A major shift away from centralized data processing to distributed system and an increasing emphasis on the use of IS technology to link individuals and entities inside and outside the orgaxiizatioit has created an imperative to integrate the study of telecoIninuiiicatioris networks into the IS curriculum. The subject of this tutorial is to exploie the appropriate dornain of telecommunications subjects to be included in the IS curriculum md to discuss various approaches to developicg arid teaching courses in telecoininunicatioiis.