School of Information Sciences - Undergraduate Program

Gain the competitive advantage - learn how businesses integrate people, information and technology

INFSCI 0010  Intro to Information, Systems and Society

Go beyond Google™…  explore how to use information to solve problems in business and society. 

You will learn how to:
Build a web page that will attract attention
Program interactive websites in JavaScript
Design & use databases
Use multimedia technologies effectively
Analyze current issues including security, privacy, and phishing.

This course meets the quantitative requirement for the School of Arts & Sciences and is designed for students with little or no experience in using today’s technology.

All students welcome - no previous programming necessary – just be creative and enthusiastic!

This course will give you the skills to use and manage technology to inform, entertain, and to help people and organizations to succeed!

If you decide that Information Science is an interesting field, think of all the different types of jobs you will be qualified for:

Topics covered in this course:

  • Facebook
  • Google
  • YouTube
  • Social Networking
  • Collaborative Software
  • Mash-ups
  • Website design
  • Programming
  • Database
  • Forensics
  • Computers
  • Networking

Learn what you need to know to make yourself more technology-savvy and more productive.

Learn how to use technology to work in teams and to help people.

Learn how to use technology to work in a global environment.


No prerequisites.


BSIS students may tailor a program suited to their specific career objectives or discover new and dynamic career paths by taking electives in diverse subjects.