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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:

  1. Expository Writing (01:355:101), or an equivalent course or placement, with a grade of C or better,
  2. At least 15 credits at Rutgers, or at least 15 transfer credits to Rutgers, with at least a 2.0 Grade Point Average, and
  3. 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

  1. [04:189:101] Introduction to Communication and Information Systems and Processes
    OR 
    [04:189:102] Introduction to Media
    Complete descriptions of these and other SC&I undergraduate courses are available.

Core Courses

ITI students must complete four required courses in the major:

1. 04:547:200   Social Informatics

2. 04:547:201   Introduction to Computer Concepts

3. 04:547:202   Object-Oriented Programming

4. 04:547:210  Management of Technological Organizations

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.