Summer 2023 Applications are temporarily closed and will reopen in a few days

Apply soon for an incredible experience in South Korea and Japan while earning a full IS Minor!

*We are continuing to monitor the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation. All programs are subject to change.

During Summer Semester 2023 (May 15-Aug. 2, 2023), students can earn a full Minor in Information Systems (13 credits) while studying in South Korea and Japan, living for six weeks in each country. Visit tech companies and local businesses and spend weekends exploring incredible sites such as Kyoto, Tokyo, Busan, Osaka, Seoul, and more!

Students are responsible for a current passport.*

*Go to travel.state.gov to renew or apply for your passport. Passport processing times are currently delayed. Processing is taking 10 to 12 weeks, so make sure to apply early! Click here for more information on processing times.

Pre-requisites

Students must complete IS 4410 or IS 4411 (with B or better) before Summer 2023. The IS minor is open to all Eccles students (including IS majors) with a University of Utah GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Students are also responsible for a current passport.

Amp up your degree while you explore!

The IS 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.

View curriculum here.

IS Minor Abroad Fee

$16,000

Fee includes airfare to and from Asia, tuition and fees, housing, limited in-country transportation, and planned excursions.

 View sample experiences here.

Not included: Food and incidental personal expenses

Tokyo Seoul

Curriculum

Courses

  • IS 3596 — Exploring IT Certifications (Online) (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)

Explore

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

Japan

  • Enjoy the charm of Osaka
  • Visit amazing Tokyo — the New York of an alternate universe
  • Be enlightened and enchanted in Kyoto
  • Immerse in Japanese culture and food

Student Perspectives

Read about the experience of Julina Tusieseina, who earned her IS Minor while learning abroad in South Korea with Eccles Global.

Read about Julina

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.

Passport Requirement

Students are responsible for obtaining their own passports and any applicable visas.*

*Go to travel.state.gov to renew or apply for your passport. Passport processing times are currently delayed. Processing is taking 10 to 12 weeks, so make sure to apply early! Click here for more information on processing times.

Questions?

Looking for more information about our Eccles Global programs?

Contact us here.

For students from countries other than the U.S., please contact Buzz Welch for more information.