The Bachelor of Science degree in Informatics includes three sets of courses:
- Lower-division requirements
- Core courses
- Concentrations/transcriptable options
- INFO 200 Intellectual Foundations of Informatics
- CSE 142 Computer Programming I
- STAT 311 Elements of Statistical Methods OR QMETH 201 Introduction to Statistical Methods*
- English Composition
*These are two pre-approved courses available to fulfill this requirement. There are other options that can be approved by the academic adviser.
Informatics core course requirements help you develop a broad awareness of topics essential to your future practice as an information and technology professional. In addition to providing an opportunity for students to hone and expand their technical knowledge, the core courses introduce other legal and ethical questions you will need to put the ways people create, store, find, manipulate and share information into proper context.
- CSE 143 Computer Programming II
- CSE 373 Data Structures and Algorithmns
- INFO 330 Information Architecture
- INFO 340 Database Management and Information Retrieval
- INFO 343 Web Technologies
- INFO 360 Design Thinking
- INFO 380 Information Systems Analysis and Management
- INFO 450 Information Ethics and Policy
- INFO 470 Research Methods
- INFO 481 Project Management
- INFO 490 Capstone Project I
- INFO 491 Capstone Project II
In addition to the base Bachelor of Science in Informatics degree, you may chose to complete a degree option in human-computer interaction or information architecture and have that option noted on your UW transcript. Within each of these options, you would only need to chose 4-5 courses to complete the concentration.