Dual BS-MS Sample Program of Study

A sample program of study for the BSIS-MSIS below outlines a plan for a student entering with 24 AP credits, and receiving permission to take 18 credits during 1 semester. A similar plan could be followed by a student in the BSIS-MSLS program, substituting the appropriate required courses.

Semester Courses Total Semester Credits Cumulative    Credits         
Advanced Placement   +20 BE credits 20
Semester 1 INLS 161, PSYC 101, COMP 110, 2 gen. ed. +15 undergraduate credits 35
Semester 2

INLS 201, 4 gen. ed.

Apply for BSIS and submit statement of intent for Dual BS-MS pathway

+ 15 undergraduate credits 50
Semester 3

INLS 382, 1 BSIS elective, 3 gen. ed.

+15 undergraduate credits 65
Semester 4 INLS 523 (dual), INLS 385, 3 gen. ed./non-SILS courses +12 undergraduate credits, +3 dual credits 80
Semester 5 2 BSIS electives, 2 gen. ed./non-sils courses, 1 elective of your choice from the MS course bins (dual) +12 undergraduate credits, +3 dual credits 95
Semester 6

1 BSIS elective, 3 gen. ed./non-SILS courses, INLS 777 (dual); Apply to MS degree of choice

+12 undergraduate credits, +3 dual credits

 

110
Semester 7

INLS 697, 1 BSIS elective, 2 gen. ed./non-SILS courses, INLS 776 (dual) 

Complete BSIS requirements

+12 undergraduate credits, +3 dual credits

 

125
Semester 8

Begin MSIS

Transfer 12 credits from Undergraduate career (INLS 776, 777, 523 and an elective of your choice)

Register for 12 MS hours: Hours should come from the course bins and elective courses

+12 MS credits, +12 dual transfer credits

24 MS credits, 137 cumulative

Semester 9

Register for 12 MS hours: INLS 778 OR 779 depending on if you choose the practicum or paper track, remaining hours should come from the course bins and elective courses

+ 12 MS credits 36 MS credits, 149 cumalative
Semester 10 Register for 12 MS hours: INLS 992, plus any remaining course bin requirements and elective hours. Take MS comp exam and graduate + 12 MS credits 48 MS credits, 161 cumulative