All courses in the information science minor are taken in the Department of Information Science. The minor in information science requires one introduction course (4 credits) and one literacies course (3–4 credits), then allows students to personalize by selecting two of any level INFO courses (6–8 credits) and two upper-division INFO courses (6 credits). Courses may not be applied to both the required courses and personalization areas. Courses may be used only in one area.

Information science majors may not receive an information science minor nor a data science minor. Students may not receive both the information science minor and the data science minor.


All coursework applied to the minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better (no pass/fail work may be applied). The GPA for all coursework attempted in the minor department must be equal to 2.00 (C) or higher. Students may apply no more than six credit hours of transfer work, including three hours of upper-division credit.

Required Courses
Students must choose one Introduction course and one Literacies course and meet any prerequisites.
Introduction Courses (choose one)
INFO 1111Introduction to Information Science: Understanding the World Through Data4
or INFO 1121 Designing Interactions
Literacies Courses (choose one)3-4
Programming for Information Science 1
Computation in Society
Computational Reasoning
Programming for Information Science 2
Choose four of the following, two of which must be upper division (3000-4000 level) and meet any prerequisites 112-14
Computation in Society
Introduction to Information Science: Understanding the World Through Data
Designing Interactions
Computational Reasoning
Statistics for Information Science
Information Ecosystems
Programming for Information Science 1
Programming for Information Science 2
Quantitative Reasoning for Information Science
History of Computing and Information
Information Exploration
Information Exposition
Any upper-division Information Science elective
Total Credit Hours19-22