IS 101 Introduction to Information Sciences

This course provides an introduction to the field of information science and the major. It offers both historical and contemporary context for understanding the role of information in society. Focus is placed upon critical analysis of information problems as well as understanding the creation, use, and distribution of information in business, policy, education, government, health, and other sectors

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS101A - Intro to Information Sciences
      Tue/Thu, 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm
      On-Campus
      Restricted to Information Sciences majors until one week before classes begin (by noon 8/17/2020). For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Judith Pintar
      CRN
      73391
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3 - 4
  • Summer 2020

    • IS101AO - Intro to Information Sciences
      Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Online
      Online course meeting synchronously (during set days/times listed on schedule), with remaining work completed online asynchronously.
      Instructor
      Judith Pintar
      CRN
      40607
      Length
      4 weeks
      Credit hours
      3 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).