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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  
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
MATHEMATICS  
  ACC 1150 Fundamentals of Business Math 3
or MATH 1010 Intermediate Algebra (4.0)  
or MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0)  
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS/FOREIGN LANGUAGE  
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE  
  ECON 2020 Macroeconomics 3
or MGMT 2110 Interpersonal Communication (3.0)  
or MGMT 2030 Women in Business (3.0)  
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: 35 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 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
Elective Requirements: 12 Credits
  Complete 12 credits from department pre-approved electives; see advisor for details. 12

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 ACC 2010 (or 3000), MATH 1050, ECON 2020, and MGMT 3890.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is intended to be a guide. 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
Humanities/Fine Arts/ Foreign Language Introduction to Writing ( ENGL 1010 ) 3
Mathematics  3
Social and Behavioral Science  3
IM 1010 Basic Computer Applications 2
FIN 1060 Personal Finance 3
Physical Education/ Health/ Safety or Environment  1
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Biology or Physical Science  3
English Business Communication (MGMT 2200) 3
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
IM 2100 Document Processing Applications 3
IM 2300 Information Management Principles 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
IM 2400 Presentation Applications 3
IM 2500 Graphic Applications 3
IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
Elective   3
  Semester total: 18
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
IM 2800 Integrated Software Projects 3
IM 3700 Database Applications 3
Elective   3
Elective   3
Elective   3
  Semester total: 15
  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

 
 

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


Program Coordinator
: Cynthia Krebs

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 Systems, Information Technology, Administrative Information Support/Management, and Business and Marketing Education.

Faculty have earned appropriate degrees, with over 30% holding PhDs and 23% ABD. Faculty have worked full-time at UVU for an average of 13 years, not including teaching experience at other institutions or other employment. Industry experts in the field are hired as adjuncts to teach a variety of courses.

 
 

Business & Marketing Education and Administrative Information Management


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


Information Systems & Technology Advisory Board:

Charles Chiang, Manager of Customer Service, EMC2, Jonathan Daniels, Online Marketing Analyst, DigiCert, Laura deShazo, Career & Technical Education Business Education Specialist, Utah State Office of Education; Ken Finch, Senior Program Manager, ICS Office of CIO, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Dave Gappmayer, Principal Test Manager, Microsoft; Grant Gordon, President/CEO, RationalUX; David Griffiths, Manager of Engineering Team, AdvancedMD; Andrea Hayhurst, VP of Business Technology, Nu Skin Enterprises; Kepi Heimuli, Field Services Utah/Idaho Team Leader, Zion's Management Services Company; Chris Hine, Sr. Alliance Manager Integrated Systems, SUSE; Josh Hogan, Manager, Enterprise Data Management, Nu Skin Enterprises; Stanley Huff, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Intermountain Healthcare; Jeremiah Jones, Lead Technologist, aVinci Media; Brian Karney, COO, Access Data; Scott Lemon, President, HumanXtensions L.L.C.; Jared Mason, Business Intelligence Manager, The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Josie Reynaud, Payson High School, Nebo School District; Vickie Walker, Administrative Support IV, Information Technology, Utah Valley University; Lynne Yocom, ITS Fiber Optics Manager, State of Utah, Utah Dept. of Transportation; Kevin Young, Sr. Security Administrator, Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Cyber Security Advisory Board:

Dan Anderson, Consultant, Spectra; Andrew Barney, Manager Information Security, Adobe Systems Incorporated; Vance Checketts, High-Tech COO, EMC2; David Glod, VP of Information Security, Mountain America Credit Union; Gary Glover, Director of Security Assessments, SecurityMetrics, Inc.; David Hunt, VP of Global Corporate Events, Symantec; Steve Leyba, Service Area Director, Department of Workforce Services; Angela Madsen, Operations Manager, Department of Workforce Services; Robert Schroader, President, CEO, Paraben Corporation; Justin Searle, Managing Partner, UtiliSec; Jutta Williams, Chief Privacy Officer, Intermountain Healthcare; David Winberg, Director, NSA-Utah.

 
 

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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