The Bachelor of Science in Information Science (BSIS) is one of only two offered among North Carolina public universities. It is a multidisciplinary program that blends coursework from library and information sciences, computer science, geography, information systems/supply chain management, and education research methodology. This program prepares students to work for a variety of organizations that handle complex data and information systems and need to leverage this information for decision making. The program consists of three focus areas: management, maintenance, and design of information systems; training, development, and user education; and geographic information systems. In the Organizational & Community Informatics Concentration, you will prepare for an exciting career working with information systems. Your coursework will explore the needs of information users and you will learn the value of information and technology. You will also learn to create and utilize data to support the dissemination of information.
The College of Arts and Sciences offers a minor in Videogaming and Esports that pairs well with this degree. Students complete one required course and 12 hours of electives in courses like Intro to 3D Animation and Fandom and Religion: Rituals, Texts, Communities. Learn More.
Degree Type: Bachelor's
College/School: School of Education
Program Type: Major
Class Type: In Person
Dr. T. Zachary Frazier
Clinical Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Bachelors of Science in Information Science