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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Science, BS

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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

  1. Have at least sophomore standing and
  2. Have 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 for the Degree:

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced.

General University Requirements:

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

University Core Curriculum:

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

Arts and Sciences Degree Requirements:

See additional requirements specified for the College of Arts and Sciences  in the College of Arts and Sciences section of this catalog.

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.


Minor of at least 18 hours, including at least 6 advanced hours, in an approved field outside the department.


33 hours.

Other Requirements:

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

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