May 18, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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ITS 1010 - Consumer Issues in Telecommunication

Provides a broad overview of issues in voice, data, and image communications. Topics focus on consumer issues, technological advancements, and the impact of communication systems on society.

Requisites: Non-ITS major
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Briefly describe the nature/evolution of voice communication: wireline access, cellular access, VoIP.
  • Understand the basics of cellular networks: cells, frequency reuse, handoff, FDMA, CDMA.
  • Understand the fundamentals of regulation / governmental public policy.
  • Very briefly describe the workings of the Internet: layered protocols, TCP/IP, application layer.

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