Students in this program are required to use computers and have English reading, writing, and speaking skills. Specific prerequisites or equivalent knowledge are required for each course.
Note: This program is aimed at mature students with other post-secondary education and work experience.
The Associate Certificate in Agile Development is not designed for those students just out of high school with no other education or work experience. Those students should consider completing a Diploma or Degree in order to be well positioned in the job market.
Full-time BCIT Computing students who have completed the CST or CIT Diploma will have earned credit for COMP 1630. Part-time students who have completed ADAD, or AWD or ASD and ACIS will have credit for specific courses.
All Computing Part-time Studies programs are course-by-course registration. Course tuition and books for this program are around $3,700, depending on if eBooks are chosen.
Specific textbooks are required for COMP 1630 and COMP 2831, which also have lower cost eBook options.
Students register and pay for available courses online, by clicking on the green block 'Add to Cart'. Follow the directions to obtain a BCIT student number if you do not already have one.
Note: Please register early to avoid disappointment, our COMP courses are very popular and fill well in advance.
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
The Associate Certificate in Agile Development may be completed in as little as 16 months part-time, course by course.
The foundations of this program include group work, the communication of technical system specifications in writing, and oral presentations in a team environment.
Attendance, participation, group work, and an online component are mandatory.
After completing the core courses in Relational Database Design with SQL, plus Business Analysis and Systems Design, students may complete ORBG 1105 prior to the two specific Agile courses.
COMP 2833 – Agile and The Scrum Frameworks is prerequisite to COMP 2836 - Agile Business Analysis and Project Leadership.
COMP 2836 is not offered every term, please contact the department.
Please Note: BCIT School of Business students in an approved Business program that uses Agile electives do not need to complete COMP 1630 as a prerequisite.
ORGB 1105 may be completed before declaring this program.
BCIT Associate Certificate in Agile Development students receive significant preparation to challenge ScrumMaster Certification.
BCIT Computing Part-time Studies database courses are delivered by subject matter experts who work in the field. Many of our instructors are also graduates of BCIT's Computer Systems Technology, CST Diploma and Degree programs.
This credential was developed by Kevin Cudihee, Program Head for BCIT Computing Part-time Studies, in conjunction with Ed Rubuliak and other subject matter experts.
Agile course concepts and development was led by Ed Rubuliak. Systems Analysis and Database courses were developed and are delivered by Ed Rubuliak, Frank Wegener, Glen Elliott, Pauline Panek, Mark Bacchus and Benjamin Yu.
The Associate Certificate in Agile Development was approved by the BCIT Computing Program Advisory Committee (PAC); the School of Computing and Academic Studies Quality Committee (SQC); the BCIT Vice President Academic; the BCIT Education Council (Edco) and the BCIT Board of Governors (2015).
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