Informatics is about discovering, developing and understanding computer applications that improve people's lives. The Informatics BSc program offered at Arizona State University prepares students to become skilled professionals who take a transdisciplinary, user-oriented perspective toward information and computing systems, apply current informatics methods to address society's needs and contribute to the next generation of such systems.
The program provides skills in design and implementation of computer systems while offering opportunities for building applications used by people in many fields. Students learn to develop software for devices of all sizes, from supercomputers to cell phones and even smaller. The challenges of informatics include designing, developing and applying tools that model, aid or automate activities within science, engineering, business, geography, education and entertainment.
Informatics careers center on solving problems through the design and creation of information systems, user interfaces, mobile technologies and social media.
Graduates have the ability to develop future information technology solutions that place a strong emphasis on user needs and provide the ability to adapt and change dynamically with society's needs. This makes the informatician a strong candidate for jobs in:
- management consulting firms
- technology research centers
- technology startups
Additionally, they are prepared for graduate programs that offer an emphasis in emerging technologies.
- Applied Data Structures and Algorithms
- Discrete Mathematical Structures
- Information Systems Engineering
- Decision Making and Problem Solving
- Web-Based Information Management Systems
- Computing Ethics
- Evaluation of Informatics Systems
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Computer Sciences Data Science & Big Data View 288 other Bachelors in Data Science & Big Data in United States
- Minimum 1210 SAT combined evidence-based reading and writing plus math score or minimum 24 ACT combined score or minimum ABOR GPA of 3.00 or class ranking in top 25% of high school class, and a competency deficiency in either math or laboratory science is allowed. Competency deficiencies in both math and science are not allowed.
- Complete the undergraduate application for admission.
- Submit the nonrefundable application fee (Arizona residents: $50; Domestic nonresidents: $70; International nonresidents: $85).
- Request your official transcript and examination results be sent directly from your school(s) or exam board to Admission Services.
- Provide evidence of English language proficiency.
- Submit your ACT or SAT scores.
- All international students planning to attend Arizona State University will need to first apply for an I-20 in order to apply for an F-1 or J-1 student visa.
International31200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31200 USD per year during 48 months.
National28800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28800 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State10710 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10710 USD per year during 48 months.
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