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BA - IS (College of Arts & Sciences)

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ColinBudd

Graduating with a bachelor's degree in Information Science in May 2016, Colin said Info Sci's interdisciplinary education enabled him to pursue classes in economics, law, visual studies, business and more.

The Bachelor of Arts in Information Science (IS) allows students to study the design and use of information systems in a social context.

The BA in Information Science (IS) allows students to study the design and use of information systems in a social context. The field studies the creation, representation, organization, application, and analysis of information in digital form. The focus of Information Science is on technological systems and their use, approached through an interdisciplinary approach with a variety of methodologies. 

For more information about the major, please feel free to contact us by email, visit our undergraduate program office located in 110H Gates Hall, or call 607-255-9837.

 

 

All potential majors are reviewed on a case-by-case basis relative to the following criteria:

  • Completion of 4 courses: CS 1110, calculus or statistics, and two of the five core courses (INFO 2040, INFO 2450, INFO 1300, INFO 1200 and INFO 2950). Courses must be taken for a letter grade... more

This option is only available to students that matriculated prior to Fall of 2015.

All potential majors are reviewed on a case-by-case basis relative to the following criteria:

  • Completion of 4 core courses, one in each of the 4 core course areas (i.e. Math and Statistics, Human-... more

Details on the Core and Track requirements to complete the Information Science major within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Find out more about the criteria for remaining in good standing with your College.

Arts & Sciences students in Information Science should follow the guidelines below to obtain research honors in Information Science.