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Informatics

Informatics encourages and facilitates the process of collecting, cultivating, and organizing information digitally so that it can be better utilized by the community, businesses, organizations, and individuals. Informatics aims at improving the human experience by bridging the digital divide to bring people, information, and technology together so that technology can be put to work for solving complex problems facing humanity today. In accomplishing this mission, the Informatics department is committed to providing its students an opportunity to practice teamwork, leadership and technological project management skills while mastering the following (21st Century skills):

  1. Information and Media Literacy Skills
  2. Communication Skills
  3. Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking
  4. Problem Identification, Formulation & Solution
  5. Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity
  6. Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills
  7. Self-Direction
  8. Accountability and Adaptability
  9. Social and Ethical Responsibility

Students who successfully complete the Informatics program will have a sound understanding of Informatics and will wield a broad range of informatics skills to approach and synthesize information and develop creative Informatics solutions. The students will also be conversant in both oral and written forms of interdisciplinary communication to facilitate the application of theory and methods to the sociotechnical problems facing society today.

100% Online Option

The B.S. in Informatics is also available as a 100% online program through IU Online. To graduate with the BS in Informatics, you must complete a total of 120 semester credit hours. You may be able to transfer an associate degree or up to 64 credit hours from a regionally accredited two-year college and up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited four-year college or university.

Please visit the IU Online B.S. in Informatics website for more information.

Campus Events

Mental Health Screenings

Mental Health Screenings

September 24th, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Annual School of Business Golf Scramble

Annual School of Business Golf Scramble

September 28th, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

September 29th, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Intramural Softball Registration Deadline

Intramural Softball Registration Deadline

October 3rd, 2018

5:00 PM - 5:01 PM

Common Experience Film Night: The True Cost

Common Experience Film Night: The True Cost

October 3rd, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Part-Time Job Fair

Part-Time Job Fair

October 4th, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Major and Career Exploration Workshop

Major and Career Exploration Workshop

October 4th, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Graduate Business Information Session

Graduate Business Information Session

October 4th, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Women's Self-Defense Class

Women's Self-Defense Class

October 4th, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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