Have a knack for technology? Want to break into Canada’s emerging tech industry? Take the first step to a career in software development, programming, information security analysis and much more with a Computing Science Certificate. With this one-year certificate, you’ll build your computer literacy, and gain a solid foundation in applied and academic computer programming and computing science. The program includes courses in Python and C++ programming, and using Raspberry Pi.
What can a Certificate in Computing Science do for you?
According to an IT Labour Market Report – prepared by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) and funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program – it is predicted there will be 182,000 IT job openings in Canada by 2019.
All Computing Science courses and their credits are fully transferable to the 5 main research universities in British Columbia: SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC and UVic.
* A university transferable course is a course that transfer to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC or UVIC - according to the BC Transfer Guide.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|ENGL 1130||Academic Writing||3.00|
|MATH 1120||Calculus I||3.00|
|MATH 1220||Calculus II||3.00|
|MATH 1130||Discrete Mathematics||3.00|
|CMPT 1105||Intro to Computing Science & Programming||3.00|
|CMPT 1110||C++ Programming||3.00|
|CMPT 2200||Designing with Raspberry Pi||3.00|
|Elective (3)||University transferable elective*||9.00|