Computer Programming

Computer Programming

Program Code
College Diploma, co-op opt'l

Program requirements

  • 18 Mandatory Courses
  • 2 Communications Courses
  • 1 Optional Courses
  • 3 General Education Courses
  • 1 Co-op Work Terms

Please see our course listings of available General Education and Communications courses for this program.

Program Description

In this program, students focus on computer programming, web development, and designing data-driven systems. Students learn how to write code in a variety of programming languages such as Arduino, ASP.NET, C#, Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, PHP and Swift. Students gain experience developing software for diverse platforms including embedded systems, desktop, mobile and mainframe systems. With a strong emphasis on business and entrepreneurial values, students gain experience in problem solving, troubleshooting and system building through a series of applied assignments, projects and co-op work terms.

Current Course Offerings
Course Title Course Code ONTARIOLEARN EQUIVALENTS Mandatory
.NET Programming using C# COMP1098 COMP3029 - Introduction to C# Programming (ODE)  
Adv Object Oriented Prog-Java COMP1011 COMP2065 - Java Advanced (ODE)   Mandatory
Advanced Databases COMP3002  
Client-Side JavaScript COMP1073 COMP1105 - JavaScript (ODE)   Mandatory
Computer Prg Work Term 1 COOP1005  
Computer Prg Work Term 2 COOP2002  
HTML, CSS, & JS Fund. COMP1002   Mandatory
Internet of Things - Arduino COMP1045   Mandatory
Intro Obj Oriented Prog-Java COMP1008 COMP1069 - Java Intermediate (ODE)   Mandatory
Intro to Entrepreneurship ENTR1002 ENTR1005 - Entrepreneurship (ODE)   Mandatory
Intro to Web Prog using PHP COMP1006 COMP1101 - Dynamic Websites with AMP (ODE)   Mandatory
JavaScript Frameworks COMP2068   Mandatory
Math for the Computer Industry MATH1003   Mandatory
Mobile and Pervasive Computing COMP3025 COMP3036 - Android Application Development (ODE)   Mandatory
Mobile Development using Swift COMP2125 COMP2133 - iPhone Application Development (ODE)  
Networking Essentials COMP1035 COMP1081 - Networking Fundamentals (ODE)   Mandatory
Programming Fundamentals COMP1030 COMP1043 - Java Introduction (ODE)   Mandatory
Project Management for IT MGMT2008 MGMT2027 - Intro to Project Mgmt (ODE)  
Relational Database COMP2003   Mandatory
Server-Side Scripting-ASP.NET COMP2084 COMP2134 - Web Application Development with ASP.NET and C# (ODE)   Mandatory
Systems Analysis COMP2005  
The Mainframe Environment COMP1009  

Additional Info

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 the student upon commencement of the program.​