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Information Systems and Technology, Certificate of Proficiency

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Requirements

 The Certificate of Proficiency in Information Systems and Technology is available to all UVU Students with a particular focus designed to provide high school students an opportunity to obtain a stackable certificate of proficiency with an emphasis in career and technical education while still enrolled in high school. This certificate will be available from the University for college students/adults looking for basic entry-level skills leading to further academic advancement. Students complete a foundational core in programming, database, web application design, data communication, and networking.

Total Program Credits: 16

Discipline Core Requirements: 10 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
 or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra 4
 or MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
Elective Requirements: 6 Credits
Choose 6 credits from one domain: 6
Information Systems Domain  
  INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IS IT (3)  
 or CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming (3)  
  INFO 2420 Web Application Design (3)  
Information Technology Domain  
  IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration--Linux/UNIX (3)  
  IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software (3)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 16 semester credits.
  2. Minimum grade of C required in all courses.
  3. Overall grade point average of 2.5 (C) or above.
  4. Residency hours: minimum of 5 credit hours through course attendance at UVU

 

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 or

ENGH 1005

Introduction to academic writing or 

Literacies and Composition Across Contexts

3
MATH 1050 or
MATH 1055

College Algebra QL or

College Algebra QL

4
INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
  Semester total: 10
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Complete 6 credits from one domain 6
Information Systems Domain:  

INFO 1200 or

CS 1400

Computer Programming I for IS IT or

Fundamentals of Programming

 
INFO 2420 Web Application Design  
Information Technology Domain:  
IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration—Linux/UNIX   
IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software  
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 16

Department

Information Systems and Technology

The Information Systems and Technology department is in the   Scott M. Smith College of Engineering. To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Information Systems and Technology department, visit their website.

Information Systems and Technology department