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2013-2014 Catalog 
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Department Network Technology and Business Multimedia

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Department Chair: Allyson Saunders
Location: Elizabeth Hall, Room 301
Telephone Contact: Angie Christensen 801-626-6059
Computer and Information Literacy Administrator: Alden Talbot
Professors: Diana Green, Allyson Saunders; Associate Professors: Kenneth Cuddeback, Laura MacLeod; Assistant Professor: Thomas Bell; Instructors: Laura Anderson, Joyce Porter

The Department of Network Technology and Business Multimedia offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business/Multimedia Technologies or Network Management Technology, and a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Network Management Technology, Business Education Composite Teaching, and Business/Multimedia Technologies. Minors are offered in Network Management Technology, Business/Multimedia Technologies, Business/Marketing Education, and Business Education. The last two minors require an education major. Also offered are a Network Management Technology Certificate and a Network Technologies Certificate.

The department offers courses in word processing, spreadsheets, database management, network management technology, telecommunications, local area networks, desktop publishing, graphics, business communication, multimedia, web design, internetworking, wireless technologies, operating systems, network certification, and other related areas.

Network Management Technology students study both the data side and the voice side of the discipline. On the data side, students learn about computer networks, network operating systems, security, and computer application programs. On the voice side, students learn about designing, installing, and managing phone systems, and making decisions regarding the purchase and operation of hardware and software.

The Business Education Composite Teaching major qualifies individuals to teach business and marketing-related subjects at the secondary school level.

Business/Multimedia Technologies students gain knowledge of multimedia software and business systems. Graduates work in advertising, public relations, training, magazine and catalog publishing, and web design. Graduates are prepared as multimedia developers, desktop publishers, print/web designers, office supervisors/managers, and software trainers.

Departmental Policies

Students for any degree from the Network Technology and Business Multimedia (NTM) programs are subject to the following policies:

  1. To enroll in any intermediate or advanced department course, the student must have a grade of C- or better in the  prerequisite course/s .
  2. NTM credits earned more than seven (7) years earlier than the proposed date of graduation must be evaluated by the department or validated through a challenge examination.
  3. Any deviation from the printed graduation requirements must be approved by the department chair PRIOR to taking the course(s) in question.


    Associate of Applied ScienceInstitutional CertificateBachelor of ScienceEmphasis Option for Bachelor of Integrated Studies

       BIS emphases are also offered for most programs with a minor.

    MinorTeaching Minor

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