Bachelor of Science in Information Science

BACHELOR of Science in Information Science

Shape the future of information.

Find out how the BSIS is the right program for you:

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$93K

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The University of Arizona’s on-campus, STEM-designated Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) equips you with the versatile, cross-disciplinary skills you need to solve society’s most critical information challenges.

Students choose between one of two emphasis areas: Data Science or Interactive and Immersive Technologies. In the BSIS, you’ll gain the hands-on computational, mathematical and technological foundation you need to analyze and extend the digital world, opening the door to a wide variety of careers at the intersection of information, people and technology.

* Average salary for information science bachelor's graduates according to Zippia, January 2024.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN THE BSIS

  • Computational thinking to solve a wide range of information and data challenges
  • Collection, manipulation, analysis and interpretation of different types of data at different scales
  • Research methods and presentation skills for data and information science
  • Information and communication programming, technologies and tools and the implications of their uses
  • Scientific and social uses of information
  • Social, cultural and economic implications of digital life and culture
  • Recognition and analysis of ethical and policy concerns raised by new technologies
  • Effective communication across cultures and with diverse peoples and groups
  • How to craft effective, ethical solutions for data and information challenges

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"I chose the BS in Information Science at the iSchool because it gives me the flexibility to explore the things I am most interested in. I don’t know of any other program or college that affords its students such flexibility."
Kapua Ioane, BS Information Science ’23

Are you ready to shape the future of information?

Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Information Science by contacting us at ischool-ugrad@arizona.edu or begin your application today:

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