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  COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
- two-year diploma
- starts in September and January

 

The proliferation of computer systems and data communications facilities has resulted in growing information technologies career opportunities. Computer Information Technology graduates will find employment in all types of organizations and from small businesses to large firms, research and development companies and computer system manufacturers.

IMPORTANT DATES

 
Fall

Winter

Fees Due August 4, 1999 Nov. 29, 1999
Lectures Begin Sep. 1, 1999 Jan. 4, 2000
Add/Drop Period Sep. 1-9, 1999 Jan. 4-11, 2000
Last day to Withdraw Nov. 17, 1999 March 28, 2000
Last Day of Lectures December 13, 1999 April 20, 2000
No Classes Sep.6, Oct.11, Nov.11 Feb. 21-25, 2000
Field Trips n/a n/a
Practicum Placement n/a n/a
Final Exams Dec. 14-17, 1999 April 24-27, 2000

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

New students are accepted into the Computer Information Technology program for the Fall and Winter terms.

Academic Requirements
Applicants will have an Alberta high school diploma with a minimum of 60% in English 30 or English 33 and 60% in Math 30 or Math 33, or equivalent. Typing or keyboarding skills are recommended.

Applicants not having these Academic Requirements are required to achieve a minimum 60th percentile on Reading, Sentence Skills, and Arithmetic and 65th percentile in Elementary Algebra sections of the Computerized Placement Test or equivalent.

  • Students with outside commitments (family, employment, or otherwise) may find it difficult to complete a full course load each semester.

PROGRAM FEES

 
YEAR I
YEAR II
Tuition
$3861
$3945
Studentsı Association
$93
$90
Books and Supplies
$1300
$783
TOTAL FEES
$5254
$4818

All fees are approximate and are based on a full credit load for each program (the number of credits may depend upon the elective courses selected) and is subject to change. Costs of books and supplies are estimated. Supply costs include only the specialized materials and equipment needed for the program and not basic stationery supplies. The LCC Studentsı Association fees are subject to change. For more detailed information on tuition fee calculation and other fees, students are advised to consult the FEES section of this Calendar.

PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT

Students accepted into this program have the opportunity to apply related employment, volunteer, educational or training experiences toward the completion of the program. For information on Prior Learning Assessment, students should contact the Registrarıs Office.

GRADUATION

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students are awarded a Diploma in Computer Information Technology.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates will be prepared for Information Technology (IT) careers, including:

  • Systems Programmer/Developer
  • Application Programmer/Developer
  • Software Developer/Engineer
  • Network and Communications Specialist
  • Computer Hardware-Software Consultant
  • Industrial Trainer
  • Systems Programmer
  • Systems Support
  • Technical Writer
  • Business Systems Specialist
  • Management Information Systems Consultant.

TRANSFER AGREEMENTS

None at this time.

CURRICULUM

Year I Fall Term Hours/Week Credits
BUS 173 Information Management. and Applications (0-5) 5
BUS 174 Problem Analysis (1-2) 3
ENG 156 English (3-0) 3
MKT 188 Marketing (5-0) 5
MTH 152 Mathematics for CIT (3-0) 3
Either:
ETC 126 PC Compatibles and Introduction to Operating Systems (0-5) 5
or
BUS 170 Introduction to Management (4-0) 4
Total 23 or 24 credits

Year I Winter Term Hours/Week Credits
ACC 171 Accounting I (5-0) 5
CIT 154 Programming in C (3-2) 5
CIT 155 Introduction to Networking (1-2) 3
CIT 157 HTML and Web Publishing (0-3) 3
CIT 262 Database Management System (2-2) 4
Either:
ETC 126 PC Compatibles and Introduction to Operating Systems (0-5) 5
or
BUS 170 Introduction to Management (4-0) 4
Total 23 or 24 credits

Year II Fall Term Hours/Week Credits
ACC 173 Accounting II (5-0) 5
CIT 150 Introduction to System Design (2-3) 5
CIT 261 Operating Systems (2-2) 4
CIT 254 Programming with C++ (2-2) 4
CIT 255 Client Server/Network Administration (1-2) 3
Open Elective (see list below)
Total 24 credits

Year II Winter Term Hours/Week Credits.
CIT 250 System Design II (2-3) 5
CIT 266 Object Oriented Program System Applications (2-2) 4
CIT 257 Data Communication (1-2) 3
Open Electives (see list below)
Total 18 credits

Year II Spring Term Hours/Week Credits
CIT 270 IT Integration Seminar (2-0) 2
CIT 271 IT Field Work (200 hours) (0-3) 3
Total 5 credits

ELECTIVES:
Choice of the following: Credits
ACC 251 Management Accounting II (5-0) 5
ACC 273 Intermediate Financial Accounting II (5-0) 5
ACC 276 Computerized Accounting for Management (0-5) 5
ACC 271 Intermediate Financial Accounting I (5-0) 5
ACC250 Management Accounting I (5-0) 5
BUS 158 Small Business Management (5-0) 5
BUS 166 Business Law (3-0) 3
BUS 177 Entrepreneurship (3-0) 3
BUS 267 Advanced Database Applications (0-3) 3
BUS 266 Advanced Spreadsheet Applications (3-0) 3
BUS 269 Management Communications (3-0) 3
CAD 150 Computer Assisted Drafting (1-2) 3
CAD 250 Advanced Computer Assisted Drafting (1-3) 4
CIT 260 Algorithms and Problem Solving (3-0) 3
CMM 150 Introduction to Graphics Design (1-3) 4
COM 162 Interpersonal Relationships and Communications (3-0) 3
CPL 100 Career Planning for the 21st Century (3-0) 3
ECN 181 Microeconomics (5-0) 5
ECN 253 Macrocconomics (5-0) 5
EET 205 Computer Programming II (1-2) 3
ETC 100 DC Fundamentals (7-0) 7
ETC 105 Digital Electronics (7-0) 7
ETC 127 Advanced Computer Troubleshooting (3-0) 3
HIS 160 Canadian History (5-0) 5
HUM 150 Logic (3-0) 3
HUM 155 Ethics (3-0) 3
MAN 254 Systems Integration (3-0) 3
NUN 156 Introduction to Industrial Systems (3-0) 3
MAN 152 Electrical Applications in Industry (2-2) 4
PRS 155 Speech (3-0) 3
PSY 160 Psychology (3-0) 3
SOC 160 Sociology (3-0) 3
STS 250 Statistics (5-0) 5
Student Government (3 credit min.)
SGV 102/104/202/204 Student Government 2
SGV 101/103/201/203 Student Government -

Restrictions
Each student must:

  • take three courses with a minimum of 3 credits each, with the exception of the SGV courses which may be combined to be used in place of one 3-credit elective;
  • take a minimum of two 3 credit electives at the 150199 or 250-299 level or as approved by Program Leader.

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