Information Systems Minor

School of Information and Library Science

sils.unc.edu

107 Manning Hall, CB# 3360

(919) 962-0208

Undergraduate Student Services Manager, School of Information and Library Science

sils-ug@ils.unc.edu.

Ronald E. Bergquist, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

bergr@email.unc.edu

The undergraduate minor in information systems provides students with an understanding of computing, networking, multimedia, electronic information resources, and the Internet and can be used to solve problems in a variety of contexts. The minor complements the student’s major field of study by offering knowledge, skills, and experience using these information technologies.

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Requirements 

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least 9 credits of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

The undergraduate minor in information systems requires 15 credits of approved courses, in which students receive grades of C or better. 

Core Requirements
INLS 201Foundations of Information Science3
INLS 161Tools for Information Literacy3
INLS 382Information Systems Analysis and Design3
INLS 523Introduction to Database Concepts and Applications3
One three-credit elective course chosen from: 13
Retrieving and Analyzing Information
Retrieval and Organizing Systems
Human Information Behavior
Human Computer Interaction
Information and Computer Ethics
Information Use for Organizational Effectiveness
Information Science Internship
Independent Study in Information Systems
Information Science Capstone
an INLS course numbered above 400
a course from outside SILS of use or interest to the student that is relevant to the minor
Total Hours15
1

Information systems minors may not use any course required for their major as an elective for the minor. All electives, including SILS courses, must be approved by SILS.

Information and library science (INLS) course descriptions

See the program page here for special opportunities.