Applied Data and Information Science

Applied Data and Information Science

School of Informatics and Computing

Your car—like your phone, and even that new fridge—collects information nonstop. As corporations, nonprofits, and other institutions seek to realize the potential of data at an extreme scale, highly skilled data professionals are managing the onslaught and turning this information into usable knowledge.

If you’re interested in the growing and evolving field of data work and information science, the Bachelor of Science in Applied Data and Information Science is designed for you. Our classes enable you to gain skills at every stage of the data pipeline.

This major prepares you to meet the developing information needs of businesses, hospitals, and other employers through a rigorous program focused on data curation, management, ethics, analysis, and dissemination. These skills are essential to navigate a society that increasingly runs on data.

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One of the most difficult tasks of being a college student is figuring out what classes to take and when to take them. In order to make the process a little easier, each major at IUPUI has its own degree map outlining the path you should take to graduate as quickly as possible.

Degree Map LinkIUPUI Admission Semester
Applied Data and Information Science—Applied Data ScienceFall 2019 and beyond

 

Degree Map LinkIUPUI Admission Semester
Applied Data and Information Science—Applied Information ScienceFall 2019 and beyond

Get Admitted to the School of Informatics and Computing

Admission by Certification

  • Complete 12 credit hours of nonremedial courses
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Complete LIS-S 201 with a C or higher

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Cluster

This major belongs to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) cluster. The STEM cluster is the academic home of University College students pursuing majors in the sciences, technology, engineering, informatics, and computing. The STEM cluster partners with students on their academic advising and career plans to guide them into their degree-granting schools.

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