Curriculum Guideline

Computing Science and Information Systems (Certificate)

Effective Date:
Program Code
Commerce & Business Administration
Credential Type
Transcript Title
Cmpt Sci and Info Systems Cert
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Certificate in Computing Science and Information Systems
Length of Program
Two semesters
Admissions Requirements
  • General College Admission Requirements
  • Foundations of Math 11; OR Principles of Math 11 with "C" grade or better or equivalent
Curriculum Framework

Semester I

ACCT 1110 or Principles of Accounting I or 3
ACCT 1235 Principles of Accounting I and II
BUSN 1210 or Management Essentials or 3
ECON 1101 or The Canadian Economy or
ECON 1150 or Principles of Microeconomics or
ECON 1250 or Principles of Macroeconomics or
MARK 1120 Introductory Marketing
CMNS 1115 Practical Writing 3
CSIS 1110 Introduction to Computers 3
CSIS 1175 Introduction to Windows Programming   3


Semester II

BUSN 1330 or Business Mathematics or 3
FINC 1231 or Commercial and Financial Mathematics or
MATH 1130 Discrete Mathematics
CSIS 1140 Productivity Software and Client Support 3
CSIS 2200 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CSIS electives Any 2 other CSIS courses   6


Note: You must have the proper prerequisites; so not all combinations are possible. Due to course scheduling and prerequisite sequencing, for some course combinations the elapsed time of study will exceed a single academic year.

CSIS Elective List:

CSIS 1150 Business Data Communications & Networking 3
CSIS 1155 Hardware Maintenance Concepts 3
CSIS 1275 Java Programming 3
CSIS 1280 Multimedia Web Development 3
CSIS 2280 Web Server Administration 3
CSIS 2300 Database Management Systems 3
CSIS 2365 ASP .Net 3
CSIS 2375 Programming Techniques 3