The Undergraduate application for the major and the minor is now OPEN for fall 2013 admission. The application will close on March 1st.
If you plan to pursue the Dual Bachelor's - Master's Degree, please fill out the statement of intent form (in addition to the online application), and turn it in to the Undergraduate Student Services Manager during the application cycle.
Undergraduate students who have completed all pre-requisites may apply for the Information Science major. The Information Systems minor does not require pre-requisite courses. Participation is limited and admission will be competitive. Criteria for admission include the candidate's academic record, work and extra-curricular experience, and substantive thinking about the role of information in society. Candidates from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds are sought. Level of prior computer experience is not a criterion for admission.
To view the requirements for each program, please refer to the appropriate link:
- Bachelor of Science in Information Science Curriculum
- Dual Bachelor's - Master's Curriculum
- Information Systems Minor Curriculum
For students applying to the BSIS major, please familiarize yourself with the list of prerequisites before applying to the program.
The application requires the following to be uploaded into ApplyYourself:
- An unofficial transcript (a printout of your course history from Connect Carolina will suffice)
- A brief essay in response to one (1) essay question
(Additional instructions regarding supplemental documents can be found on ApplyYourself's program page.)
External Transfer Students: External transfer students must indicate that they wish to pursue a major in Information Science on their application from Undergraduate Admissions. Transfer students may transfer directly into the School of Information and Library Science. Application deadlines for external transfer students are set by Undergraduate Admissions. Please check these deadlines here prior to applying.
SILS undergraduate applications are open during the following times:
- Applications for Fall: February 1 - March 1
- Applications for Spring: September 1 - October 1
Admission policies are available in the School's Undergraduate Handbook. Please contact the Undergraduate Student Services Manager for questions or to be placed on an interest list so you can be informed of when the application is available.
- Dual BS-MS Program
- Archives & Records Management Concentration
- Certificate Programs
- Post-Master's Certificates
- Dual Degrees
- Evidence-Based Medicine
- Financial Information
- Field Experience
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