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B.S. in Informatics (INFO)

Requirements

Students must complete the general requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.  This includes at least 120 total credit hours, at least 36 credit hours at the 300 and 400 level, and at least 105 credit hours of COAS courses.  

Group Va—Major (55-58 cr.)

The major requirements are organized into three categories:
Informatics Core (34 cr.)
Informatics Electives (6 cr.)
Cognate Area (15-18 cr.)

Informatics Core (34 credit hours)
Required (22 cr.)

  • INFO-I 101 Introduction to Informatics (4 cr.)
  • INFO-I 201 Mathematical Foundations of Informatics (4 cr.)
  • INFO-I 202 Social Informatics (3 cr.)
  • INFO-I 210 Information Infrastructure I (4 cr.)
  • INFO-I 211 Information Infrastructure II (4 cr.)
  • INFO-I 308 Information Representation (3 cr.)
  • Select two of the following (6 cr.)
    • INFO-I 300 Human-Computer Interaction (3 cr.)
    • INFO-I 303 Organizational Informatics (3 cr.)
    • INFO-I 310 Multimedia Arts and Technology (3 cr.)
    • INFO-I 320 Distributed Systems and Collaborative Computing (3 cr.)
  • Select one of the following three capstone options (6 cr.)
    • INFO-I 494 and INFO-I 495 Design and Development of an Information System I/II (3 - 3 cr.)
    • INFO-I 492 and INFO-I 493 Senior Thesis I/II (3 & 3 cr.)
    • INFO-I 491 Capstone Project Internship (1 cr. may be repeated up to 6 cr.)

Total (34 cr.)

Informatics Electives (6 credit hours, 300 level or higher)

Please see the CIS Department for a list of acceptable courses. 

Total (6 cr.)

Cognate Area (15-18 credit hours)—Select one Cognate Area

Please see the individual departments for specific information on the Cognate Area.

Group Vb

  • Complete ENG-W231, MATH-M118, and PSY-K300

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