Information Management and Services, B.S.

Announcement: The IMS Program will stop accepting new students at the beginning of the Spring 2023 semester. The IMS Program is in the process of being discontinued with a planned sunset date at the end of the Fall 2024 semester.

The major in Information Management and Services (IMS) is a 39-credit program, which consists of 24 credits of required core courses, 9 credits of electives from computer science and 6 credits of electives from cognate areas. The IMS B.S. degree program prepares students for careers in a broad range of evolving information-based fields, especially skills and knowledge in digital information. The program also prepares graduates for support positions in libraries and information centers. Students will have the opportunity to take courses in computer science, management, communication, sociology, and psychology as part of their IMS studies. Additionally, the program prepares students for a future Master’s degree in Information and Library Science or a relevant discipline.

To elect an Information Management and Services major, students must complete a major declaration/change form, which is available online in the Registrar’s Homepage under Forms -- Change of Major/Minor. By clicking on the 'Change of Major/Minor' link it takes you to a login page, the student logs in and selects their declaration/change of a Major. (Minimum 2.5 overall GPA).