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Athabasca University

Undergraduate Programs

University Certificate in Game Development and Programming

The University Certificate in Game Development and Programming (UCGDP) is designed to meet the needs of the game industry by providing students with a solid technical base in game development and programming.  As well as, allowing students to further their career or academic interests.

University Certificate in Computing and Information Systems - 1 year

The University Certificate in Computing and Information Systems is a 33 credit program that is designed to provide a solid educational base in computing and information systems. Graduates may use the credits in their future program studies if they wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Computing and Information Systems.

Students of the Certificate will acquire essential computer programming skills as well as web development skills. They will comprehend the theories and technologies of computer operating systems, computer networks, system analysis and design, as well as database management. By completing certain elective courses, students will also be able to gain specialized skills in different IT areas such as database management, system administration, computer programming, and web development.

BSc. in Computing and Information Systems - 4 years

The Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems program (BScCIS) is designed for students who wish to be competent in developing and utilizing computer-based systems in business, education, and other fields requiring the processing, utilization, and management of information. Graduates of the BScCIS will possess the requisite knowledge and skills in the analysis, design and implementation of computer-based information systems for various organizations.

BSc. in Computing and Information Systems (Post Diploma)

The Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems (Post Diploma) program (BScCIS (PD)) is designed especially for students holding a computing-related diploma who wish to pursue a university degree to further their career and/or academic studies. Graduates of the BScCIS (Post Diploma) will possess the requisite knowledge and skills in the analysis, design and implementation of computer-based information systems for various organizations.

Updated July 30 2015 by FST Technical Staff

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