Jun 24, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Information Science and Applied Technology, BS


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The Bachelor of Science with a major in information science and applied technology is a flexible program offering a wide range of minors, including technological fields, making you more marketable.  Minors chosen by students in this program often become an area of specialization for graduate study.


The bachelor’s degree program requires a major in the Department of Library and Information Sciences and a minor in another field. Students must meet all general requirements for admission to undergraduate study as stated in the Admission section of this catalog. To enroll for more than 6 hours of courses in the school, students must have the following:

  • at least sophomore standing
  • a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5. At least junior standing is required to enroll for more than 12 hours in the school

Degree requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science with a major in information science must meet the following requirements:

Hours required and general university requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced. See “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog.

University Core Curriculum requirements


See “University Core Curriculum Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog.

Bachelor of Science degree requirements


Major of at least 33 hours including 18 hours of required courses in the concentration, and at least 15 additional hours selected with the approval of the department.

Major requirements


Major of at least 24 hours, including 9 hours of required courses and at least 15 additional hours selected with approval of the department.

Required courses


Other requirements


A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required on all courses counted toward the major.

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