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ITI Curriculum

Information Technology and Informatics Major Curriculum

Program Requirements

The Department of Library and Information Science offers a 39-credit undergraduate major in ITI. To be accepted into the School of Communication & Information and apply to the ITI major, students must complete:

  • Expository Writing, 01:355:101, or an equivalent course or placement, with a grade of C or better,
  • At least 15 credits at Rutgers, or at least 15 transfer credits to Rutgers, with at least a 2.0 Grade Point Average, and
  • With a grade of C or better the required prerequisite survey course 04:189:103 - Information Technology and Informatics. 

Please note that meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the ITI major.

Following the completion of 04:189:103 Information Technology and Informatics and being admitted to the major, ITI students must complete three sets of requirements:

  • An interdisciplinary requirement within SC&I
  • Core ITI courses
  • Elective ITI courses

SC&I Interdisciplinary Requirement

  • Introduction to Communication and Information Systems and Processes 04:189:101 


  • Introduction to Media 04:189:102 

Complete descriptions of these and other SC&I undergraduate courses are available.

Core Courses

ITI students must complete four required courses in the major:

Elective Courses

In addition, ITI students must select seven elective courses from the course listing for the ITI Major.

Please see the advisors in the Student Services Office, SC&I Room 214, if you have any questions or need assistance with prerequisites or special permission numbers.