Students entering this program receive their B.S. in Operations Management or Information Management from the Leeds School of Business and their MS from the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program (ITP) and the College of Engineering and Applied Science.
The student is required to be admitted both by ITP and the Leeds School of Business and to fulfill all requirements a BS in Operations or Information Management from the Leeds School of Business. Once the student has completed 60 hours in Business School courses, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, he or she may apply to the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Department. The student must fulfill all requirements for the MS in Telecommunications Degree. The following required Business School courses will count towards both degrees:
- MGMT 4120/5120: Managing Business Processes. This class counts as a programming class in the MS, Telecommunications degree requirements.
- MGMT 4230/5230: Design of Usable Business Systems. This class counts as a technology class in the MS, Telecommunications degree requirements.
- MGMT 4850: IT-Enabled Competitive advantage. Taught Fall only.
(Note: All ITP students who wish to take MBA classes from the business school must petition the MBA program. Students are expected to have similar qualifications to those they would require for admission to the MBA program. In most cases, students in the BS Information Systems / MS, Telecommunications joint degree program do not yet have these qualifications and so are not eligible to take MBA classes.)