B.A. Information Science and eSociety

Please inquire about the School of Information's Accelerated Master's Program (AMP), designed for exceptional undergraduate students to complete a B.A. in Information Science and eSociety and a M.A. in Library and Information Science in as little as 5 years!

Questions can be directed to the School of Information Undergraduate Academic Advisor.

The School of Information offers three undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Information Science and Arts, Bachelor of Arts in Information Science and eSociety, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Technology. Each degree provides students with the broad knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively and flexibly as part of an information-based workforce. While students in the B.S. and B.A. programs study a wide range of topics relating to the ways in which information is obtained, stored, organized, processed, and understood, they differ in their focus.
To declare any of our Information Majors, please contact the Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Laura Owen. If you are interested in eSociety through UA online, please contact the UA online advisor, Kami Merrifield.

B.A. in Information Science and eSociety  
NEW! Also offered in UA Online!

Innovations in communication and technology are fundamentally changing the ways we create, process, share, manage, and shape knowledge. A degree in Information Science and eSociety will prepare students for contemporary life and work in the 21st century by studying topics such as social networks, privacy issues, digital storytelling, information manipulation, digital discourse, and the impact of social media on daily life.
Computer-mediated marketing or service, online collaborative work, as well as social media use and management, typify professions that relate to an Information Science and eSociety degree. Potential jobs can in this field of study can include: Social Media Specialist, Marketing Research Analyst, Content Writer, Communications Director, and Digital Marketing Director. 
Some information about the origins of eSociety, since re-named to the current B.A. degree in Information Science and eSociety, can be viewed here.

Requirements for the Information Science and eSociety B.A.:

  • If your catalog year is 2015 or before, please contact the Undergraduate Academic Advisor for your degree requirements. 
  • If your catalog year is Fall 2016 or after, your degree requirements can be found in the file attachment below
  • It is important to consult your advisement report to clarify your catalog year! 

File attachments: 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences