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Bachelor of Science in Information Science & Technology (BSIST)

The BSIST is an applied Information Technology and Data Science degree that teaches students to design and build IT and data solutions with a user-centered approach. Graduates will have the skills to analyze users’ information problems, provide solutions, and create user-friendly information systems. 

Students in the program focus on the relationship between information, people, and technology in a wide variety of courses covering web technologies, databases, data analytics, user-centered system analysis and design, information architecture, and information literacy. Tools students apply in classes include PHP, MySQL, HTML5, JavaScript, Python, R, CSS, and more. 

Career opportunities include:

  • IT project manager
  • Software implementation specialist
  • Information technology specialist
  • Network administrator
  • System analyst
  • Software programmer
  • Website designer and developer
  • Document and records manager


Relevant industries include:

  • Information Technology
  • Communications
  • Petroleum
  • Financial Management
  • Data Research

The official OU checksheet with degree requirements can be found in the OU General Catalog.

The BSIST is now offered on the Tulsa Campus! For more information about that program, please contact Dr. Yasser Youssef ( and visit:  


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