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Business Education - Business Information Technology Emphasis, Minor

Requirements

This minor provides students or teachers who have an Educator License in the State of Utah with the coursework necessary to obtain an endorsement in the Business Information Technology core. This endorsement enables recipients to teach Business Web Page Design, Computer Technology, Desktop Publishing, Digital Business Applications, Social Media Marketing, Advertising and Promotion, and Word Processing.

Total Program Credits: 24

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Minimum ACT scores.
  2. GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  3. A CAPP written exam.
  4. An interview directed by the Secondary Teacher Education Selection and Retention Committee.
  5. Must be accepted into a Secondary Education major program
Discipline Core Requirements: 3 Credits
  BMED 4200 Methods of Teaching Business/Marketing/Digital Technology  3
or BMED 4300 Methods of Teaching Computer Science (3)  
Emphasis Requirements: 21 Credits
  IM 1010 Basic Computer Applications 3
  IM 2100 Document Processing Applications 3
  IM 2500 Graphic Applications 3
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
  IM 3700 Database Applications 3
  INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IS IT 3
  INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Overall grade point average 2.75 or above with no grade lower than a B- in all discipline and specialty core courses.
  2. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.

Notes:

Students must pass a criminal background check at the beginning of the junior year.

Students will teach at least one computer technology course during the student teaching experience.

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
IM 1010 Basic Computer Applications 3
IM 2100 Document Processing Applications 3
  Semester total: 6
 
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IS IT 3
IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
  Semester total: 6
 
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 2420 Web Application Design 3
IM 2500 Graphic Applications 3
  Semester total: 6
Notes: IM 2500 is offered Fall semester only.
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
BMED 4200 or  Methods of Teaching Business/Marketing/Digital Technology or  3
BMED 4300 Methods of Teaching Computer Science
IM 3700 Database Applications 3
  Semester total: 6
Notes: IM 3700 is offered Spring semester only.
  Degree total: 24

Department

Information Systems and Technology

The Information Systems and Technology department is in the College of Engineering & Technology. To find the most up-to-date information from the Information Systems and Technology department, visit their website.

Information Systems and Technology department