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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2012-2013 Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: Content may no longer be accurate.

Information Systems & Technologies (BS)


  • Program Prerequisite: IST Associate of Science Degree, or equivalent degree or course work (which may be articulated for the IST Associate) from an accredited AS/AA program.
    Most business and economics courses with numbers above 3000 require formal admission to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics and prior completion of ACTG 2010 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , IST 2010 , and QUAN 2600 . These five courses are referred to collectively as “Business Foundations.” (Refer to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics Requirements .)
  • Minor: Not required.
  • Grade Requirements: Candidates for the bachelor of science degree must complete all prerequisite and required business and economics courses with a grade of “C-” or higher. In addition, the cumulative Business Foundation GPA, the overall business and economics GPA, and the overall university GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
  • Credit Hours Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; 60-61 of these are School requirements, 33 are required within the major, and the balance should be taken outside of the major. The required 40 upper-division credit hours (courses numbered 3000 and above) are included in the School and major requirements.

Advisement

Advisement is strongly encouraged for all GSBE majors and minors. See more information on available advising resources in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics  section of this catalog.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for all business majors, minors, emphases and certificates. To be admitted, students must register for BSAD 2899 . Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the GSBE Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534 and/or the Department of Information Systems & Technologies, D2 137, (801) 395-3520.

General Education

Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements  for Bachelor of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Information Systems & Technologies major will also satisfy general education requirements: ENGL 2010  (Composition); MATH 1050  (Quantitative Literacy); BTNY 1403  (Life Science); ECON 2010  or ECON 2020  (Social Science); ECON 1740  is recommended to fulfill the Senate Bill Requirement in American Institutions. IST 1100 , The Wired Society, is recommended to fulfill a general education requirement in Social Science.

MATH 1050  is, in addition to being a specific requirement in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics, a prerequisite for ECON 2010 , QUAN 2400 , and QUAN 2600 . Students seeking a major within the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics should plan to take the necessary mathematics courses as early as possible in their program of study. MATH 1050  must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher and may not be taken on a credit/no credit basis.

Major Course Requirements for BS Degree