Information Management and Services, B.S.

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This program has a separate admission process. Please consult the admission requirements for this program for more information.

Overall GPA of 2.7 is Required
120 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

45 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program.

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

There are no categories with specific requirements for this program

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

24 Credits Required

  • 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 Required

Select 9 credits from:

Select 6 credits from one of the following areas:

Management

  • MGT 105 — 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

FREE ELECTIVES

Remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).