InfoSci+ – Bachelor of Science in Information Science at College Park (InfoSci)

InfoSci+ is a way to compliment your InfoSci degree with extra- or co-curricular opportunities. If you have any questions please contact an InfoSci advisor.

Take Information Science outside the classroom with InfoSci+

Education Abroad

The InfoSci program has evaluated a number of courses from institutions all over the world including:

  • University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
  • Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • Lund University (Sweden)
  • University of New South Wales (Australia)
  • University College Dublin (Ireland)
  • Korea University (South Korea)

You can search the Education Abroad database for INST courses here. Check back frequently as we are always evaluating new courses!

Academic Peer Mentor

AMPs are undergraduate academic peer mentors who provide experienced perspectives to students in a course they have previously completed successfully. work with instructors to achieve individualized learning outcomes for their mentorship. The benefits of participating as an AMP include:

  • Gain professional skills, mentorship, and leadership experience that develops self-efficacy and self-confidence
  • Explain fundamental concepts from scientific research on teaching, learning, and mentorship and apply those concepts to their role as an AMP and as a student
  • Create a mentorship portfolio that includes critical reflection on knowledge, skills, and experience developed

Examples of INST courses that AMPs have assisted with include:

  • INST201- Introduction to Information Science
  • INST326 – Object-Oriented Programming for Information Science
  • INST327 – Database Design and Modeling
  • INST362 – User-Centered Design

More information on the AMP program can be found on the Teaching & Learning Transformation Center website.

Undergraduate Research

Faculty at the iSchool are tackling real-world problems and developing solutions around the access and use of information. Students are encouraged to participate in hands-on research and learning in our centers and labs.

For more information on the research centers and labs in the iSchool click here.

InfoSci Ambassadors

InfoSci Ambassadors are undergraduate students who assist the Undergraduate Student Services office by:

  • Participating in recruitment events
  • Assisting with peer-to-peer advising
  • Helping students in the Change of Major process
  • Working with InfoSci advisors in the Undergraduate Student Services Office

This is a paid position. Keep an eye on the InfoSci listserv for open application periods.

iFocus with InfoSci+

iFocus, a part of the InfoSci+ program, can help you bring your InfoSci degree into alignment with your career goals. iFocus provides recommended courses that compliment your InfoSci degree and help to focus your skill development in areas such as Business, Education, Government, and more.


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