Undergraduate Programs


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The UArizona School of Information stands at the forefront of undergraduate education in the fields of information science, data science and visualization, game design and development, games and behavior, esports, immersive technologies, computational arts and more.

As Arizona's iSchool, we are dedicated to your success, delivering a world-class, cross-disciplinary education that empowers you with the skills and knowledge you need to drive the digital revolution.



Each iSchool degree requires 120 units to graduate and a minor or double major.
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  Bachelor of Science in Game Design & Development Bachelor of Arts in Games & Behavior Bachelor of Science in Information Science Bachelor of Arts in Information Science & Arts Bachelor of Arts in Information Science & eSociety
Areas of Study
  • Game design for an array of purposes and industries
  • Gamification best practices
  • Game programming and development
  • Game design principles
  • Human behavior and games
  • Roles and outcomes of gamification in society
  • Computational thinking
  • Data science and analysis
  • Interactive and immersive technologies, including artificial intelligence and extended and virtual reality
  • Creative coding
  • Computational arts
  • Digital storytelling
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Multimedia design
  • User experience


  • Content creation
  • Digital life and human behavior
  • Digital media and engagement
  • Online privacy, ethics and information manipulation
  • Social media strategy, theory and networks
Campus Main Main Main Main Main
Required Emphasis Area? No No Yes: Data Science or Interactive & Immersive Technologies No No
STEM-Designated? No No Yes Yes Yes
Math Requirement Higher (Elements of Calculus) Lower (Exploring Data) Higher (Elements of Calculus) Lower (Exploring Data) Lower (Exploring Data)
Second Language Requirement 2 semesters 4 semesters 2 semesters 4 semesters 4 semesters
Accelerated Master’s Program Option No No Yes: MS in Information Science No Yes: MA in Library & Information Science
Career Possibilities Include:
  • Game tester
  • Mobile developer
  • Software developer or programmer
  • Video game designer
  • Web developer
  • Consumer insights manager
  • Game tester
  • Gaming market research manager
  • Software quality assurance analyst
  • User experience designer
  • Application or systems analyst
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Data analyst, scientist or engineer
  • Information architect
  • Software developer or programmer
  • Computational art, simulation or installation technician
  • Digital marketing or media specialist
  • Multimedia specialist
  • User experience designer
  • Web designer
  • Content developer or producer
  • Digital marketing or media specialist
  • Social media specialist
  • Strategy manager
  • Technology consultant
Average Salary* $95,000* $65,000* $93,000* $82,000* $82,000*

 * Average salary data for degree graduates according to PayScale and/or Zippia, January 2024. Subject to change and not a guarantee of starting salary or average salary once established in career.



Although undergraduate academic certificates are not professional certifications, they signal to employers that students have dedicated the time and energy necessary to build fluency with concepts explored in the certificates.


Graduate with honors from any of our undergraduate degrees and complete independent research with our renowned faculty. Learn more about being a Universrity of Arizona honors student:

Explore the W.A. Franke Honors College

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Learn more about the iSchool's undergraduate programs by contacting us at si_admissions@arizona.edu or review the admissions process and begin your application now:

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