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Information Systems and Technology, A.S.

Requirements

The two-year pre-major AS in Information Systems and Technology program provides training for students seeking to complete general education requirements and develop foundational skills in programming, database, web application design, system administration, computer architecture, data communication, and security. Graduates of this program obtain temporary employment and pursue a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems or Information Technology for more advanced education.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 36 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0)   
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research  3
  MATH 1050 College Algebra 4
 or MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness  (2.0)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Social/Behavioral Science Distribution 3
  Biology Distribution 3
  Physical Science Distribution 3
  An Additional Biology or Physical Science Course 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 24 Credits
  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
  INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
  IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration--Linux/UNIX 3
  IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software 3
  IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
or CS 2600 Computer Networks I (3.0)  
  IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 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 course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.

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 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
MATH 1050 College Algebra 4
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health & Wellness or Fitness for life 2
IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration--Linux/ UNIX 3
INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
SOC/ Beh Distribution 3
History Distribution  3
INFO 1200 or CS 1400
Computer Programming or Fundamentals of Programming 3
IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Humanities Distribution 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
IT 2600 or CS 2600
Data Communication Fundamentals or Computer Networks I 3
Fine Arts   3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Biology Distribution 3
Physical Science Distribution 3
Additional Bio/Phys 3
INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 60

Department

Name:

Information Systems & Technology

Location:

CS 601

Telephone:

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Cheryl.Levi@fishncamp.com

Web Address:

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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:

  • Information Technology:
  • George Hickman
  • Telephone: 801-863-8887
  • Email:  GHickman@uvu.ed

 

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 and Technology

Certificates:

  • Certificate of Completion Administrative Support
  • Certificate of Completion Network Administration
  • Certificate of Proficiency Application Development
  • Certificate of Proficiency Data Analytics
  • Certificate of Proficiency Database Administration and Data Warehousing
  • Certificate of Proficiency Digital Information Management CA
  • Certificate of Proficiency Foundations of Application Development CA
  • Certificate of Proficiency Healthcare Information Technology
  • Certificate of Proficiency 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体育比赛投注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

365体育比赛投注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:

Lynne Yocum, ITS Fiber Optics Manager, State of Utah, Utah Department of Transportation; Brett McKeachnie, Director of the IT Project Management Office, Utah Valley University; Audra Yocum, Content Specialist: Computer Science & Information Technology, Alpine School District

Information Management and Business/Marketing Education Advisory Board:

Breckon Heywood, Education Specialist: Business and Marketing, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism, Career & Technical Education, Career & Technical Education, Utah State Board of Education; Stephanie Morgan, CTE/Business Teacher, Corner Canyon High School; Brandon Jacobson, Educational Specialist Career Connections: General Financial Literacy and Industry Liaison, Career & Technical Education, Utah State Board of Education; Josie Reynaud, Nebo School District; Kristina Yamada, Educational Specialist: Information Technology and Digital Media, Utah State Board of Education

 
 

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)

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



A.S., Clerical Office Training, Ricks, College; B.S., Marketing and Distributive Education, Brigham Young University; M.S., Business Information Systems and Education, Utah State University.

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Kodey Crandall(2014)

Assistant Professor

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)

Associate 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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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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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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Richard Smith(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.A., English, Utah Valley 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



B.S., Business Management, Utah Valley University, M.S., MSIT-Network Security Management, Colorado Technical University.

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