Bachelor of Information

The BI is a second-entry professional undergraduate program, meaning students can apply as early as the second year of their undergraduate degree. Students must have completed at least 20 half university-level courses to be considered for admission. 

The Bachelor of Information (BI) considers the interactions between information technologies and social worlds, providing you with the conceptual tools and practical techniques necessary to understand and effect change in a data-intensive society. The BI program integrates design thinking, critical scholarship, and experiential learning.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand and assess the social, political, economic, and ethical entailments of information creation, ownership, stewardship, and circulation
  • Understand, critique, and use multiple techniques of data creation, manipulation, and interpretation;
  • Use current information and computing tools and strive to understand what similar tools may be developed in the future;
  • Use the design process to understand, analyze and engage with complex questions of information practice;
  • Work collaboratively and professionally to analyze, and address emerging problems relating to information technologies and practices;
  • Apply your knowledge and skills in a manner that demonstrates ethical, cultural, and legal awareness


The BI consists of 22 courses over 5 terms (fall/winter/summer/fall/winter)

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