Information Sciences: Requirements for the Major

Interdisciplinary Major

Supporting Courses (33 credits)

One year of college-level language courses or equivalent competency - see faculty adviser for approval.

COMP SCI 241: Discrete Mathematics I (4 credits)

COMP SCI 256: Software Design I (4 credits)

COMP SCI 257: Software Design II (4 credits)

INFO SCI 210: Information Problems (3 credits)

INFO SCI 220: Controlling Bibliographic Information (3 credits)

INFO SCI 230: Visual Information (3 credits)

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COMP SCI 242: Discrete Mathematics II (4 credits)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

Upper-Level Courses (21 credits)

COMP SCI 460: Systems Analysis and Project Management (3 credits)

INFO SCI 308: Information Technologies (3 credits)

INFO SCI 410: Advanced Information Problems (3 credits)

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COMP SCI 331: Internet Programming (3 credits)

COMP SCI 451: Database Design & Applications (3 credits)

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BUS ADM 382: Introductory Management (3 credits)

COMM 335: Organizational Communication (3 credits)

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COMM 322: Modern Linguistics (3 credits)

COMM 445: Human Communication Theory (3 credits)

INFO SCI 430: Information, Media and Society (3 credits)

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INFO SCI 440: Information and Computing Science Practicum (3 credits)

INFO SCI 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

Internships are available for 1-12 credits but only 3 credits maximum of internship can be used to meet requirements of a major in Information Sciences.

Area of Emphasis (6 credits)

The emphasis affords an opportunity for students to develop some expertise in a particular dimension of information studies. The area is created by the student with the approval of an adviser.