January 16 & 175:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The field of software development is constantly growing across the globe and provides opportunities for high-paying jobs in an industry that is always evolving to meet the needs of the modern world. Requiring strong collaboration skills and a problem-solving mentality, this challenging and rewarding career path can be anything but mundane. As a tech-savvy graduate, you’ll be trained to combine your collaborative, analytical and programming skills, making you an in-demand hire to support and develop software systems.
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NOTE: Students enrolling in this program are required to purchase their own laptop. For specific hardware and software requirements for this program click here.
Organizations in all fields depend on computer specialists to assist them with their information processing needs. This program will give you a solid foundation in the competitive job skills required for today’s information technology (IT) field.
Areas of study include:
Note: To ensure that you make an informed decision about your IT career path, a common first semester is offered for the Computer Systems Technician, Computer Systems Technology, Computer Systems Technician – Transfer to Ontario Tech University, Computer Programming, Computer Programming and Analysis programs. This approach provides an opportunity for you to explore the systems/programming applications and networking/hardware applications of the IT sector.
First-year students enrolled in this program will receive a membership to all eight of Durham Region’s Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade for the duration of their studies, plus an additional year following graduation. DC is proud to be one of the only colleges in Ontario offering students this unique connection to business leaders.
The eight Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade are:
The courses listed below are for incoming students. If you are a current student, please refer to your program of study for the year you began your program. Your program of study can be found on MyDC.
Courses, course descriptions and delivery formats are subject to change.
More than 75% of this program is delivered in-person.
The rest of the coursework will be delivered using hybrid, flexible or online formats. Students will come to campus to complete in-person learning requirements. Detailed schedules, with course-specific delivery information, will be available after registration. Courses, course descriptions and delivery formats are subject to change.
Students can transfer to the Computer Programming and Analysis, advanced diploma program at any time. The Computer Programming and Analysis program provides an opportunity to complete a four-week field placement at the end of the third year or a co-op placement at the end of second year for students beginning studies in the fall or winter semesters.
Durham College also offers degree completion opportunities with a number of Canadian and international institutions. Please visit www.durhamcollege.ca/pathways to learn more about how you can transfer your credits towards a degree. Sample diploma-to-degree opportunities include:
Please visit our pathways page to learn more about how you can transfer your credits towards a degree.