B.S. in Informatics - Plan of Study

Shown below is a sample curriculum indicating how a student could complete the B.S. in Informatics degree program in four years. All courses are currently taught on the IU Kokomo campus unless otherwise noted.

Key-

F = Fall offering

S = Spring offering


Freshman Year – Fall Semester

COAS-E 105 SMI Freshman Learning Community (1 cr)

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Course (F, S) (5 cr)

INFO-I 101 Introduction to Informatics (F) (4 cr)

ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I (F, S) (3 cr)

MATH-M 118 (F, S) (3 cr)

Total:     (17 cr)


Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Physical and Life Sciences Non-Lab Course (F, S) (3 cr)

SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking (F, S) (3 cr)

INFO-I 201 Mathematical Foundations of Informatics or INFO-I 202 Social Informatics (S) (3 cr)

INFO-I 213 Website Design and Development (3 cr)

 Variable Cultural Diversity Class (3 cr)

Total:     (15 cr)


Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

MATH-K 310 Statistical Techniques (F, S) (3 cr)

ENG-W 132 Elementary Composition II (F, S) (3 cr)

Cognate courses (3-6 cr)

INFO-I 210 Information Infrastructure I (4 cr)

Total:     (13-16 cr)


Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

INFO-I 210 Information Infrastructure II (4 cr)

INFO-I 201 Mathematical Foundations of Informatics or INFO-I 202 Social Informatics (S) (3 cr)

INFO-I 356 Globalization (S) (3 cr)

ENG-W 231 (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (F, S) (3 cr)

Total:     (16 cr)


Junior Year – Fall Semester

PHIL-P 140 Introduction to Ethics (F, S) (3 cr)

Cognate courses (3-6 cr)

Variable Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Literature Course (3 cr)

Total:     (12-15 cr)


Junior Year – Spring Semester

INFO-I 308 Information Representation (3 cr)

INFO-I 300 Human-Computer Interactions (3 cr)

Variable Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (F, S) (3 cr)

Cognate courses (6-9 cr)

Total:     (15-18 cr)


Senior Year – Fall Semester

INFO-I 450 (3 cr)

Cognate courses or electives (9-12 cr)

Total:     (12-15 cr)


Senior Year – Spring Semester

INFO-I 451 (3 cr)

Cognate courses or electives (9-12 cr)

Total:     (12-15 cr)

Minimum of 122 credits required.