|Fall 2021||Barrie, South Georgian Bay|
Tuition and fees
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Work integrated learning
This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.
What are the admission requirements for the Computer Programming program?
Computer Programming admission requirements
OSSD or equivalent with
- Grade 12 English (C or U)
- any Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U)
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/academic-regulations/
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:
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.
What career paths can I take as a computer programmer?
Your Computer Programming diploma gives you many career opportunities
Graduates from this program are well suited to fulfill a wide-range of entry-level roles related to software development. Graduates could find themselves working independently or as a member of a team to analyze, design, enhance, and maintain software applications, on a variety of platforms including desktop, mobile, web, and mainframe systems. Computer programmer graduates may be employed in related fields, including systems analysis, business analysis, database design and management, computer operations, web development, and mobile application development.
Flex MORE. Study Computer Programming part-time
Benefits of studying part-time:
- Register on a course-by-course basis, paying as you go
- Online and evening courses that fit your schedule
- MORE choices. We are always adding more flexible delivery programs and courses.
What courses are included in the Computer Programming diploma program?
16 Program Courses
1 Program Course selected from Group 1
1 Program Course selected from Group 2
2 Communications Courses
1 Program Option Course
3 General Education Courses
2 Co-op Work Terms
Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Computer Programming program outline.
- COMP 1002 – HTML, CSS, and JS Fundamentals
- COMP 1030 – Programming Fundamentals
- COMP 1035 – Networking Essentials
- COMP 1045 – Internet of Things using Arduino
- MATH 1003 – Math for the Computer Industry
- Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
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