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Information Systems - Healthcare Information Systems Emphasis, B.S.

Requirements

The healthcare industry relies heavily on information systems to store patient information so that medical professionals can analyze the data. Information systems professionals who specialize in HIS find exciting careers. The BS in Information Systems program prepares students to be Information Systems professionals. Graduates develop and deploy enterprise-level systems to meet organizational needs. Students who graduate with the Healthcare Information Systems (HIS) emphasis will use their knowledge of information technology and records management to form the links among health-care professionals and administrations and information technology professionals.

Total Program Credits: 123

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)  
American Institutions: 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
  An Additional Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Social/Behavioral Science Distribution ( ECON 2020 recommended) 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 63 Credits
Math Requirement: 3
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I (3.0)  
IS 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 2200 Computer Programming II for IS/IT 3
  INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
  INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications  3
  IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
  IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals 3
  INFO 3130 Introduction to Applied Data Analytics  3
  INFO 3300 Web Systems Development   3
  INFO 3410 Database Systems and Warehousing 3
  INFO 3430 Systems Analysis and Design 3
  INFO 3700 Health Informatics Fundamentals 3
  INFO 405G Global Ethical and Professional Perspectives in IS and IT 3
  INFO 4430 Systems Design and Implementation 3
IS Environment/Business Foundation Requirements:  
  ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
  ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
  MKTG 2200 Business Communication 3
  MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior 3
  MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
Emphasis Requirements: 12 Credits
       INFO 3750 Healthcare Information Systems Applications 3
  INFO 4120 Business Intelligence Systems 3
  INFO 4700 Healthcare Information Systems Management  3
  HLTH 3200 Principles of Community Health 3
Emphasis Elective Requirements: 12 Credits
Choose 12 credit hours from the following list of upper-division courses: 12
  INFO 3120 Management Information Systems (3.0)  
  INFO 4130 Data Science and Big Data Analytics (3.0)  
  INFO 4135 Data Security Analytics (3.0)  
  INFO 4420 Mobile Application Development (3.0)  
  INFO 481R Internship (3.0)  
  IT 3350 Intellectual Property and Cyber Law (3.0)  
  IT 4700 Enterprise Cybersecurity Management (3.0)  
Other approved upper-division Information Systems courses  

Graduation Requirements:365体育直播投注

  1. Completion of at least 123 semester credits required in the BS degree; at least 40 credit hours must be upper-division courses.
  2. Overall grade point average 2.0 or above with a minimum of 2.5 GPA in all discipline core, specialty core, and elective courses with no grade lower than a "C-."
  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.

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.

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 Introduction to 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
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097   2
  Semester Total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010
Intermediate Writing 3
INFO 1200
Computer Programming I for IS/IT 3
INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
ACC 2010
Financial Accounting 3
MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
  Semester Total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 2340
Business Statistics I 3
IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
INFO 2200
Computer Programming II for IS/IT 3
ACC 2020
Managerial Accounting 3
IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
  Semester Total: 15
     
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals 3
INFO 3300
Web Systems Development 3
INFO 3410
Database Systems and Warehousing 3
INFO 3130
Introduction to Applied Data Analytics 3
INFO 3700
Health Informatics Fundamentals 3
  Semester Total: 15
     
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 3750
Healthcare Information Systems Applications 3
Third Science Distribution  3
Elective   3
Elective   3
INFO 4120
Business Intelligence Systems 3
  Semester Total: 15
NOTE: INFO 3750 is offered Spring only.   
     
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 3200 Principles of Community Health 3
Elective   3
MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
INFO 3430
Systems Analysis and Design 3
INFO 4700 Healthcare Information Systems Management 3
  Semester Total: 15
NOTE: INFO 4700 is offered Fall only.   
     
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
Elective   3
MGMT 3000
Organizational Behavior 3
INFO 4430
Systems Design and Implementation 3
INFO 405G
Global Ethical and Professional Perspectives in IS and IT 3
PHIL 2050
Ethics and Values 3
  Semester Total: 15
     
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
American Institutions  3
Humanities Distribution  3
Fine Arts Distribution  3
Social/Behavioral Science Distribution  3
Physical Science Distribution  3
  Semester Total: 15
  Degree total: 123

Department

Name:

Information Systems & Technology

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CS 601

Telephone:

801-863-8182

Email:

Cheryl.Levi@ortocomercio.com

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ortocomercio.com/ist

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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

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:

 

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 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体育直播投注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

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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Careers

Careers:  
HIS Software Development Manager, HIS Clinical Development Analyst, HIS SQL Reporting Engineer, HIS Client Support Technical Analyst, Computer and Information Systems Manager, Information Systems Analyst, Computer Systems Analyst, Database Administrator, Software Developer, IS Project Manager

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