IS Minor in Italy & Spain
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In the Spring 2022, students can earn a full Minor in Information Systems (13 credits) while studying in Rome, Italy and Barcelona, Spain. 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 Spring 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.
Students will have the weekends to explore the incredible sights of Italy and Spain. All day trips and overnight excursions listed below are included in the cost of the program. Here are some of the incredible experiences that await you!
- The Colosseum
- Trevi Fountain
- The Pantheon
- St. Peter’s Basilica
- The Spanish Steps
- Day trip to Florence
- Overnight excursion to Campania (Pompeii and Capri)
The program will run throughout Spring 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)
Cost: Not to Exceed $14,000
Includes: Tuition and fees, housing, in-country transportation
Not included: Flights to/from Europe, food, incidental personal expenses
Application Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021
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.