Undergraduate Minor in Digital Studies

About the Minor

This minor equips students with the knowledge needed to effectively engage in 21st century digital information environments and informational architectures. The coursework provides marketable employment potential by developing tangible skills in web analytics, information organization and representation in digital environments. 

This is an entirely asynchronous online minor.

Student Profile

The minor will benefit students in any discipline who wish to broaden their perspectives on the rapidly changing information environment and develop tangible skills relating to this environment. Students wishing to declare the minor should consult with their academic advisor.

Course Requirements

Students are required to complete 15 student credit hours.

Three Required Courses

  • LIS 2000 Introduction to Information & Society (Social Science General Education) (Every fall)
  • LIS 2003 Information & Internet Environments (Every spring)
  • LIS 3510 Foundations of Digital Information Organization (Every other spring)

Two Electives

  • LIS 4511 Information Architecture (Every fall)
  • LIS 4513 Information Techniques for Social Media (Every other spring)
  • LIS 4900 Special Topics in Library and Information Science (varies)


Mary Andries
Academic Coordinator