eSociety BA and minor

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School of Information Resources & Library Science (SIRLS)

1515 E. First Street Tucson, Arizona 85719

Main Office: 520.621.3565 

Fax: 520.621.3279


SIRLS Director of Undergraduate Studies

Catherine F. Brooks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


eSociety Academic Advisor

Danielle Embry

Senior Academic Advisor

To schedule an appointment:

About eSociety:

The School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) is proud to announce the creation of a new academic program, eSociety, which will offer students the opportunity to pursue either a Bachelor of Arts degree or an Undergraduate Minor in eSociety.  Innovations in communication and computational technology are fundamentally changing the ways we create, process, share, manage, and shape knowledge.  eSociety will prepare students for life and work in contemporary society.

See our list of courses:  eSociety Curriculum (eSociety flier and listed curriculum)


See a selection of media covering the eSociety degree:

Catherine Brooks interview on Arizona Illustrated (PBS):  "Teaching How to Live, Work in Digital Age"  "eSociety Program to Teach Social Aspects of Digital Age"  "New Program Prepares UA Students for Digital World"

2013 Campus Guide: eSociety ad in the Daily Wildcat

Daily "New Major Something to Tweet About"


See a selection of course syllabi: 

211 Collaborating in Online Communities

300 Digital Storytelling and Culture

301 Qualitative Internet Research

313 Digital Discourse and Identity

314 Theories of New Media

419 Knowledge in a Digital World


*See UA course catalog for all formal course descriptions and UA schedule of classes for course scheduling information.

**See undergraduate academic advisor in the College of SBS for advising related to eSociety: (senior academic advisor for eSociety). 

***See Director of Undergraduate Studies in the School of Information Resources and Library Science for career-related discussion.


Relevant News Articles: 

Use LinkedIn to Land a Job in Digital Marketing

Social scientists finding new roles in tech companies amid rise of social networks, big data

ESOC 211 - Online Communities Building: Beyond Clicks & Likes


eSociety flyer_December 2014.pdf236.06 KB

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