The program is the first step into the world of computer science. The student will gain an understanding of the scope of computer science. Graduates will acquire knowledge of the software used in computer science and the software’s ability to build new and better things. If computer algorithms, computer graphics, and software engineering sound exciting to you, then this program may be just for you.
Start your path towards a career in computer science. On-campus and online options available. Gain an understanding of the scope of computer algorithms, computer graphics, and software engineering with our Diploma in Computer Science Fundamentals.
Graduates of the Computer Science Fundamentals Diploma will be able to work as:
Earn up to $37.00* per hour as a technical support staff member
All wages are taken from the Canada Job Bank
All applicants must be at lest 19 years old and have Grade 12/GEC or equivalent. Applicants must successfully complete the College English Language Proficiency Assessment Test and admissions interview. For English Proficiency Requirements, International students applying for this program need to have a minimum of 5.5 bands in IELTS or level 6 or more in CLB OR successfully complete the College English Language Proficiency Assessment Test and admissions interview.
640 hours / 8 months
|Name of Course/Subject||# of Hours|
|DCSF 01 Evolution and Introduction to the Computers Technology||40|
|DCSF 02 Data Storage and Manipulation||40|
|DCSF 03 Operating Systems||60|
|DCSF 04 Computer Networks and Internet Technologies||40|
|DCSF 05 Computer Algorithms||40|
|DCSF 06 Data Structure and Abstraction||60|
|DCSF 07 Database System||60|
|DCSF 08 Software Engineering||60|
|DCSF 09 CG and Graphics Editor Software||60|
|DCSF 10 Programming Language Techniques and S/W Packages||80|
|DCSF 11 Final Term Lab Work and Presentation||100|
|Total Duration : 8 Months||640 hrs|
|1||Registration Fee||$ 250||Domestic Students|
|2||Book Fee||$ 500|
|3||Tuition Fee||$ 5250|
|1||Registration Fee||$ 250||International Students|
|2||Book Fee||$ 500|
|3||Tuition Fee||$ 8250|
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
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Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.
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