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Information Resource Studies

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes the IRS unique?

A Bachelor of Science in Information Resource Studies degree is an integrated studies major that is composed of six general areas: Communication, Organizational Studies, Psychology/Sociology, Research Methods, Information Resources, and Information Technology. In addition you can combine the IRS degree with many other majors or minors to create strong areas of specialization.


What type of students enter this program?

This program is for those who:

  • Like working with people
  • Are comfortable with computer technology
  • Have good communication skills
  • Enjoy the challenge of searching for answers and solving problems
  • Want to work in a dynamic 21st century field

The Bachelor of Science in Information Resource Studies teaches students to understand the value of information to society, to organizations, and to individual professionals. Students are prepared to analyze the information needs of individuals and organizations and to design and manage information systems that meet specific needs.