Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
    
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Information Systems & Technologies (BS)


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  • 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 , ACTG 2020 ; ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , IST 2010 , and QUAN 2600 . These six 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 Foundations GPA, Goddard School (major) GPA, and the overall university GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation. The required 40 upper-division credit hours (courses numbered 3000 and above) are included in the School and major requirements.
  • Program Code: 4013BS
  • CIPC: 521201

Advisement

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

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Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Associates of Science as well as students pursuing minors in Accounting or Economics. To be admitted, students must register for BSAD 2899 . Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the Goddard School Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534.

General Education

Refer to Degree 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 Digital 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 Goddard School 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


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