NOTE: Students enrolling in this program are required to purchase their own laptop. For specific hardware and software requirements for this program click here.
This program offers comprehensive study in information technology, systems methodologies and application programming, built on a solid foundation of business expertise. The curriculum includes in-depth instruction and the practical application of structured, mainframe and object-oriented programming languages.
Additionally, you will receive extensive training in:
- Advanced application development
- Database administration
- Internet development
- Project management
You will work independently and in teams to create course deliverables. As a graduate you will begin your career in programming, microcomputer support or computer operations and, with experience, advance to the position of systems analyst with responsibility for the design and planning of system networks and technical support or a management position in programming, operations or other areas.
Note: To ensure you make an informed decision about your information technology (IT) career path, a common first semester is offered for the Computer Systems Technician, Computer Systems Technology, Computer Programmer and Computer Programmer Analyst programs. This approach will give you an opportunity to explore the systems/programming applications and networking/hardware applications of the IT sector. At the end of the first semester, you will then select your program of choice.