Bachelor of Computer Information Systems

Desktops to automatic transmissions. iPhones to 747s. It’s the information age and computers are everywhere — and so are great career opportunities in computer science and information technology.

Today’s computing professionals need more than strong technical skills. They need to be able to think creatively, communicate effectively, use logic to analyze and solve problems and thrive in a business environment. Our new Bachelor of Computer Information Systems will help you put it all together with a paid semester-long work term giving you a blend of theory and practice highly valued by employers.

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Experience wanted

The computer skills you’ll acquire include:

  • programming
  • systems analysis and design
  • Internet development
  • hardware and networking support

On the business side you’ll learn:

  • selling techniques
  • entrepreneurship
  • marketing
  • how to build a business plan

Career Choices

With a Bachelor of Computer Information Systems your career choices are bountiful.

Your job title could be:

  • Web developer — creating web applications using programming languages like PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS and more.
  • Mobile app developer — Design and build apps for tablets and smartphones using languages like Objective-C or Java
  • Business systems analyst — create, test, promote and train people on sophisticated computer systems such as ones used by retail stores to manage inventory.
  • You may also work in user support, database development, network support and other programming or analysis roles.

Double the expertise

Students earning a Bachelor of Computer Information Systems have the added value of working with and taking courses offered by both the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems and the Bissett School of Business. This way you’ll combine technical competencies, analytical and theoretical background from the Department of Computer Science with the business skills and aptitudes from the Bissett School of Business.


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