INFO 654 – Information Technologies

School of Information/Library Sci
Manhattan Campus (GR) Graduate Level

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of computing and networking, with an emphasis on the role these technologies play in creating, manipulating, storing, and accessing information. Topics essential to the work done by information professionals will be highlighted: web technologies, database concepts, markup languages, data management, and design and accessibility. Students will conduct frequent hands-on activities to acquire skills that are immediately applicable to working with information technologies. The course will explore recent trends in technology within information organizations, preparing students for their roles as information professionals and providing the foundation for future technology-related coursework.

INFO 654 Waiver

Students with significant incoming technology experience may apply to waive INFO 654.  First, you should review the syllabus (below) to assess your existing familiarity with the topics covered. Then, if you wish to apply to waive the course, send the following to for review:

  • A few sentences describing your past/current technology work and why you would like to waive the course
  • Your resume
  • A portfolio (or other demonstration of your work), if you have one

If you are approved for the course waiver, you will be notified within one week and a letter to that effect will be added to your file. 

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