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Business Education - Information Technology, 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 Information Technology Education—Multimedia. This endorsement enables recipients to teach Digital Media I, Digital Media II, and 3D Graphics and Animation. In addition to coursework there are other requirements imposed  by the State, so students will need to complete additional work to receive this endorsement.

Total Program Credits: 18

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: 15 Credits
  INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals  3
Emphasis Elective Requirements:   12 Credits
Complete 12 credits from the following courses:   1 12
Computer Science  
  CS 1030 Foundations of Computer Science (3)  
  CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming (3)  
  CS 1410 Object-Oriented Programming (3)  
Exploring CS  
  CS 1030 Foundations of Computer Science (3)  
  IT 290R Current Topics in Information Technology   Note: Prepare for and pass Certiport IC3 certification (1) 2  
Introduction to Information Technology  
  DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I (4)  
  CS 1030 Foundations of Computer Science (3)  
  INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IS/It (3)  
Multimedia  
  DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials I (4)  
  DGM 2210 3D Modeling and Animation Essentials (4)  
  DGM 2110 Digital Cinema Production II (3)  
 or DGM 2130 Digital Audio Essentials (3)  
  DGM 2120 Web Essentials (3)  
 or INFO 2420 Web Application Design (3)  
Network+  
  IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals (3)  
  IT 290R Current Topics in Information Technology (1) 3  
Web Development  
  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.

 

Footnotes  
1 To be eligible for an endorsement in any of these areas, include those courses and see adviser, as other requirements are required for USOE-CTE endorsement.  
2 Prepare for and pass Certiport IC3 certification.  
3 Prepare and pass CompTIA Network+ exam.  

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
DGM 1110 Digital Media Essentials 4
INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
  Semester total: 7
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours

BMED 4200 or

BMED 4300

Methods of Teaching Business/Marketing/Digital Technology or

Methods of Teaching Computer Science

3
DGM 2120 or INFO 2420 Web Essentials or Web Application Design 3
  Semester total: 6
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
DGM 2210 3D Modeling and Animation Essentials 4
Elective   1
  Semester total: 5
  Degree total: 18

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