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Information Systems and Technology, A.A.S.

Requirements

365体育官方网址The two-year AAS in Information Systems and Technology is designed to help students develop job-ready computer skills to meet today's industry needs. Students complete a foundational core in programming, database, web application design, data communication, and networking. After that, students select a specialization in either Information Systems or Information Technology to complete a focused set of courses to obtain more in-depth knowledge and skills for a variety of computer-related jobs. If planned carefully with an advisor, this program provides a smooth, stackable pathway to the B.S. in Information Systems degree or the B.S. in Information Technology degree at UVU.

Total Program Credits: 63365体育官方网址

General Education Requirements:   18 Credits 
 ENGLISH    
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing  3
or  ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0)  
 MATHEMATICS  
  MATH 1050  College Algebra  4
or MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
or  Any higher Mathematics Course   
 HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS/FOREIGN LANGUAGE   
  Any approved Humanities, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language Distribution course.*   3
 SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE   
  Social/Behavioral Science** 3
 BIOLOGY OR PHYSICAL SCIENCE   
  Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course for BS Information Systems degree future students.*** 3
 PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH/SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENT   
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life (2.0)  
Discipline Core Requirements:   21 Credits
Written Communication Requirement:  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Math Requirement: 3
  STAT 2050  Introduction to Statistical Methods   (4.0)    
or  MGMT 2340  Business Statistics I   (3.0)    
Core Requirements:  
  INFO 1120  Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals  3
  INFO 1200  Computer Programming I for IS/IT  3
or CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming (3.0)  
  INFO 2410  Database Fundamentals  3
  IT 2600  Data Communication Fundamentals  3
or  CS 2600  Computer Networks I   (3.0)    
  IT 2700  Information Security Fundamentals  3
Elective Requirements:   24 credits
Choose 24 credits from either the Information Systems group or the Information Technology group. See department advisor to select classes if plan to obtain BS in IT degree in the future. 24
INFORMATION SYSTEMS   
  ACC 2010  Financial Accounting   (3.0)    
  ACC 2020  Managerial Accounting   (3.0)    
  IM 2600  Spreadsheet Applications   (3.0)    
  INFO 2200  Computer Programming II for IS/IT   (3.0)    
  INFO 2420  Web Application Design   (3.0)    
  INFO 3130  Introduction to Applied Data Analytics   (3.0)    
  INFO 3300 Web Systems Development   (3.0)    
  INFO 3410  Database Systems and Warehousing   (3.0)    
  INFO 3700  Health Informatics Fundamentals   (3.0)    
  MKTG 2200  Written Business Communication   (3.0)    
  MGMT 3000  Organizational Behavior   (3.0)    
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  
  INFO 2200  Computer Programming II for IS/IT   (3.0)    
  INFO 2420  Web Application Design   (3.0)    
  INFO 3300 Web Systems Development   (3.0)    
  INFO 3410  Database Systems and Warehousing   (3.0)    
  IT 1510  Introduction to System Administration--Linux/UNIX   (3.0)    
  IT 1600  Computer Architecture and Systems Software   (3.0)    
  IT 2400  Voice and Data Cabling Fundamentals   (3.0)    
  IT 2530  Introduction to System Administration--Windows Client   (3.0)    
  IT 2800  Computer Forensic Fundamentals   (3.0)    
  IT 290R  Current Topics in Information Technology   (1.0)    
  IT 3510  Advanced System Administration--Linux/UNIX   (3.0)    
  IT 3530  Advanced System Administration--Windows Server   (3.0)    
  IT 3540   Mac OS and Server Support   (3.0)    
 
  
IT students need to take 6 credits in approved domain (see list of approved courses on the BS IT degree). Recommended to take 6 credits in the domain as electives if plan to complete BS in IT degree.

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 63 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above with a minimum 2.5 GPA in all discipline core and elective courses with no grade lower than a "C-."
  3. Residency hours: minimum of 20 credit hours through attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
footnotes:
*ENGL 2310 recommended for BS in Information Technology degree future students.
**CJ 1010recommended for BS Information Technology degree future students with the Computer Forensics and Security emphasis. ECON 2010recommended for BS Information Systems degree future students.
***PHYS 2010 and PHYS 2015 recommended for BS Information Technology degree future students.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
MATH 1050 or MATH 1055
College Algebra or College Algebra with Preliminaries 4
INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
Social/Behavioral Science Distribution  3
  Semester Total: 16
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010
Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
INFO 1200
Computer Programming I for IS/IT 3
IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
GROUP   3
Fine Arts Distribution  3
GROUP   3
  Semester Total: 18
Notes:  Students need to work with the department advisor to select either the Information Systems or Information Technology track for their GE, core, and electives. This plan is designed for students who intend to pursue a BS in Information Technology. See advisor for AAS plan if student intends to pursue BS in Information Systems.
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
PHYS 2010
College Physics I 4
IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals 3
GROUP   3
GROUP   3
GROUP   4
  Semester Total: 16
Notes:  Students need to work with the department advisor to select either the Information Systems or Information Technology track for their GE, core, and electives. This plan is designed for students who intend to pursue a BS in Information Technology. IT students should also take PHYS 2015 Physics Lab. See advisor for AAS plan if student intends to pursue BS in Information Systems.
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 2340
Business Statistics I 3
ENGL 2310   Technical Communication 3
GROUP   3
GROUP   3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097   2
GROUP   3
  Semester Total: 17
Notes:  Students need to work with the department advisor to select either the Information Systems or Information Technology track for their GE, core, and electives. This plan is designed for students who intend to pursue a BS in Information Technology. IT students should also take PHYS 2015 Physics Lab. See advisor for AAS plan if student intends to pursue BS in Information Systems.
  Degree Total 63

Department

Name:

Information Systems & Technology

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CS 601

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365体育官方网址801-863-8182

Email:

Cheryl.Levi@inyectomotriz.com

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Chair:

C. Paul Morrey

 
 

Mission Statement

The Information Systems & Technology Department offers stackable degree programs to provide students with engaged learning opportunities to help students develop technical, communication, managerial, and lifelong -learning skills. The department’s programs prepare students for opportunities in information systems, information technology and security, information management, and education.

Vision Statement

The Information Systems and Technology Department will be the premier source of skilled information systems, information technology and security, information management, and business education professionals in the Intermountain Mountain region. This vision will be accomplished by:

  • Attracting well-qualified, motivated, and engaged students. 
  • Attracting and maintaining a skilled and highly trained, student-oriented faculty who are excellent teachers, applied scholars, and committed to serving the Institution.
  • Providing educational programs that are regionally and nationally recognized within the educational and professional communities, and technologically relevant to potential employers of graduates
 
 

Information Systems & Technology

 Advisors:


Program Coordinators:

 

Programs

365体育官方网址The Information Systems & Technology Department offers a variety of certificates and degrees, providing pathways into stackable academic credentials. Students can earn certificates and associate degrees on their path toward a bachelor’s degree.

Minor:

  • Information Systems anf Technology

Certificates:

  • Certificate of Completion Administrative Support
  • Certificate of Completion Network Administration
  • Certificate of Proficiency Information Technology
  • Certificate of Proficiency Application Development
  • Certificate of Proficiency Data Analytics
  • Certificate of Proficiency Database Administration and Data Warehousing
  • Certificate of Proficiency Healthcare Information Technology

Associate Degrees:

  • AAS Administrative Information Management
  • AAS Information Systems and Technology
  • AS Administrative Information Management
  • AS Information Systems and Technology

Bachelor of Science Degrees:

  • BS Information Management
  • BS Information Systems
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Business/Marketing Education

365体育官方网址The B.S. in Information Systems is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, . The B.S. in Information Technology is accredited by the Computing Commission of ABET, .

Graduate Credentials:

  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

Faculty Credentials

Faculty have earned appropriate degrees, with over 55.6% holding doctorate degrees and 5.5% ABD. Faculty have worked full-time at UVU for an average of 12½ years, with 7 full-time faculty who have worked at UVU over 19 years. This does not include teaching experience at other institutions or other employment. Industry experts in the field are hired as adjuncts to teach a variety of courses.

Information Systems & Technology Advisory Board:

365体育官方网址Vance Checketts, High-Tech COO, Dell EMC2; Josh Hogan, Manager, Enterprise Data Management, Nu Skin Enterprises; Stanley Huff, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Intermountain Healthcare; Michael Stevens, Vice President of Technology, Permaplate; Scott Lemon, President, Wovyn and HumanXtensions L.L.C.;  Lynne Yocom, ITS Fiber Optics Manager, State of Utah, Utah Dept. of Transportation.

Business/Marketing Education Advisory Board:

Sharon Codner, Teacher, Mountain View High School; Breckon Heywood, Business Education Specialist, Career & Technical Education, Utah State Board of Education; Brandon Jacobson, IT Education Specialist, Career & Technical Education, Utah State Board of Education; Josie Reynaud, Payson High School, Nebo School District

 
 

Faculty

John Anderson(2007)

Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.A., English, M.B.A., Strategy & Finance, University of Utah; Ph.D., Information Systems, Utah State University.

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Nicholas Ball(2014)

Associate Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.A., Finance, M.B.A., Idaho State University; Ph.D., Information & Decision Sciences, University of Minnesota.

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Kimberly Bartholomew(1994)

Associate Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Computer Science, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Computer Technology in Education, Nova Southeastern University.

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Jan Bentley(1999)

Associate Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., Marketing and Distributive Education, Brigham Young University; M.S., Business Information Systems and Education, Utah State University.

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S. Cold(1991)

Associate Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., Physical Plant Administration, Brigham Young University; M.B.A., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Technology Management (Digital Communication Systems), Indiana State University.

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Kodey Crandall(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., Business Management, Utah Valley University; M.S., Instructional Technology; Utah State University.

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Basil Hamdan(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty

Department: Information Systems & Technology Graduate Studies
Faculty

B.A., Accounting, M.B.A., MIS, East Carolina University; Ph.D., Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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George Hickman(1996)

Associate Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.F.A., Photography, Brigham Young University; M.S., Information Systems, San Diego State University.

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Richard Ivie(2015)

Lecturer

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., Electronic & Computer Engineering, M.B.A., Business, Brigham Young University.

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Robert Jorgensen(2013)

Assistant Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty, Director, Cybersecurity Graduate Studies



B.S., Integrated Studies, Utah Valley University; M.S., Information Systems, University of Utah; Ph.D., Education, Utah State University.

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Tahir  Khan(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., Information Media, Saint Cloud State University, M.S., Information Systems, George Washington University, Ph.D., Information Technology, George Mason University.

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Cynthia Krebs(1988)

Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Business Education, Utah State University.

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Daniel McDonald(2011)

Associate Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University; M.S., Management Information Systems, Ph.D., Management, University of Arizona.

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C. Morrey(2011)

Associate Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S., Computer Science, Utah Valley University; M.S., Ph.D., Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Keith Mulbery(1994)

Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., M.Ed., Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Business Information Systems, Utah State University.

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Matthew North(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.A., History, Brigham Young University; M.S., Business Information Systems, Utah State University; Ph.D., Education, West Virginia University.

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Pat Ormond(1984)

Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



A.A.S., Data Processing, A.A.S., Accounting, Utah Technical College; B.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University; M.S., Information Systems, Utah State University.

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Doreen Smith(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



A.A.S., Secretarial Technology, B.S., Business Education, Southern Utah University; M.Ed., Professional-Technical & Technology Education, University of Idaho.

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Charles Taysom(2019)

Lecturer

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



BS, Business Management, Utah Valley University, MS, MSIT-Network Security Management, Cp;pradp Tecjmoca; Imoversotu,

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