The B.S. in Information Science and Technology consists of courses organized into three tiers:
Core Courses: dealing with enormous quantities of data, computer programming, digital ethics, statistics, and the fundamental ideas in information science.
Research Methods, Computational Arts, and Society: Coursework in Data Science as well Computational Arts & Media. Coursework can include Creative Coding, Technology of Sound, Designing Installations, and Theories of New Media.
Intensive Computing: customized course selection based on student focus. Coursework can include Informatics Applications, Human-Computer Interaction, Artifical Intelligence, Bayesian Modeling, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Cyberinfrastructure, as well as a required Individual Studies Component and Senior Capstone (ISTA 498) course.
Requirements for the ISTA B.S.
- If your catalog year is Spring 2017 or earlier, please contact the Undergraduate Academic Advisor for your degree requirements. Your catalog year is the academic year you declared the major, not the current year.
- If your catalog year is Fall 2017 or later, your degree requirements can be found in the file attachment below.
- It is important to consult your advisor and your advisement report to clarify your catalog year!
Please note: For Fall 2017 catalog and beyond, the ISTA B.S. now requires a minor. Common minors to pair with ISTA include Computer Science, Math, and Business Administration.