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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 Writing 3
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences 3
or ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing--Science and Technology (3.0)  
  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 2300 Information Management Principles  3
  IM 2500 Graphic Applications  3
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications  3
  IM 2800 Integrated Software Projects  3
  IM 3500 Desktop Publishing Applications  3
  IM 3700 Database Applications  3
  IM 4300 Information Workflow Management  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
  HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resource Management  3
  LEGL 3000 Business Law  3
  MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior  3
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication  3
  TECH 3400 Project Management  3
or DGM 3220 Digital Media Project Management (3.0)  
Elective Requirements: 15 Credits
Complete at least 9 credits from a selected domain (at least 3 credits must be upper-division): 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 1300 Medical Terminology I (2.0)  
  HLTH 2510 Media and Computer Applications in Health (3.0)  
  INFO 3700 Health Informatics Fundamentals (3.0)  
  INFO 4700 Healthcare Information Systems Management (3.0)  
Mobile Design and Development Domain  
  DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I (4.0)  
  DGM 2240 Interaction Design (3.0)  
  DGM 2250 Principles of Digital Design (3.0)  
  INFO 3420 Web Systems Development (3.0)  
  INFO 4420 Mobile Business Application Development (3.0)  
Web Systems Development Domain  
  INFO 3420 Web Systems Development (3.0)  
  INFO 3422 PHP Web Application Development (3.0)  
  INFO 3426 Web Content Management Systems Site Development (3.0)  
  INFO 4422 Advanced PHP Web Application Development (3.0)  
  INFO 4425 Web Application Security (3.0)  
Complete at least 6 credits from the following electives or from courses in above domains. 6
  COMP 301R Digital Lecture Series (1.0)  
  IM 183R IM Student Chapter (1.0)  
  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)  
  IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals (3.0)  
  IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals (3.0)  
  FIN 1060 Personal Finance (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.

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 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 Writing 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
Elective (FIN 1060) 3
  Semester total: 16
Note: If you continue from the AAS in AIS program, FIN 1060 will count as an elective in the BS in Information Management program. Otherwise, consider taking FIN 1060 or IT 1700 for the first elective.  
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 or 2020

Intermediate Writing-Humanities/Social Sciences or

Intermediate Writing-Science and Technology
3

HLTH 1100 or

PES 1097

Personal Health and Wellness or

Fitness for Life
2
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
Biology Distribution 3
MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
  Semester total: 14
Note: Must take ACC 2010 this semester to take ACC 2020 next semester.  
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours

ECON 2010 or

ECON 2020

Microeconomics (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science Distribution) or

Macroeconomics (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science Distribution)
3
IM 2300 Information Management Principles 3
IM 2500 Graphic Applications 3
INFO 2420
Web Application Design 3
ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
INFO 1200
Computer Programming I for IS/IT 3
  Semester total: 18
Notes: (1) IM 2300 and IM 2500 are offered Fall semesters only. (2) Take ECON 2020 or ECON 2010 to fulfill Social/Behavioral Science distribution.
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Humanities Distribution  3
IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
IM 2800 Integrated Software Projects 3
IM 3700 Database Applications 3
INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
Physical Science Distribution 3
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior 3
DGM 3220 or TECH 3400 Digital Media Project Management or Project Management 3
Domain Elective   3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
IM 3500 Desktop Publishing Applications 3
LEGL 3000 Business Law 3
Domain Elective   3
  Semester total: 12
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
Fine Arts Distribution 3
IM 4300 Information Workflow Management 3
INFO 3430 Systems Analysis and Design 3
HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resources Management 3
Elective  3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
American Institutions 3
IM 481R Internship 3
INFO 405G Global and Ethical Perspectives in IS and IT 3
INFO 4430 Systems Design and Implementation 3
Domain Elective  3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 120

Department

Name:

Information Systems & Technology

Location:

CS 601

Telephone:

801-863-8182

Email:

Cheryl.Levi@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/ist

Chair:

Keith Mulbery

Chair Email:

Keith.Mulbery@uvu.edu

 
 

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

  • Administrative Support: Cheryl Levi
  • Office: CS 601
  • Telephone: 801-863-8182
  • Email: Cheryl.Levi@uvu.edu

 Advisors:

  • Julie Harps
  • Office: CS 635
  • Telephone: 801-863-8403
  • Email:  JHarps@uvu.edu


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.

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 Support
  • 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, www.abet.org. The B.S. in Information Technology is accredited by the Computing Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Graduate Credentials:

  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

Faculty Credentials

Faculty have earned appropriate degrees, with over 53% holding doctorate degrees and 6% ABD. Faculty have worked full-time at UVU for an average of 11 years, with 7 full-time faculty who have worked at UVU over 18 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, Chief Information Officer, AccessData; Scott Lemon, President, Wovyn and HumanXtensions L.L.C.; Jared Mason, Business Intelligence Manager, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; 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; Laura deShazo, Career & Technical Education Business Education Specialist, Utah State Office 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)

Sr. Professional In Residence

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty

Department: Information Systems & Technology Graduate Studies
Faculty

B.S., Integrated Studies, Utah Valley University; M.S., Information Systems, University of Utah.

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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)

Assistant Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.A., 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
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
Department Chair, 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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