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Computing Science and Information Systems General Diploma

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  • Objectives
    The Computing Science and Information Systems Department’s two-year General Diploma program prepares students for a career in the computer industry. This program combines business applications, system and networking concepts and programming languages. The General Diploma program gives students a broad business base and more advanced systems, programming and networking courses than does the one-year Certificate program. By choosing the appropriate courses, students may ladder into the appropriate degree programs offered by other educational institutions.
  • Practical experience
    Students in this program may be eligible for a Co-operative Education designation. Co-op Education involves alternating full-time academic and work terms. Job opportunities are enhanced after completing the Co-op option.
  • Academic Title
    Computing Science and Information Systems General Diploma
  • Course description
    The student is required to complete 60 credits as follows:

    • 30 CSIS credits (10 CSIS core courses)

    Course Number     Course Name     Credits
    • CSIS 1110     Introduction to Computers     3
    • CSIS 1140     Productivity Software and Client Support     3
    • CSIS 1150     Networking Essentials with CCNA Discovery     3
    • CSIS 1155     Hardware Maintenance Concepts     3
    • CSIS 1175     Introduction to Windows Programming     3
    • CSIS 1280     Multimedia Web Development     3
    • CSIS 2200     Systems Analysis and Design     3
    • CSIS 2300     Database Management Systems     3
    • CSIS 3495     Applied Research Projects     3
    • CSIS 3540     Client/Server Systems     3

    • any other 12 credits of CSIS elective courses from the three CSIS specialty areas (four courses)

    • 15 non-CSIS credits (5 non-CSIS courses) from the following table:

    Course Number     Course Name     Credits
    • ACCT 1110 or     Principles of Accounting I or     
    • ACCT 1235     Principles of Accounting I & II     3
    • BUSN 1210 or     Management Essentials or     
    • ECON 1101 or     The Canadian Economy or     
    • ECON 1150 or     Principles of Microeconomics or     
    • ECON 1250 or     Principles of Macroeconomics or     
    • MARK 1120     Introductory Marketing     6
    • BUSN 1330 or     Business Mathematics or     
    • FINC 1231 or     Commercial and Financial Mathematics or     
    • MATH 1130     Discrete Mathematics     3
    • CMNS 1115     Practical Writing     3
    • additional 3 credits (one course) of general elective courses chosen from the following table:

    Course Number     Course Name     Credits

    • BUSN 1210     Management Essentials     3
    • BUSN 1320     Business Law I     3
    • BUSN 1330     Business Mathematics     3
    • CSIS 1275     Java Programming     3
    • CSIS 2150     Advanced Networking with CCNA II, III     3
    • CSIS 2280     Web Server Administration     3
    • CSIS 2350     Network Server Administration     3
    • CSIS 2365     ASP .NET     3
    • CSIS 3275     Software Engineering     3
    • ECON 1101     The Canadian Economy     3
    • ECON 1150     Principles of Microeconomics     3
    • ECON 1250     Principles of Macroeconomics     3
    • FINC 1231     Commercial and Financial Mathematics     3
    • MARK 1120     Introductory Marketing     3
    • MARK 1150     Personal Selling     3

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