IM 2800 Integrated Software Projects

IM 2800
Integrated Software Projects
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This is a Concurrent Enrollment Course, offering both high school credit through ______________ High
School and college credit through Utah Valley University. Credit from this course is transferable to all
colleges and universities. Contact the receiving institution for how the credits will be applied.
This course is designed to integrate the knowledge students have gained in their business technology courses
into a firm base of knowledge that can be used in the current digitally-reliant business world. Concepts
covered include digital communications, integrating software applications in a simulated business
environment, and creating a digital portfolio. Requires completion of advanced document production,
professional presentations. Course projects stress self-motivation, acceptance of responsibility, critical
thinking, and effective decision making. Designed to prepare students majoring in administrative information
management to enter a globalized business environment. Course should be taken at the end of a program in
order to grasp the concepts presented and, with little supervision, produce material acceptable on the job.
This class is available to all high school juniors and seniors in good academic standing. High school
prerequisites apply. There are no college prerequisites for this course.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
Make decisions using problem-solving and critical-thinking skills;
Plan, set goals, organize work, and complete tasks effectively and efficiently;
Demonstrate successful interpersonal and business communication skills and establish good working relationships with
Demonstrate a knowledge of the basic skills and professionalism required to work in a constantly changing digital
business world;
Appropriately use and integrate digital applications and technology including online resources, word processing,
spreadsheet, database, presentation software; scheduling software, electronic mail, and the Web;
Recognize the value of and utilize audio, video, and graphic media while creating projects.
Identify career opportunities and the importance of professionalism including a recognition of how technology is
changing business career opportunities.
Collaborate on a group research project about the impact of technology on the globalization of business while using
collaboration tools, Web 2.0 sites, and other tools.
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Text | Instructional Material
• Textbook
How 13: A Handbook for Office Professionals, James L. Clark and Lyn R. Clark, South-Western
Cengage Learning
• Software
Microsoft Office 2013 - Office 2013 is available in all CS and School of Business computer labs.
• Storage
A location for backup place for all files (i.e. cloud storage, USB drive, etc.)
The final grade for the course will be based on the accumulation of points:
Blog & Discussions
Professionalism (includes attendance)
Assignments & Quizzes
Grading Scale
A = 100-93
A - = 92-90
B+ = 89-87
B = 86-83
B - = 82-80
C+ = 79-77
C = 76-73
C - = 72-70
D+ = 69-67
D = 66-63
D - = 62-60
F = 59-0
Grades and Credit
You will receive the same grade for your high school course as you receive for your college course. Your
grade for this class will become part of your permanent college transcript and will affect your GPA. A low
grade in this course can affect college acceptance and scholarship eligibility.
Academic Integrity
Utah Valley University expects all students to maintain integrity and high standards of individual honesty in
academic work, to obey the law, and to show respect for others. Students of this class are expected to
support an environment of academic integrity, have the right to such an environment, and should avoid all
aspects of academic dishonesty. Examples of academic dishonesty include plagiarizing, faking of data,
sharing information during an exam, discussing an exam with another student who has not taken the exam,
consulting reference material during an exam, submitting a written assignment which was authored by
someone other than you, and/or cheating in any form. Violators of this policy will be subject to disciplinary
Cheating will not be tolerated. It will result in a FAILING grade for the course. In keeping with UVU policy,
evidence of academic dishonesty may result in a failing grade in the course and disciplinary review by the
college. Additional information on this topic is published in the student handbook and is available on the
UVU website.
Students with Disabilities
If you have any disability, which may impair your ability to successfully, complete this course, please contact
the Accessibility Services office, 863-8747, BU 146. Academic accommodations are granted for all students
who have qualified documented disabilities. All services are coordinated with the Accessibility Services
Dropping the Class
_________ is the last day to drop the course without it showing on your transcript.
_________ is the last day to withdraw from the class.
If you drop the high school class, you must also withdraw from the UVU class to avoid receiving an E or UW
(unofficial withdrawal).
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