Certificate in Applied Informatics
About the Certificate in Applied Informatics
The certificate consists of five courses (at least 17 credit hours). Courses provide an understanding of information technology and how it helps solve problems in the student’s areas of interest. Students take three lower-level courses in informatics, one upper-level course in informatics, and one upper-level course from the list of electives. Upper-level courses must be chosen with the approval of the director of informatics and a faculty member from the student’s area of interest.
The student must complete the requirements for the certificate at IU South Bend with a grade of C– or better.
All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.
Lower-Level Courses (3 courses)
- INFO-I 101 Introduction to Informatics (4 cr.)
Select two courses from the following:
- INFO-I 202 Social Informatics
- INFO-I 210 Information Infrastructure I (4 cr.)
- INFO-I 211 Information Infrastructure II (4 cr.)
Upper-Level Course (1 course)
Select one upper-level course from the following:
- INFO-I 300 Human-Computer Interaction Design and Programming
- INFO-I 303 Organizational Informatics
Upper-Level Elective (1 course)
Select one upper-level course from the list of informatics electives.