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Information Systems and Technology, Minor

Requirements

The Minor in Information Systems gives students with a business or liberal arts major, the option of strengthening their general studies with technical coursework.

Total Program Credits: 21365体育官方网址

Discipline Core Requirements: 12 Credits
Prerequisite:   
  INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals (3.0)  
Complete the following:   
  INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IS/IT 3
or CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming (3.0)  
  INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals (3.0) 3
or INFO 3410 Database Systems and Warehousing  
  IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software 3
or CS 2810 Computer Organization and Architecture (3.0)  
  IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
or IT 3600 Internetworking and Router Management (3.0)  
Elective Requirements: 9 Credits
Complete 9.0 credits from the following, 6 credits of which must be upper division:  9
  INFO 2200 Computer Programming II for IS/IT (3.0)  
  INFO 2420 Web Application Design (3.0)  
  INFO 3120 Management Information Systems (3.0)  
  INFO 3410 Database Systems and Warehousing (3.0)  
  INFO 3300 Web Systems Development (3.0)  
  INFO 3430 Systems Analysis and Design (3.0)  
  INFO 3700 Health Informatics Fundamentals (3.0)  
  INFO 4120 Business Intelligence Systems (3.0)  
  IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration--Linux/UNIX (3.0)  
  IT 2530 Introduction to System Administration--Windows Client (3.0)  
  IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals (3.0)  
  IT 2800 Computer Forensic Fundamentals (3.0)  
  IT 3510 Advanced System Administration--Linux/UNIX (3.0)  
  IT 3530 Advanced System Administration--Windows Server (3.0)  
  IT 3600 Internetworking and Router Management (3.0)  
  IT 3700 Information Security--Network Defense and Countermeasures (3.0)  

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  1. To fill the requirements for an information systems and technology minor, students must have no course grade lower than C- in any of the INFO or IT courses required for the minor.
  2. Courses may not be double-counted between the core and elective sections.

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 Track365体育官方网址.

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
INFO 1200
Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software 3
INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
  Semester Total: 12
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Elective   3
Elective   3
IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
  Semester Total: 9
  Degree total: 21

Department

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Information Systems & Technology

Location:

CS 601

Telephone:

801-863-8182

Email:

Cheryl.Levi@inyectomotriz.com

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Chair:

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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.

365体育官方网址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

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

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:

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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