Information Systems Minor Japan Korea

/Information Systems Minor Japan Korea
Information Systems Minor Japan Korea2021-09-21T13:40:33+00:00

Applications for Summer 2022 will open Oct. 15, 2021

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In Summer Semester 2022, students can earn a full Minor in Information Systems (13 credits) while studying in Japan and Korea. The Information Systems minor teaches students to use technology in bridging all functional areas of an organization in today’s highly competitive business environment. Course subjects include: systems analysis and design, database development, networking, and web development. The summer-long program includes visits to tech companies and local businesses.

The minor has a pre-requisite of IS 4410 or IS 4411, which students need to complete (with B or better) before Summer 2022. This program also includes a one-credit online class, IS 3596, an IS certification class which students take during the 4 sessions.

The IS Minor is only available to the following groups of students: pre-business, business majors or QAMO IS Emphasis.

Tokyo Seoul

Curriculum

The program will run throughout Summer Semester and will include the following courses:

IS 3596 — Exploring IT Certifications (1 credit)
IS 4420 — Database Fundamentals (3 credits)
IS 4460 — Web-Based Applications (3 credits)
IS 4440 — Networking (3 credits)
IS 4430 — Systems Analysis & Design (3 credits)

Students will have the weekends to explore the incredible sites of Japan and Korea. Here are some of the breathtaking experiences awaiting you:

Japan

Enjoy the charm of Osaka

Visit amazing Tokyo: the New York in an alternate universe

Enlightened in Enchanting Kyoto

Korea

Experience the tension at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

Beautiful and scenic Busan

Bustling and dynamic city of Seoul

Immerse in Korean culture and heritage in Gyeongju

Cost

Not to Exceed $14,000

Includes: Airfare to/from Asia, tuition and fees, housing, food, in-country transportation

Not included: Incidental personal expenses

Before You Go

Please remember to fill out the Pre-Departure Checklist and take it to your Academic Advisor prior to your enrollment in Eccles Global courses.

Pre-Departure Checklist

Important Information

Students are responsible for obtaining their own passports and any applicable visas. For U.S. citizens, more information can be found here. For students from countries other than the U.S., please contact Buzz Welch at Buzz.Welch@Eccles.Utah.edu for more information.

Learn more about the IS minor on the undergraduate website.

For questions regarding the program or the trip, please contact Chong Oh at Chong.Oh@Eccles.Utah.edu.