Information Management and Services, B.S.

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and a 2.5 cumulative GPA is required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/information-library-science/programs 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html. 

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (24 Credits)

ILS 302 — Information Service
ILS 320 —Technical Services
ILS 330 — User Services
ILS 360 - Data Literacy and Presentation
ILS 400 - Library Information Service Practice
ILS 421 — Organization of the Information Center
ILS 425 — Information Sources
ILS 440 — Information Service Technology

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (15 Credits) 

Select 9 credits from:
CSC 104 - Web Technology (T1TF)*
CSC 152 - CS1: Programming Fundamentals
CSC 200 - Information Management and Productivity Software (T1TF)*
CSC 207 - Computer Systems
CSC 212 - Data Structures
CSC 334 - Human Computer Interactions
CSC 335 - Database Systems
CSC 465 - Computer Networking and Security II
CSC 477 - Data Mining

Select 6 credits from any of the following areas:

Management
MGT 200 — Managerial Communication
MGT 300 — Management and Organization
MGT 305 — Organizational Behavior
MGT 415 — Developing Team Managerial Skills

Psychology/Sociology
PSY 210 — Infant and Child Development
PSY 215 — Adolescent Development
PSY 227 — Social Psychology
PSY 370 — Educational Psychology
     or
PSY 371 — Educational Psychology for Early Childhood Majors
SOC 203 — Social Organizations
SOC 361 — Urban Sociology

Communication
COM 101 — Public Speaking
COM 225 — Interpersonal Communication
COM 253 — Fundamentals of Video Production