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Concentrations

The following lists the Concentration requirements for CALS, A&S, AAP, HE, and ILR. Concentration requirements are different for Engineering and the Hotel School. Please see the Requirements page for more details. 

DATA SCIENCE

This concentration will equip students to learn about the world through data analytics.

  • Core – INFO 2950: Introduction to Data Science.
  • Choose three courses from any of the categories within the Data Science concentration, listed here.
  • Electives: Choose two courses from any concentration.

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

This concentration provides students with an in-depth understanding of the behavioral and social aspects of interacting with and through information technology.

  • Core - INFO 2450: Communication and Technology
  • Choose three courses from any of the categories within the Behavioral Science concentration, listed here.
  • Electives: Choose two courses from any concentration.

INFORMATION ETHICS, LAW, AND POLICY

This concentration provides training and insight into the ethical, legal, and policy dimensions of contemporary information technology.

  • Core - INFO 1200: Information Ethics, Law, and Policy
  • Choose three courses from any of the categories within the Information Ethics, Law, and Policy concentration, listed here.
  • Electives: Choose two courses from any concentration.

INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

This concentration provides students with the analytical and technical skills they need to design and build functional technical systems.

  • Core - CS 2110: Programming and Data Structures
  • Choose three courses from any of the categories within the Interactive Technologies concentration, listed here.
  • Electives: Choose two courses from any concentration

* CS majors must take an extra elective from any concentration (not a CS course).

DIGITAL CULTURE AND PRODUCTION

This concentration explores computing as a cultural phenomenon. It equips students to analyze technology's role in society and culture, to understand it historically, and to produce media artifacts.

  • Core - INFO 3561: Computing Cultures
  • Choose three courses from any of the categories within the Digital Culture and Production concentration, listed here.
  • Electives: Choose two courses from any concentration.

NETWORKS, CROWDS, AND MARKETS

This concentration helps students to understand formal models, data and policy issues surrounding networked systems.

  • Core - INFO 2040: Networks
  • Choose three courses from any of the categories within the Networks, Crowds, and Markets concentrations, listed here.
  • Electives: Choose two courses from any concentration.

UX (USER EXPERIENCE)

This concentration is designed to help students gain a better understanding of user experience design through studies in design and user perception.

  • Core - INFO 2450: Communication and Technology
  • Choose three courses from any of the categories within the User Experience concentration, listed here.
  • Electives: Choose two courses from any concentration.