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.
- If your catalog year is Fall 2017 or later, your degree requirements can be found in the file attachment below.
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.