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The Bachelor of Science with a major in Information Science is a flexible program offering a wide range of concentrations, including technological fields, making you more marketable. Concentrations or minors chosen by students in this program often become an area of specialization for graduate study.
The degree is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge needed to build competencies in important and emerging areas such as information organization, information architecture, information seeking and use, health informatics, knowledge management, digital content and digital curation, and information systems.
The bachelor’s program provides general educational preparation for students planning to enter the information profession. Its objectives are for students to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to:
While pursuing your degree, you will hone the skills required to:
The flexibility built into the program prepares graduates for the varying career options available in the information profession. Students can customize their program by developing focused areas of studies (concentrations) or by choosing a minor or certificate in another field.
A bachelor's degree in Information Science is the entry point for many information-related careers in the public and private sector, such as:
Knowledge manager —organizing information from multiple areas in a business to facilitate internal and external procedures