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Bachelor of Arts in Information Science and e-Society (Dual Degree Program)

Program Description

A Bachelor of Arts in Information Science and e-Society and Bachelor of Science in Business double major is an interdisciplinary program that combines the fields of information science and e-society and business. This program explores the complex relationship between technology, society, and business, focusing on the ways information technology impacts various aspects of our lives, including social interactions, organizational processes, and economic activities.

Students in this program will gain a comprehensive understanding of data management, digital technologies, social media, and their implications for businesses and society. They will also develop skills in analyzing and interpreting data and understanding the ethical and legal dimensions of information technology.

The American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) degree awarded is Bachelor of Science in Business.

The University of Arizona (UA) degree awarded is Bachelor of Arts in Information Science and e-Society.

Career Opportunities

Social media specialist, Marketing research analyst, Digital marketing director, Online content writer/editor, Technology-related sales, staffing, and consulting, Work in Information-rich settings (libraries, makerspaces, healthcare data, human resources), E-commerce specialist,, Sales Manager, Entrepreneurship

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Information Science and e-Society and Business double major, students will have acquired a diverse set of skills and knowledge. Some of the key learning outcomes include:

Bachelor of Arts, Information Science and e-Society (Dual Degree Program

Dual degree students must complete 127 credits to graduate.

Dual degree students must meet the UA’s CGPA requirement to apply for admission to UA. Students must obtain at least a “C” grade in courses taught by UA and AUPP.

Program Structure
Required Total Credits (127)
Major Dual Degree Courses
30
Business Major Courses
48
General Education Courses
49
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
ESOC 211
Collaborating in Online Communities
3
ESOC 212
Social Media Strategies Across Profession
3
ESOC 300
Digital Storytelling and Culture
3
ESOC 301
Qualitative Internet Research
3
ESOC 314
Theories of New Media
3
ESOC 330
Digital Dilemmas – Privacy, Property, and Access
3
ESOC 340
Information, Multimedia Design and the Moving Image
3
ESOC 418
Information Trust, Manipulation, and Deception
3
ESOC 480
Digital Engagement
3
INFO 420
Ethical Issues in Information
3
Course Code
Course Name
Credit
ACCT 201
Financial Accounting
3
ACCT 202
Managerial Accounting
3
BUSN 300
Legal Environment for Business
3
BUSN 360
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
3
BUSN 440
Introduction to Human Resource Management
3
BUSN 478
Project Management
3
BUSN 479
Practical Entrepreneur
3
FINC 301
Introduction to Finance
3
GBLA 207
Research Methods and Design
3
ISEC 100
The Information Era Development
3
ISEC 214
Introduction to Data Science
3
MGMT 301
Principles of Management
3
MGMT 320
Operations Management
3
MGMT 460
Strategic Management
3
MKTG 301
Introduction to Marketing
3
INTS 400*
Internship
3

*INTS 400: Students must complete 84 credits before starting the internship. Internship requires a minimum of one hundred and sixty (160) hours of workplace experience.

Student select courses from the list of General Education in the catalog.

Refer to the list of General Education courses and Degree Audit.