Applications are now closed.

Please check back in early fall 2022 for more information and to apply.

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

In Spring 2023 (Jan. 9-April 30, 2023), 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.

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 Spring 2023. The IS minor is open to all Eccles students (excluding 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 Cost

Program fee will not exceed $14,000

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

 View sample experiences here.

Not included: Incidental personal expenses

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 Italy

  • The Colosseum
  • Trevi Fountain
  • The Pantheon
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • The Vatican
  • The Spanish Steps
  • Day trip to Florence
  • Overnight excursion to Campania (Pompeii and Capri)

Explore Spain

  • Basilica de la Sagrada Familia
  • Casa Milà (La Pedrera)
  • Palace fo Catalan Music
  • Gaudi’s Surrealist Park
  • Casa Batlló
  • Day trip to Sitges and Tarragona
  • Overnight excursion to Costa Brava and Girona

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?

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