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Information Science & eSociety

Bachelor of Arts

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A degree in Information Science and eSociety prepares students for contemporary life and work in the 21st century by introducing students to social network theories and analysis, digital storytelling, information manipulation and propaganda, digital discourse, web design, and the impact of social media on daily life. eSociety students are taught to think critically about information technologies and understand the human cooperation, behaviors, and biases that underlie digitally mediated communication.

Major Details

College: College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Website: https://ischool.arizona.edu/
Math Required:

General

    This strand involves the general understanding and appreciation of how mathematics is used to solve problems in everyday life. The G-strand does not prepare a student for any further work grounded in mathematics and assumes the student will not proceed beyond the basic Foundations level noted above. Thus only those students whose major requires the most general knowledge of mathematics should take this strand.
General
Second Language Required:

4 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion of a two-course sequence beyond the second semester of post-secondary language instruction.
  • Completion with a C or higher of a 300- or 400-level language course at the post-secondary level.
  • Completion of one course beyond the third semester in combination with an AP (Advanced Placement) score, IB (International Baccalaureate) score or a CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) score determined by the individual language department.
  • An AP, IB, or CLEP language score determined by individual language departments.
  • A minimum of one semester study abroad in a language program approved by the appropriate language department as the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level.
4 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: No

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
ENGL 101 First-Year Composition 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Math 3
Second Language 4
2nd Semester
ENGL 102 First-Year Composition 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Introductory Major Course 3
Second Language 4
3rd Semester
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Introductory Major Course 3
Second Language 4
4th Semester
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Introductory Major Course 3
Core Major Course 3
Second Language 3
5th Semester
Core Major Course 3
Core Major Course 3
Core Major Course 3
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
6th Semester
Core Major Course 3
Research Methods and Data Analysis I 3
Additional Major Elective 3
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
7th Semester
Research Methods and Data Analysis II 3
Minor Course 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Elective 3
8th Semester
ESOC 480 3
Minor Course 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Elective 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit aztransfer.com

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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