Computer Programmer Analyst
Learn to code using in-demand programming languages. Strong focus on analysis and business integration. Complete a significant client project.

General information

Program code
COPA
Duration
6 Semesters, plus 2 work terms (3 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Work integrated learning
2 Co-op Work Terms
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie
Winter 2020 Barrie
Summer 2020 Barrie

Program description

In this program, students focus on computer programming, web development and leveraging data to help organizations make meaningful business decisions. Throughout the program, students learn how to write code using a variety of languages such as Arduino, ASP.NET, C#, C++, Java, JavaScript, PHP, SQL and Swift. Students gain experience developing software for diverse platforms including embedded systems, desktop, mobile, and mainframe systems. In addition, students are exposed to advanced concepts including systems analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), application security, data structures, and game and simulation programming. With a strong emphasis on business and entrepreneurial values, students gain experience in problem solving, troubleshooting and systems building through a series of applied assignments, projects, and co-op work terms.

Additional program specific fee information for Computer Programmer - Analyst

Career opportunities

Graduates are well suited to fulfil a wide-range of entry and intermediate-level roles related to software development. They could work independently or as a member of a team to analyze, design, enhance, and maintain software applications on platforms such as desktop, mobile, web, and mainframe systems. Graduates will also be able to participate in the management of activities associated with a software development project, and may be employed in related fields including systems analysis, business analysis, database design and management, web development, and mobile application development.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-seconda

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Admission details

To be successful in this program, students are required to have a personal notebook computer (either PC or Mac architecture) prior to the start of the program that meets or exceeds the following hardware specifications:

  • Intel i5 processor or AMD equivalent
  • 8GB of memory (16 GB recommended)
  • 250GB hard drive (SSD recommended)

Additional operating systems, tools, and software used in the program are provided to students upon commencement of the program.?

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • COMP 1002 - HTML, CSS, and JS Fundamentals
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1030 - Programming Fundamentals
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1035 - Networking Essentials
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1045 - Internet of Things using Arduino
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • MATH 1003 - Math for the Computer Industry
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1006 - Introduction to Web Programming using PHP
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1008 - Introduction to Object Oriented Programming using Java
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1098 - .NET Programming using C#
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2003 - Relational Database
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ENTR 1002 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1009 - The Mainframe Environment
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1011 - Advanced Object Oriented Programming using Java
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1073 - Client~Side JavaScript
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2084 - Server~Side Scripting using ASP.NET
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3002 - Advanced Databases
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2068 - JavaScript Frameworks
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2125 - Mobile Development using Swift
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2008 - Project Management for Information Technology
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • General Education Courses
    (Semester 4 / hours)
  • Select 2 courses from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 4 / 84 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the program options list during registration.
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2005 - Systems Analysis
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 2099 - Business Intelligence Tools
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3000 - Systems Project 1
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3025 - Mobile and Pervasive Computing
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3033 - Web Frameworks and APIs
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3006 - Systems Project 2
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3023 - Game and Simulation Programming
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3024 - Business Intelligence and Analysis
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 3026 - Application Security Programming
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2001 - Principles of Management
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
    (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
    (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 5)

  • COOP 1005 - Computer Programmer Work Term 1 (occurs after Semester 2)
    (Semester 6)
  • COOP 2002 - Computer Programmer Work Term 2 (Fall Intake occurs after Semester 3, Winter Intake occurs after Semester 6)
    (Semester 6)