Information Science offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). The BS in Information Science (IS) allows students to study the design and use of information systems in a social context. The field studies the creation, representation, organization, application, and analysis of information in digital form. The focus of Information Science is on technological systems and their use, approached through an interdisciplinary approach with a variety of methodologies. 

Learn more about Info Sci's admission requirements through CALS via the Admission Requirements page. 

The Degree Requirements page details the program's core courses, programming and math requirements, its seven concentrations, and approved electives.  

Students must meet certain criteria for good standing at the end of each semester. See the Criteria for Good Standing page for more information.

Students in Information Science should follow the CALS Social Sciences guidelines to obtain research honors in Information Science. To learn more about these guidelines, see the Honors Requirements page.

For more information about the major, please feel free to contact us by email, visit our undergraduate program office located in 110H Gates Hall, or call 607-255-9837. Walk-in advising hours are: 1 to 3 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Virtual Drop-in Office Hours (Zoom platform) 

Monday-Thursday 2:00pm-3:00pm EST

Meeting ID: 992 6304 2274

Passcode: 616774

Individual appointments via ZOOM

Monday & Thursday 9:00am-11:00am 

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