Curriculum Guideline

Emerging Technology (Post-Degree Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
PDEMTC
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Computing Studies & Information Systems
Credential Type
Post-Degree Diploma
Transcript Title
Emerging Technology
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201620
End Term
Not Specified
Credential
Post-Degree Diploma in Emerging Technology
Length of Program
One year
Credits
30.00
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.
  • Applicants must have either:
    • taken at least one programming course and one other technology related course OR
    • completed the PDD-ICT program at Douglas College.

 

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 30 credits
  • 70% (21 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • Courses taken in the undergraduate degree (bachelor level) or in the PDD-ICT cannot be used in the PDD-ET: that is, no transfer credit will be given for courses taken in the Bachelor's degree or in the PDD-ICT.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

CSIS 2260

Operating Systems

3.00

CSIS 2270

Virtualization and Computer Networking

3.00

CSIS 3275

Software Engineering

3.00

CSIS 3475

Data Structures and Algorithms

3.00

Select six courses from the following seven options:

CSIS 3155

 Computer Network Security

3.00

CSIS 3270

Advanced Networking

3.00

CSIS 3375

UX Design

3.00

CSIS 4150

Digital Forensics

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

Total Credits

 

30.00

Learning Outcomes

The goals of this program are:

To provide students with Emerging Technology skills in

1. Operating Systems

2. Virtualization and Computer Networks

3. Network Security

4. Advanced Networking

5. Software Engineering

6. UX - User Experience Design

7. Data Structures and Algorithms

8. Digital Forensics

9. Mobile Application Development II

10. Cloud Infrastructure