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Administrative Information Support, A.A.S.

Requirements

Every industry relies heavily on competent, qualified, and professional office staff. The two-year AAS in Administrative Information Support program provides training for students seeking to develop their skills and knowledge of office administration and office systems. The program core focuses on word processing, presentations, graphics, spreadsheet, and database applications, as well as written and oral business communication skills, office procedures, and basic accounting skills.

Total Program Credits: 63

General Education Requirements: 16 Credits
ENGLISH  
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
MATHEMATICS  
  ACC 1150    Fundamentals of Business Math  3
or  MAT 1010    Intermediate Algebra  (4.0)   
or  MATH 1050    College Algebra  (4.0)   
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS/FOREIGN LANGUAGE  
  Any approved Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Distribution 3
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE  
  Any approved Social and Behavioral Science Distribution 3
BIOLOGY OR PHYSICAL SCIENCE  
  Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution 3
PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH/SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENT  
  Any approved Physical Education, Health, Safety or Environment Course 1
Discipline Core Requirements:   39 Credits
  ACC 2010   Financial Accounting  3
  ACC 2020   Managerial Accounting  3
  FIN 1060    Personal Finance  3
  INFO 2420    Web Application Design  3
  IM 1010    Basic Computer Applications  2
  IM 183R    IM Student Chapter  1
  IM 2100    Document Processing Applications  3
  IM 2300    Information Management Principles  3
  IM 2400    Presentation Applications  3
  IM 2500    Graphic Applications  3
  IM 2600    Spreadsheet Applications  3
  IM 2800    Integrated Software Projects  3
  IM 3700    Database Applications  3
  MKTG 2200    Written Business Communication  3
Elective Requirements:   8 Credits
Complete 8 credits from department pre-approved electives; see advisor for details.  8

Graduation Requirements:

  1. 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-.
  2. A minimum keyboarding skill of 40 net words per minute is required for graduation.
  3. Residency hours--minimum of 20 credit hours through attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.

Note: Potential 4-year students need to take MATH 1050 as their MATHEMATICS Distribution.

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
Mathematics  3
Social and Behavioral Science  3
IM 1010 Basic Computer Applications 2
IM 2100 Document Processing Applications 3
Physical Education/ Health/ Safety or Environment  1
  Semester total: 15
Note:IM 2010 is offered Fall semesters only  
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Biology or Physical Science  3
MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
FIN 1060 Personal Finance 3
  Semester total: 12
Note: IM 2100 is offered Fall semesters only.  
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
IM 2400 Fall Presentation Applications 3
IM 2300 Fall Information Management Principles 3
IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
Elective   3
  Semester total: 18
Note: IM 2300 is offered Fall semesters only.  
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
IM 183R IM Student Chapter 1
IM 2500 Graphic Applications 3
IM 2800 Integrated Software Projects 3
IM 3700 Database Applications 3
Humanities/Fine Arts/ Foreign Language 3
Elective   3
Elective   2
  Semester total: 18
Note: IM 2500, IM 2800, and IM 3700 are offered Spring semesters only.  
  Degree total: 63

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:

  • Information Systems:
  • John Anderson
  • Telephone: 801-863-8308
  • Email:  janderson@uvu.edu

Programs

The Information Systems & Technology Department offers one Certificate of Proficiency, two Certificates of Completion, two AAS degrees, two AS degrees, three Bachelor of Science degrees, one Graduate Certificate, and several minors. Programs include Information Management, Information Systems, Information Technology, Administrative Information Support/Management, and Business and Marketing Education.

Faculty have earned appropriate degrees, with over 44% holding doctorate degrees and 11% 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 17 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, EMC2; Andrea Hayhurst, VP of Business Technology, Nu Skin Enterprises; Kepi Heimuli, Field Services Utah/Idaho Team Leader, Zion's Management Services Company; 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, 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; Vickie Walker, Administrative Support IV, Information Technology, Utah Valley University

 
 

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)

Assistant Professor

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.A., Finance, Idaho State University; MBA,

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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. (ABD) 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. (ABD), 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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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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Craig Lindstrom(2013)

Lecturer

Department: Information Systems & Technology
Faculty



B.S., Business Management, University of Utah; M.S., Business Information Systems, 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)

Assistant 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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