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

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. Any credits over 45 are counted toward free electives.

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.


21 Credits Required

ILS 302 — Information Service
ILS 320 —Technical Services
ILS 330 — User Services
ILS 421 — Organization of the Information Center
ILS 425 — Information Sources
ILS 440 — Information Service Technology
ILS 490 — Senior Capstone


18 Credits Required

Select 12 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
    • SOC 203 — Social Organizations
    • SOC 361 — Urban Sociology
  • Communication
    • COM 101 — Fundamentals of Professional Presentations
    • COM 225 — Interpersonal Communications
    • COM 253 — Fundamentals of Video Production


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