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 BS and BA 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.
B.A. in Information Science and eSociety
NEW! Also offered in UA Online!
Innovations in communication and computational 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 privacy issues, ethics, information manipulation and the impact of social media on daily life.
Mediated marketing or service, online collaborative work, social media use and management across health, education, business, or civic sectors, as well as information analysis 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, Internet Applications Programmer, Web Administrator, and Software Developer.
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