If you are interested in learning how to use information and technology to help people reach their goals, our bachelor's degree in information sciences (BS/IS) is right for you!
The BS/IS is the only program of its kind offered among public universities in the state of Illinois. The iSchool is a leader in higher education, ranked #1 among professional schools of library and information studies by U.S. News & World Report.
In today’s tech-centered job market, there is a high demand for information professionals. Our BS in information sciences (BS/IS) will provide a competitive edge by teaching you how to:
- Design information systems and services
- Organize, manage, and evaluate information for diverse users
- Interpret and use data for real-world application and collaboration
You’ll become a specialist in the information sciences who understands the human perspective, social context, and policy implications of information in society. You’ll take courses in programming, database concepts, and research methods while also learning about broader social issues, such as information equity and ethics. You also will have the option to pursue undergraduate minors in specialized areas of study:
- Informatics Minor
- Game Studies and Design Minor