B.S. in Informatics

General Education Requirements (39 cr)

Written Communication Competency (6 cr)

  • Choose one college level composition course:
    • ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I
    • ENG-H 140 Advanced Freshman Composition
  • Choose one second college level composition course:

Speaking and Listening Competency (3 cr)

Quantitative Reasoning & Natural Sciences Competencies (12 cr)

Humanistic Artistic Competency (6)

*Must include at least 2 disciplines; May include only one studio course

Social-Behavioral Competency (6 cr)

*Must include at least 2 disciplines

  • ANTH-A103 Human Origins and Prehistory
  • ANTH-A104 Cultural Anthropology
  • CJUS-P100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJUS-P200 Theories of Crime and Deviance
  • CMCL-C122 Interpersonal Communication
  • CMCL-C205 Introduction to Communication and Culture
  • ECON-E103 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • ECON-E104 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • EDUC-P250 General Educational Psychology
  • GEOG-G110 Introduction to Human Geography
  • INFO-I101 Introduction to Informatics
  • INFO-I202 Social Informatics
  • POLS-Y103 Introduction to AmericanPolitics
  • POLS-Y105 Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • POLS-Y107 Introduction to Comparative Government
  • POLS-Y109 Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS-Y212 Making Democracy Work
  • PSY-P103 General Psychology
  • PSY-P211 Methods of Experimental Psychology
  • PSY-P216 Lifespan Development
  • SOC-S100 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC-S215 Social Change
  • SOC-S217 Social Inequality
  • SOC-S230 Society and the Individual
  • SWK-S102 Diversity in a Pluralistic Society
  • SWK-S221 Human Growth and Development in the Social Environment
  • SWK-S251 History and Analysis of Social Welfare Policy
  • WOST-W200 Women and Society

Additional Requirements (0-2 cr)

First-Year Seminar (0-2)

Students entering the program with less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit are required to complete the First Year Seminar (UCOL-U 101).

Informatics Core (34 cr.)

* Requires approval of Program Chair, and may be substituted for the above capstone options if completed in Junior or Senior year, and the required project reports have been completed.

Cognate Area (15-18 cr)

Choose at least one Informatics Cognate:

New Media (15)

  • NEWM-N 100 New Media
  • JOUR-J 110 Foundations of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • TEL-T 336 Digital Video Production
  • One additional course at the 300/400 level (with advisor approval).
  • One additional course (with advisor approval).

Web Technology (15)

  • INFO-I 213 Website Design and Development
  • FINA-U 330 Computer Art, Interactive Media
    • Contact advisor to arrange a substitute for this course.
  • FINA-F 102 Fundamental Studio - 2D
  • BUS-S 430 E-Commerce
  • One additional 3-hour course (with advisor approval)

Health Services Administration (16) (In Development)

  • NURS-A 111 Medical Terminology
  • SPEA-H 120 Contemporary Health Care Issues
  • SPEA-H 441 Legal Aspects of Health Services Administration
  • HIA-M 420 Health Care Planning and Information Systems
  • SPEA-H 320 Health Services Administration
  • Choose one additional course

Business (15)

  • BUS-W 100 Introduction to Business Administration
  • BUS-A 201 Introduction to Accounting I
  • ECON-E 103 or E104 Microeconomics or Macroeconomics
  • Choose any two 300 or 400 level business courses (e.g. BUS-M 301, P301, F301), with advisor approval.

Bioinformatics (15)

Marketing (15)

  • BUS-M300 or BUS-M301 Intro. to Marketing Management
  • BUS-M300 Consumer Behavior
  • BUS-M415 Promotion Management
  • Choose 2 Electives (6 credits) from any BUS-M class numbered 302-479 (May choose 3 credits from BUS-M480 Professional Practice in Marketing, BUS-K312 Decision Modeling or BUS-W408 Small Business Practicum)

Custom Designed Cognate (15-18)

  • Choose 15-18 credit hours chosen with the help of a cognate advisor and approved by the Informatics Faculty Committee at IU East.

General Electives (29-32 cr)

Courses selected by the student. IU East degree requirements specify that at least 30 credit hours of total must be at the 300 level or higher. Students must take enough electives to reach 120 credit hours total.

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