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Artificial Intelligence, BA

Bachelor of Arts

US News and World Report - best bachelor's 2023

From smart appliances and chat bots to public safety and intuitive logistics, artificial intelligence impacts our daily lives. AI reaches across platforms at enterprise scale, offering convenience, increasing productivity, and propelling innovation. The IU Online BA in Artificial Intelligence puts you at the forefront of this emerging AI landscape.

Develop the AI skills that employers are seeking in machine learning, bot development, robotic process automation, and cognitive computing. Problem solving lies at the core of the program. Learn how to apply artificial intelligence, bot platforms, and frameworks to automate robotic and cognitive processes from start to finish.

The IU Online BA in Artificial Intelligence prepares you for such careers as:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Architect
  • AI Bots Designer/Developer
  • AI UX Researcher
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Conversation Designer/Developer
  • Human Factors Engineer
  • Software Developer, Applications

Degree Requirements

To earn the BA in Artificial Intelligence, you must complete a total of 120 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Core courses (13 credit hours)
  • Other required courses (3 credit hours)
  • Mathematics and statistics courses (12 credit hours)
  • Human-centered computing AI courses (39 credit hours)
  • AI selectives (12 credit hours)
  • Internship, thesis, or project (6 credit hours)
  • General education and BA required courses (24 credit hours)
  • General electives (as needed to reach 120 credit hours)

IU Online provides friendly services and resources to help you succeed.


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. Accredited high school diploma or equivalency exam
To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:
  1. Official transcripts
  2. SAT/ACT scores (optional)
  3. Essay (200–400 words)



ECE 29500Introduction to AI3 Credits
ECE 29500 -or- INFO-I 223Introductory Data Science -or- Data Fluency3 Credits
INFO-I 340Collaborative Human-AI Systems3 Credits
CSCI 49000Recent Trends in AI3 Credits
INFO-I 401AI Ethics1 Credit

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $308.02
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $924.06

Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $400.43
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1201.29
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