virtual reality is our GRID Lab

Prof. John Bowditch working in the green room at the GRID Lab

Prof. John Bowditch is a nationally recognized expert in gaming, VR and AR.


Esports certificate

In collaboration with the College of Business, Sports Administration, we offer a unique undergraduate esports certificate.

Esports Certificate

Construction is done at our new esports facility. Planning official opening for Fall 2021!

Master of Information and Telecommunication Systems

An interdisciplinary degree program that studies the technical, policy, and strategic issues involved in telecommunication and information technologies, systems, and services. The degree is offered both residentially and online.

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Our students have the opportunity to collaborate in diverse interdisciplinary projects.

Schoonover Center Green Roof

At the green roof in Schoonover Center, our students have helped set up scientific instruments and build systems that report live data to the Internet.

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