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Informatics Plan of Study

The Bachelor of Science in Informatics is a 120 credit hour program. Students must earn a C- or higher in all courses and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher to graduate.

Transfer students should consult an academic advisor regarding potential course exceptions and/or substitutions. We encourage all students to meet with an academic advisor prior to registration each semester.

Critical Courses are printed in bold font. Critical courses are required within the first two years of a degree program and are expected be taken in the semester designated as they either serve as an important prerequisite or provide foundational knowledge for the degree program.

Some classes are only offered annually. Please work with your academic advisor to plan classes if you start in a spring semester.

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Core A (53 cr.)

Career Planning (2 cr.)

Core B (6 cr.)

Two 300 level or higher INFO, LIS or NEWM  classes.

Capstone (3 cr.)

Choose between INFO-I 491 Capstone Project Internship, INFO-I 492 Senior Thesis, or INFO-I 494 Design and Development of an Information System Project.

General Education (21 cr.)

Area of Specialization (21 cr.)

Choosing an area of specialization is required, and you may select any minor or certificate through IUPUI to best customize your degree to your career interests.

The number of credits required for each minor, certificate, or specialization varies. If you choose an option that is less than 21 credit hours, you will need to add additional electives to your degree plan to reach 120 credit hours.

The most popular specializations include:

General Electives (14 cr.)

Choose from other IUPUI courses.

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