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Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
21,808.45 CAD
English
Start dates
Surrey (British Columbia)
21,808.45 CAD
January 2021

Surrey (British Columbia)
21,808.45 CAD
May 2021

Surrey (British Columbia)
21,808.45 CAD
September 2021

Surrey (British Columbia)
21,808.45 CAD
January 2022

Program description

Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology

The Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology (BTech in IT) program allows students to earn a bachelor degree that prepares them for employment in the IT industry in Canada or for graduate school. Courses are offered so that students can focus on network administration and security or mobile and web application development based on their interests and career goals.

Admission requirements

The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.

For more information, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Business Mathematics or Calculus I (Business Applications)

Select one of the following:

  • Business Statistics
  • Statistics I
  • Introduction to Statistics for Business
  • Introduction to Computer Hardware and Software
  • Principles of Program Structure and Design I
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Operating Systems Principles And Applications
  • Networking Technologies I
  • Web Application Development
  • Discrete Mathematics for Information Technology
  • Introduction to Formal Logic

Year 2

  • Fundamentals of Business in Canada
  • Introduction to Professional Communication
  • Introduction to University Writing
  • Networking Technologies II
  • Database Management Systems
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Data Structure
  • Foundations of Computer Security
  • System Development Project
  • Server Operating Systems

Year 3

INFO Core Courses

  • Professional Communications in Information Technology
  • Object-Oriented Software Engineering
  • Content Management and Information Architecture
  • Information Technology Project Management

INFO Electives

Select four of the following:

  • Advanced Web Application Development
  • System Security
  • Wireless Networks
  • Web Multimedia
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • Mobile Programming
  • Networking Technologies III

Select four of the following:

  • Business Ethics
  • Foundations in Ethics

Year 4

INFO Core Courses

  • Integration Project I
  • Integration Project II
  • Entrepreneurial Development in Information Technology

INFO Electives

Select five of the following:

  • Search Engine Principles
  • Cloud Computing
  • Human Factors and Website Design
  • Digital Forensics
  • Website and Cloud Security
  • Special Topics in Web and Mobile Application Development
  • Networking Technologies IV
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  • Security of Wireless Systems
  • Internet of Things and Applications

Degree Specializations

Network Administration and Security

To complete the Bachelor of Technology with a specialization in Network Administration and Security, students must successfully complete all of:

  • System Security
  • Wireless Networks
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • Networking Technologies III
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Networking Technologies IV
  • Security of Wireless Systems
  • Internet of Things and Applications

Mobile and Web Application Development

To complete the Bachelor of Technology with a specialization in Mobile and Web Application Development, students must successfully complete all of:

  • Advanced Web Application Development
  • Web Multimedia
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Mobile Programming
  • Search Engine Principles
  • Human Factors and Website Design
  • Website and Cloud Security
  • Special Topics in Web and Mobile Application Development
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining

Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

Career opportunities

This program prepares graduates for employment in appliance service companies which may lead to employment in commercial food services, electrical, commercial refrigeration and the HVAC industry. Many experienced appliance service technicians can start their own sub-contracting and independent business.

Employment opportunities in this field may be found with department stores, factory service outlets, independent service shops and authorized service depots. Outside of appliance servicing, opportunities are available with companies who service electromechanical products. Many graduates have started their own businesses. To enhance employment, graduates may require a driver's license, and may need to be bondable.

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed...


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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey
Canada

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www.kpu.ca

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