What Is Information Science?
Information science centers around people’s interactions with information, data and technology. By majoring in Information Science, you will explore the intersection between technology and human values. You will work with people to gain insight into the ways individuals and societies use information and data, while learning to develop equitable information and data systems. In short, you’ll leverage information and data technologies to enhance people’s lives.
In the program, you will learn how to create technology-based systems that actively support social justice and promote the public good. Graduates will strive to increase impartial access and understanding of information and data that will increase productivity and foster well-being.
The interdisciplinary major integrates coursework in computing, analytics, design, human factors, ethics and impact on society.