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Network Administration, Certificate of Completion

Requirements

The Certificate of Completion in Network Administration provides students with training in server administration, computer architecture, and networking. Students select from a variety of courses in cabling, Windows system administration, router management, information security, computer forensics, and Linux system administration.

Total Program Credits: 31

Discipline Core Requirements: 25 Credits
Complete the following:  
  INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
  INFO 1200 Computer Programming I for IS/IT 3
  IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration--Linux/UNIX 3
  IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software 3
  INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
  IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
or CS 2600 Computer Networks I (3.0)  
Communication Requirement:  
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
Computation Requirement:  
  MAT 1010 Intermediate Algebra 4
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0)  
Elective Requirements: 6 Credits
Choose 6 credits from the following courses : 6
  IT 2400 Voice and Data Cabling Fundamentals (3.0)  
  IT 2530 Introduction to System Administration--Windows Client (3.0)  
  IT 2700 Information Security Fundamentals (3.0)  
  IT 2800 Computer Forensic Fundamentals (3.0)  
  IT 3510 Advanced System Administration--Linux/UNIX (3.0)  
  IT 3530 Advanced System Administration--Windows Server (3.0)  
  IT 3600 Internetworking and Router Management (3.0)  
  IT 3650 Information Storage and Management (3.0)  
  IT 3700 Information Security--Network Defense and Countermeasures (3.0)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 31 semester credits.
  2. Minimum grade of C- required in all courses.
  3. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  4. Residency hours -- minimum of 10 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
INFO 1120 Information Systems and Technology Fundamentals 3
INFO 1200 Computer Programming I 3
IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration--Linux/UNIX 3
MATH 1050 College Algebra 4
ENGL 1010 Introduction to writing 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
IT 1600 Computer Architecture and Systems Software 3
INFO 2410 Database Fundamentals 3
IT 2600 Data Communication Fundamentals 3
Elective   3
Elective   3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 31

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 oppo rtunities in information s ystems, information technolog y and security, information management, and education.

Vision Statement

The Information Systems and Technology Department will be the premier source of skilled information s ystems, 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


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)

Associate 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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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



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, Department Chair



B.S., M.Ed., Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Business Information Systems, Utah State 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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Careers

Careers:  
System Technician, Network Support Technician, Computer Support Specialist, Systems Specialist
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