- 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.
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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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.
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.