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Information and Communication Technology (Post-Degree Diploma)

Faculty: Commerce & Business Administration
Credits: 30.0
Length: One year
Campuses: New Westminster
Credential: Post-Degree Diploma
Admission Type: Limited enrolment
Learning Format: Full-time, Part-time
Offered: Fall, Winter
program overview

The Post-Degree Diploma in Information and Communication Technology introduces students to a number of concepts under the IT umbrella, including programming, systems analysis, project management and more. Students learn the technical concepts needed for success in this field and have the opportunity to further explore topics with five elective courses.

curriculum framework

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 70% (21 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • Courses used towards a previously received credential can be used to meet program requirements, but additional courses will need to be taken to replace these credits.  Please contact program co-ordinator for approval of substitutions
  • Must achieve a program GPA of 2.00 or higher in order to graduate

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Select one course from the following 2 options:  
CSIS 1175 Introduction to Programming  3.00
CMPT 1110 C++ Programming  3.00
Select one course from the following 2 options:  
CSIS 1275 Programming II   3.00

CSIS 2175

Adv Integrated Software Dev


Required courses


CSIS 1280

Frontend Web Development


CSIS 2200

Systems Analysis and Design


CSIS 2300

Database I


Select five courses from the following 7 options:

CSIS 3175

Mobile Application Development


CSIS 3280

Web Based Scripting


CSIS 3300

Database II


CSIS 3375

UX Design in Mobile Applications


CSIS 3380

Advanced Web Programming with JavaScript and AJAX


CSIS 3540 OR CSIS 4050

Client Server Systems OR Advanced OO Prog for Bus App


BUSN 3600

Essentials of Project Management


Total Credits


career transfer pathways
This post-degree diploma is suitable for individuals who want to pursue a career in information technology.
admission requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or an equivalent credential from an approved institution of a different country. Any applicant who earned their credential in a language other than English must meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement.
program cost

You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page. 

Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.

curriculum guidelines

Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

tuition deposit

When offered a full-time seat in this program a non-refundable, non-transferable $350 tuition deposit is required.