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    Jul 18, 2024  
Academic Calendar 2024-25

Information and Computer Systems Technology (Diploma)

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Total Credits: 76.5+
Credential: Diploma in Information and Computer Systems Technologist
Program Code: ICS.DIP
CIP: 15.1202


The Information and Computer Systems program prepares graduates for employment by providing solid foundational skills and knowledge in computing systems, programming, software, data, and technology related business concepts.

The analysis and development of practical IT solutions in a rapidly changing technological environment are emphasized in this program. Learners acquire fundamental knowledge of computing systems and information technology and combine these with the interpersonal skills needed to be successful in the workplaces of today and the future. Our learners develop the ability to acquire new skills, think critically, problem solve both individually and as a team, and communicate effectively with all levels of IT users.

Project-based learning activities and work-integrated learning opportunities (Internship) are available to students in this program.

Opportunities for Career Advancement

Graduates of the Information and Computer Systems Technology Diploma program work as technologists and technicians, and are prepared for work in web and mobile programming, database design and management, network software design, administration, and operations and maintenance of networks and software.


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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the learner will be able to 

  1. Program, deploy, secure and maintain software applications to meet requirements
  2. Design, analyze, maintain and interpret data to effectively manage information
  3. Use the fundamentals of computer architecture, operating systems and networks in all aspects of information technology
  4. Apply knowledge of basic project management skills to information technology activities
  5. Work individually or as part of a team to learn effective communication and collaboration with colleagues, team members, employers, and technical and non-technical personnel
  6. Demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility in the information technology field and workplace


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Optional Program Credential Designation

Cooperative Education


Program Completion Requirements

  • achieve a C+ in ICS 290
  • achieve an overall GPA of 3.0 (C+)