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College of Information and Communications

BSIS Track

Misinformation Identification & Prevention

If you choose to specialize in the Misinformation Identification and Prevention track, you will learn how to verify and create textual and visual information, digital and otherwise. You will also understand the psychological and social causes of sharing false information.

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You will build the following skills:

  • Search logics and strategies
  • Reverse image searching
  • Critical analysis of audiovisual content
  • Metadata
  • Public policy review and analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Data literacy
  • Social searching
  • Research
  • Ethical, data-informed decision-making


  • Information Literacy and Technology
  • Media Literacy
  • News Literacy: Battling Misinformation, Deepfakes, and Conspiracy Theories
  •  Data Visualization

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  • Intellectual Property Paralegal at BWX Technologies: $48,000-$72,000/year
  • Data Collection and Research Analyst Lead at State of Nebraska: $3,860/month

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