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. 

See the Admission Requirements page to learn more about how to declare the Info Sci major, transfer into the major from another Cornell college, or transfer in from another institution. 

The Degree Requirements page details the program's core courses, programming and math requirements, its seven concentrations, and approved electives.  

Students must meet certain criteria for good standing at the end of each semester. See the Criteria for Good Standing page for more information.

See the Honors Requirements page to review the guidelines to obtain research honors in Information Science

For more information about the major, please feel free to contact us by email, visit our undergraduate program office located in 520 Rhodes Hall, or call 607-255-9837. 

 

 

Ani Mercincavage

Ani works primarily with seniors. She provides general advising to seniors with regard to the IS major curriculum. Feel free to stop by during virtual drop-in office hours or schedule a virtual appointment.

Jess Wilkie

Jess works primarily with prospective and current majors with last names starting with the letters J-Z. She provides general advising to majors and non-majors with regard to the IS major curriculum. Feel free to stop by during office hours or schedule an appointment.

 

Terry Horgan

Terry works primarily with all minors and prospective and current majors with last names starting with the letters A-I. He provides general advising to majors and non-majors with regard to the IS major curriculum. Feel free to stop by during virtual drop-in office hours or schedule a virtual appointment.

 

Drop-in office hours on Zoom

Tuesdays – 1:00pm-3:00pm EST

Join Zoom Meeting

https://cornell.zoom.us/j/95183416994?pwd=QlVTWkVTVTNIMVNDVktLY3ZnenpLdz09

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Passcode: 018863

 

Drop-in office hours in person (Jess only)

Thursday – 10:00am-11:00am EST in 521A Rhodes Hall