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Discover Information Sciences and Technology

Genesis shares what it is like to be an undergraduate student majoring in IST. Watch her video now.

Apply technology to solve problems icon
Apply technology to
solve problems

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Develop new software
and web applications
 

Create and implement technology solutions to help businesses icon
Create and implement
technology solutions to
help businesses

Hear from our students

The College of IST students are driven to solve problems that impact everyday lives where Information, technology, and people intersect. Through our unique curriculum and focus on real-world applications, our graduates are prepared to meet the greatest challenges of the information age.

Do you like to:

  • Work in teams to solve real-world problems?
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technology?
  • Think about how people use technology?
  • Develop creative solutions to difficult challenges?

Gain skills like:

  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Project management
  • Written and oral communication
  • Developing and using new technologies

 

Grow your knowledge in:

  • Core information technologies
  • Business needs analysis
  • Improving system reliability, accessibility and efficiency
  • Usability testing
  • Project Management

Why IST?

“I was torn on what to study until I found IST. In a sense, IST is the best of both worlds—it gave me that business aspect and working with teams and paired it with technical skills.”

Kenny Dundorf
(IST, 2018)

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Why Major in Information Sciences and Technology?