Information Studies (INFO)


INFO 101: Research in Health and Social Sciences

Credits 2

Designed to help you succeed on college research assignments. This course will emphasize developing research questions and search strategies; searching relevant subject databases; synthesizing information from sources; and citing sources in APA format. Readings and assignments focus on issues and contexts specific to Health and Social Sciences. Students will demonstrate core 'information competencies' by developing a research project on a topic relevant to the health sciences or social sciences. This class may include students from multiple sections.

INFO 120: Introduction to Research

Credits 2

An online introduction to college-level research. Students will learn how to develop topics into strong research questions that guide their research. They will also learn how to access, evaluate, and ethically engage a wide variety of information sources (e.g. popular, scholarly, print, and multimedia). Eligibility for ENGL& 101 is recommended. This class may include students from multiple sections.