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Information Management, B.S.

Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Information Management is designed to prepare students to supervise and manage the operations and personnel of business offices. Courses include instruction in employee supervision, budgeting, scheduling and coordination, office systems operation and maintenance, office records management, public relations, project management, accounting, decision making, and human resources.

  Total Program Credits: 120

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 (4.0) 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
or PES 1097  Fitness for Life  (2.0)  
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology Distribution 3
  Physical Science Distribution 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  ECON 2010  Microeconomics (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science) 3
 or ECON 2020  Macroeconomics  (3.0) (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science)  
Discipline Core Requirements: 69 Credits
  IM 1010 Basic Computer Applications 3
  IM 2100 Document Processing Applications 3
  IM 2300 Information Management Principles  3
  IM 2500 Graphic Applications  3
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications  3
  IM 3700 Database Applications  3
  IM 481R Internship (1.0) 3
  INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
  INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IS/IT 3
  INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals (3.0)  3
  INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
  INFO 3430 Systems Analysis and Design 3
  INFO 405G Global Ethical and Professional Perspectives in IS and IT 3
  INFO 4430 Systems Design and Implementation 3
  ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
  ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
  FIN 1060 Personal Finance (3.0)  3
  HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resource Management  3
  MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
  MGMT 3210 Event Venue and Convention Management 3
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication WE 3
  TECH 3400 Project Management  3
  TECH 4400 Advanced Project Management 3
Elective Requirements: 15 Credits
Complete at least 9 upper-division credits from a selected domain: 9
 Business Intelligence Domain  
  INFO 3120 Management Information Systems  (3.0)  
  INFO 3130 Introduction to Applied Data Analytics (3.0)  
  INFO 4120 Business Intelligence Systems (3.0)  
  INFO 4130 Data Science and Big Data Analytics (3.0)  
Health Domain  
  HLTH 3200 Principles of Community Health (3.0)  
  INFO 3700 Health Informatics Fundamentals (3.0)  
  INFO 3750 Healthcare Information Systems Applications (3.0)  
  INFO 4700 Healthcare Information Systems Management (3.0)  
Legal Domain   
  IT 3350 Intellectual Property and Cyber Law  (3.0)  
  LEGL 3000 Business Law (3.0)  
  LEGL 3530 Employment and Labor Law (3.0)  
  LEGL 4000 Advanced Business Law and E-Commerce (3.0)  
Mobile Development Domain:  
  INFO 3300 Web Systems Development (3.0)  
  INFO 3330 Client-Side Web Development (3.0)  
  INFO 4420 Mobile Application Development (3.0)  
Web Systems Development Domain  
  INFO 3300 Web Systems Development (3.0)  
  INFO 3330 Client-Side Web Development (3.0)  
  INFO 3360 Server-Side Web Frameworks(3.0)  
  INFO 4425 Web Application Security (3.0)  
  INFO 4300 Enterprise Web Development  (3.0)  
Complete at least 6 credits from the following electives or from courses in above domains. 6
  IM 2800 Integrated Software Projects (3.0)  
  IM 3600 Advanced Excel for Decision Making (3.0)  
  IM 490R Advanced Topics in Information Management (1.0)  
  IM 496R Information Management Seminar (1.0)  
  INFO 2200 Computer Programming II for IS/IT (3.0)  
  INFO 3410 Database Systems and Warehousing  (3.0)  
  IT 1700 Cybersecurity Essentials (3.0)  
  ACC 1150 Fundamentals of Business Math (3.0)  
  MGMT 2110 Interpersonal Communication (3.0)  
  TECH 3010 Creativity Innovation and Change Management (3.0)  
  TECH 4400 Advanced Project Management (3.0)  
  Other department approved IM, INFO, or IT classes  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of the 120 semester credit hours required in the degree with at least 40 credit hours in upper-division courses.
  2. Overall grade point average 2.75 or above with no grade lower than a "C-" in core, domain, and elective courses.
  3. Residency hours: Minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.

365体育直播投注NOTE: The UVU catalog contains the descriptions and prerequisites for all courses. Not all courses are offered every semester.

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体育直播投注.

365体育直播投注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 or MATH 1055 College Algebra or College Algebra with Preliminaries 4
IM 1010 Basic Computer Applications 3
INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
  Semester Total: 16
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
IM 2100 Document Processing Applications 3
IM 2300 Information Management Principles 3
IM 2500 Graphic Applications 3
FIN 1060 Personal Finance 3
  Semester Total: 15
NOTE: IM 2100, IM 2300, IM 2500 offered Fall only.   
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Third Science Distribution 3
IM 3700  Database Applications 3
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication WE 3
  Semester Total: 15
NOTE: IM 3500, IM 3700 offered Spring only.   
     
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IST 3
DOMAIN   3
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
American Institutions   3
  Semester Total: 15
     
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
Humanities Distribution  3
IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
TECH 3400 Project Management 3
DOMAIN   3
  Semester Total: 15
     
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
ECON 2010 or 2020 Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
Biology Distribution  3
TECH 4400 Advanced Project Management 3
HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
DOMAIN   3
  Semester Total: 15
     
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
Fine Arts Distribution  3
Physical Science Distribution  3
MGMT 3210 Event Venue/Convention Mgmt 3
Elective   3
INFO 3430 Systems Analysis and Design 3
  Semester Total: 15
     
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 4430 Systems Design and Implementation 3
INFO 405G Global Ethical and Professional Perspectives in IS and IT 3
Elective   3
IM 481R Internship  (Approval from Internship Coordinator) 3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097  Pers Health Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
  Semester Total: 14
  Degree total: 120

Department

Name:

Information Systems & Technology

Location:

CS 601

Telephone:

365体育直播投注801-863-8182

Email:365体育直播投注

Cheryl.Levi@ortocomercio.com 365体育直播投注

Web Address:

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Chair:

C. Paul Morrey

 
 

Mission Statement

365体育直播投注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体育直播投注Vision Statement

365体育直播投注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

365体育直播投注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 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:

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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