Informatics provides a foundation for problem-solving in a
data-driven society. The Bachelor of Science in Informatics (BSI)
prepares students to join data science teams that create novel
information products, develop new insights about people's behavior,
and solve problems that require large and disparate datasets.
The BSI program features:
- Innovative coursework in data mining, information retrieval,
visual analytics, social media trend spotting, and information
- A unique opportunity to interact with a wide range of
disciplines in this interdisciplinary degree program;
- Big Data-related Co-ops.
Informatics Student Outcomes
The program enables students to achieve, by the time of
- Analyze a problem or information needs (of users or
organizations) and identify and define the data needed to support
decision making to resolve the problem or need.
- Discover, create, evaluate and synthesize reliable data from
large disparate sources of unstructured and messy data that occur
in a variety of formats.
- Transform large data sets through analysis into actionable
information that individuals and organizations need.
- Present data tailored to the information needs of different
stakeholder groups using a variety of appropriate visualization
- Secure, retain, and preserve data and information using the
latest techniques and in accordance with data life cycle management
practices and current information policies at the organizational,
local, national and global levels.
- Assess the value as well as legal and regulatory implications
of using data and information for organizations, individuals, and
A complete list of the B.S. in Informatics student outcomes may
also be viewed on Drexel's Undergraduate Catalog.
BSI Degree Course Requirements & Descriptions
Please visit Drexel's
Undergraduate Catalog for
course requirements and
descriptions. To find out when courses are offered, please
visit Drexel's Term