A bachelor's degree in Information Science is the entry point for many information-related careers in the public and private sector, such as:
The bachelor's degree program is the portal to our master's degree in Information Science or Library Science. While pursuing your degree, you'll hone the skills required to:
We offer six concentrations and a wide range of minors, which will make you more marketable to employers. The concentrations are:
Flexibility is a key component of the program. Coursework is offered onsite, online and in blended formats so you can balance classes with full-time or part-time employment.
The Department of Library and Information Sciences offers financial support and scholarships to its students to recognize exceptional academic and creative accomplishments
The necessary course work required to earn your degree includes:
The information science courses provide an overview of information professions, information organizations, and information access and retrieval. A complete degree plan is available here.
The Career Center, Learning Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major. The Learning Center offers workshops on speed reading, study skills and time management. Academic advisors will help you plan your class schedule each semester.