Information Architecture Specialization in Master of Information Science
When you specialize in information architecture, you will gain the skills to structure and label online data to make it easier to use and enhance user experience.
This specialization will prepare you to work as an information architect in both the private and public sectors.
The specialization will appear on your transcript.
Requirements (Minimum 36 Credit Hours)
M.I.S. Requirements (18 cr.)
You must also complete the digital literacy requirement.
Specialization Requirements (18 cr.)
Plus 15 credit hours from the following list:
- Z503 Representation and Organization
- Z512 Information Systems Design
- Z519 Evaluation of Information Systems
- Z520 Information Seeking and Use
- Z532 Information Architecture for the Web
- Z534 Search
- Z603 Workshop in Library and Information Science (must be approved by the Director of the Specialization)
- Z633 Indexing
- Z634 Metadata
- Z635 Ontologies
- Z636 Semantic Web
- Z637 Information Visualization
- Z643 The Information Industry
- Z661 Concepts and Contemporary Issues in Human-Computer Interaction
- Other SoIC courses: up to 9 credit hours with advisor's approval (see ILS Forms and Tips)
Professor of Information Science
Degree requirements for: Spring 2015