Required Courses

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Twenty-seven semester hours, comprised of:

  • IM 701 Information in Society, Organizations, and Cultures
  • IM 703 Information Architecture
  • IM 704 Data Structures and Representation
  • IM 720 Data Analytics for Information Professionals
  • IM 760 Human Computer Interaction
  • LIS 750 Information Storage and Retrieval
  • LIS 751 Database Management
  • LIS 755 Information Policy
  • LIS 791 Organizational and Multicultural Communication
Electives

The remaining nine semester hours will be chosen from among the following courses, and may be grouped into a specialty area:

  • FIN 725 Forecasting and Simulation
  • IM 780 Introduction to Information Security
  • IM 783 Organizational Information Security
  • IM 785 Information Privacy
  • LIS 737 Library and Data Management Systems
  • LIS 749 Crisis Informatics
  • LIS 752 Networks
  • LIS 753 Internet Fundamentals and Design
  • LIS 754 Systems Analysis and Design
  • LIS 758 Community Informatics
  • LIS 759 Digital Libraries
  • LIS 768 Social Media and Emerging Technologies
  • LIS 769 Research Methods
  • LIS 786 Advanced Web Design
  • LIS 805 Special Topics
  • LIS 845 Data Librarianship
  • LIS 880 Knowledge Management
  • LIS 882 Metadata for Digital Resources
  • LIS 884 Big Data and Competitive Intelligence
  • LIS 886 Records and Information Management
  • LIS 889 Digital Curation
  • QUAN 755 Predictive Analytics
  • QUAN 756 Data Mining and Data Warehousing
Additional Requirements

Submission of an e-Portfolio (IM 890 - e-Portfolio) during the last semester of study.

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Requirements for All Graduate Degrees
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Complete the degree within six years.
  • Submit an application for graduation to the Office of the Registrar by the filing deadline for the semester when requirements will be completed.