Front End Development Specialization in Master of Information Science

This specialization is intended to teach the skills needed to enter the growing job market. The specialization curriculum is designed to teach the wide range of skills needed by a front-end developer including coding languages, user experience, responsive and interactive web design, information architecture, and human-computer interaction. Front-end developers must also have the ability to communicate with the diverse members of a web design team, a skill that will be developed as you complete the M.I.S. core requirements.

The specialization will appear on your transcript.

Requirements (Minimum of 36 Credit Hours)

M.I.S. Requirements (18 cr.)

You must also complete the digital literacy requirement.

Specialization Requirements (18 cr.)

You are required to complete Z690 Capstone in Information and Library Science (3 cr.):

The directed research course Z602 will facilitate the development of a capstone research project that may take the form of a publishable article, a digital edition or other scholarly resource, research tool, software, performance, exhibition, etc. A committee consisting of the specialization director and two additional faculty members, including at least one member representing the relevant discipline, will evaluate the capstone project.

Plus the following required courses (9 cr.):

Specialization Electives (6 cr.)

Choose 6 credit hours from the following list of ILS courses:

*Z603 courses are 1.5 credit workshops

Specialization Advisor

Howard Rosenbaum
Professor of Information Science
MIS Director

Degree requirements for:  Fall 2016