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Computer Information Systems

University of the Fraser Valley
Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
Start dates
September 2020

September 2021

September 2022
Courses from University of the Fraser Valley

Program description

Computer Information Systems

Gain the analytical, problem-solving, and technical skills required to become a manager in the information technology industry with a Bachelor in Computer Information Systems from UFV.

According to a recent BC Stats Report, average weekly earnings for technology employees are 85% higher than for non-tech workers in British Columbia, making a career in IT and attractive career choice.

To prepare you for job opportunities in the IT sector, he Bachelor of Computer Information systems includes a mixture of theory and hands-on applied knowledge in UFV's well-equipped labs.

Admission requirements

  • One of the following:
    • B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent
    • Mature student 19 years or older (see Note)
    • Completion of a minimum of nine university-level credits, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 based on all credits attempted
  • One of the following:
    • Principles of Mathematics 12 with a C+ or better
    • Foundations of Mathematics 12 with a B or better
    • Pre-calculus 12 with a C or better
    • MATH 092 and MATH 093 with a C or better in both
    • MATH 094 and MATH 095 with a C or better in both
    • MATH 096 with a C or better
    • MATH 110 with a C or better
  • Prerequisites for CMN 125, CMNS 175, or ENGL 105.

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Program content

In your first and second year, you complete foundational courses to provide you with a broad base of knowledge and experience supporting and maintaining single and networked systems.

In third and fourth year, you gain additional technical knowledge and skills as well as more educational breadth and a better business background, preparing you to move into managerial positions in information technology. You also have the option to specialize in one of three concentrations to refine your skill set:

  • Software Development
  • Systems and Networking
  • Security

Tuition fees

For information about tuition fees, please visit the program webpage. 

Career opportunities

Careers for information technology professionals fall into several categories, including but not limited to:

  • Software development
  • Systems analysis and design
  • User interface design and human factors
  • Web and database design and programming
  • Project management
  • Computer security
  • Network design and administration
  • System and database administration
  • End user support
  • Management of technology

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About this institute

University of the Fraser Valley

University of the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is an accredited public Canadian university which serves 15,000 students, 1,900 of which are international students. UFV offers 16 bachelor's degrees, two master's degrees, and over 100 certificates and diploma programs in areas...

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University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Road
V2S 7M8 Abbotsford British Columbia

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