Curriculum Guideline

Computer and Information Systems (Post-Baccalaureate Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
PBDCIS
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Computing Studies & Information Systems
Credential Type
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Transcript Title
Comp & Info Sys PB Diploma
Date of First Offering
Start Term
202130
End Term
Not Specified
Credential
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Computer and Information Systems
Length of Program
Two years
Credits
60.00
Admissions 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.

Note: Applicants must apply for one of three streams available for this program: Emerging Technology, Data Analytics, or CyberSecurity

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 60 credits
  • 70% (42 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • Must achieve a program GPA of 2.00 or higher in order to graduate

This PBD-CIS program consists of twenty courses. Students take ten core courses in the first year, then take ten more courses in one of three streams:

  • Emerging Technology
  • Data Analytics
  • CyberSecurity

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Year I Coursework

 Select one of the following 2 options:

CSIS 1175

Introduction to Programming I

3.00

CMPT 1110

C++ Programming

3.00

 

Select one of the following 2 options:

CSIS 1275

Introduction to Programming II

3.00

CSIS 2175

Adv Integrated Software Dev

3.00

     
Required courses  
 
CSIS 2200 Systems Analysis and Design 3.00
CSIS 2260 Operating Systems 3.00
CSIS 2270 Virtualization and Computer Networking 3.00
CSIS 2300 Database I 3.00
CSIS 3155 Computer Network Security 3.00
CSIS 3175 Mobile Application Development I 3.00
CSIS 3275 Software Engineering 3.00
     
Select one of the following two options:
CSIS 1280 (Emerging Technology and Data Analytic Stream) Multimedia Web Development 3.00
CSIS 3160 (CyberSecurity) Evidence Imaging 3.00
 
Total Year I Credits   30.00
Year II Coursework
Option 1 - Emerging Technology Stream
Select one of the following 2 options:
CSIS 3540 Client Server Systems  3.00
CSIS 4050 Advanced OO Prog for Bus App  3.00
 
Required coursess:
CSIS 3270 Advanced Networking 3.00
CSIS 3280 Web Based Scripting 3.00
CSIS 3375 UX Design in Mobile Applications 3.00
CSIS 3380 Advanced Web Programming with JavaScript and AJAX 3.00
CSIS 3475 Data Structures and Algorithms 3.00
CSIS 4175 Mobile Application Development II 3.00
CSIS 4270 Cloud Infrastructure 3.00
CSIS 4280 Special Topics in Web/Mobile Application Development 3.00
CSIS 4495 Applied Research Project 3.00
Option 2 - Data Analytics Stream
Select one of the following 2 options
CSIS 3190 Business Support Systems with Excel  3.00
CSIS 3290 Fundamentals of Machine Learning in Data Science   3.00
 
Required courses:
BUSN 2429* Business Statistics 3.00
BUSN 3431 Business Statistics II 3.00
CSIS 3300 Database II 3.00
CSIS 3360 Fundamentals of Data Analytics 3.00
CSIS 3860 Data Visualization 3.00
CSIS 4260 Special Topics in Data Analytics 3.00
CSIS 4495 Applied Research Project 3.00
Choose one of the following mini-streams *
Business    
BUSN 3380 Operations Management 3.00
BUSN 3388 Supply Chain Planning 3.00
CSIS     
CSIS 3280 Web Based Scripting 3.00
CSIS 3380 Advanced Web Programming with JavaScript and AJAX 3.00
Marketing    
MARK 1120 Introductory Marketing 3.00

MARK 3235

OR 

MARK 4360

E-Marketing

OR

Customer Relationship Management

3.00
Option 3 - CyberSecurity Stream
CSIS 3270 Advance Networking 3.00
CSIS 4270 Cloud Infrastructure 3.00
CSIS 3560 Scripting for CyberSecurity 3.00
CSIS 4440 Mobile CyberSecurity 3.00
CSIS 4450 Operating System & Multimedia CyberSecurity 3.00
CSIS 4460 Cloud CyberSecurity 3.00
CSIS 4470 Network CyberSecurity 3.00
CSIS 4480 Vulnerabilities and Exploits 3.00
CSIS 4490 Special Topics on CyberSecurity 3.00
CSIS 4495 Applied Research 3.00
     
Total Year II Credits   30.00
Total Program Credits   60.00

* Any pre-requisites required for the mini stream as well as the Math requirements for BUSN 2429 will not be counted towards the PBD-CIS.