Information Science, BSIS

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Common Computer and Information Science Curriculum

Computer Science Overview
CS 1200Computer Science/Information Science Overview 11
CS 1210Computer Science/Information Science Overview 2: Co-op Preparation1
Computer Science Fundamental Courses
A grade of C– is required:
CS 1800
and CS 1801
Discrete Structures
and Recitation for CS 1800
4
CS 2500
and CS 2501
Fundamentals of Computer Science 1
and Lab for CS 2500
5
CS 2510
and CS 2511
Fundamentals of Computer Science 2
and Lab for CS 2510
5
CS 2800
and CS 2801
Logic and Computation
and Lab for CS 2800
5
Computer Science Required Courses
CS 3500Object-Oriented Design4
CS 3650Computer Systems4
CS 3700Networks and Distributed Systems4
CS 4800Algorithms and Data4
Computing and Social Issues
Complete one of the following:4
Technology and Human Values
The Twenty-First-Century Workplace
Environment, Technology, and Society
Computers and Society
Wired/Unwired: Cybercultures and Technopolitics
Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights

Common Information Science Curriculum

Information Science Foundations
CS 3200Database Design4
IS 2000Principles of Information Science4
IS 3500Information System Design and Development4
Human Computer Interaction
IS 4300Human Computer Interaction4
PSYC 1101Foundations of Psychology4
Research and Data Analysis
PSYC 2320Statistics in Psychological Research4
or ECON 2350 Statistics
IS 4800Empirical Research Methods4
IS 4900Information Science Senior Project5

Information Science Concentrations and Electives

Complete one of the following concentrations:

Concentrations
Concentration in Information Systems Management
Complete three of the following:12
Software Quality Assurance
Software Project Management
Software Development
Web Development
Business Systems Integration
Organizational Behavior
Organizational Behavior
Concentration in Human Computer Interaction
Complete three of the following:12
Cognition
Artificial Intelligence
Software Development
Mobile Application Development
Web Development
Natural Language Processing
Concentration in Research and Data Analysis
Complete three of the following:12
Information Retrieval
Social Information Systems
Artificial Intelligence
Software Development
Natural Language Processing
Computer Science or Information Science Elective
Complete one CS or IS elective that is not already required from the following list:4
CS 2500 to CS 5999 but not CS 5010
IS 2000 to IS 5999

Computer Science English Requirement

College Writing
ENGW 1111First-Year Writing4
Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
ENGW 3302Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions4
or ENGW 3315 Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

Required General Electives

Complete nine general electives

Major GPA Requirement

Minimum 2.000 GPA required in all CS and IS courses

Information Science Major Credit Requirement

Complete 73 semester hours in CS and IS for the major.

Program Requirement

133 total semester hours required

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CS 12001CS 25104Vacation0Vacation0
CS 18004CS 25111  
CS 18010CS 28004  
CS 25004CS 28011  
CS 25011ECON 23504  
ENGW 11114Elective4  
PSYC 11014   
 18 18 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IS 20004IS 35004Vacation0Co-op0
CS 32004IS 43004  
CS 35004CS 48004  
Elective4CS 36504  
 CS 12101  
 16 17 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0CS 37004Elective4Co-op0
 IS 48004Elective4 
 IS concentration elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0ENGW 33024Elective4Co-op0
 SOCL 45284Elective4 
 IS concentration elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
Co-op0IS 49005  
 IS concentration elective4  
 Elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 17  
Total Hours: 134

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CS 12001CS 25104Vacation0Vacation0
CS 18004CS 25111  
CS 18010CS 28004  
CS 25004CS 28011  
CS 25011ECON 23504  
ENGW 11114Elective4  
PSYC 11014   
 18 18 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IS 20004Co-op0Co-op0Vacation0
CS 32004   
CS 35004   
CS 12101   
Elective4   
 17 0 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IS 35004Co-op0Co-op0Elective4
IS 43004  Elective4
CS 48004   
CS 36504   
 16 0 0 8
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IS 48004Co-op0Co-op0Elective4
CS 37004  Elective4
IS concentration elective4   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 8
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
ENGW 33024IS 49005  
SOCL 45284IS concentration elective4  
IS concentration elective4IS concentration elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
 16 17  
Total Hours: 134