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Entrance Requirements

Prerequisites

Advanced Java Development is a second level credential that is built on top of our Applied Software Development, ASD Associate Certificate. This program is aimed at those who are already software developers with previous education and work experience.

Before declaring your intent to complete this program, you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Applied Software Development, ASD (or detailed proof of equivalent formal education) completed within the last five years.
  • Completion of the following courses (or equivalents) within the last five years:
    • COMP 1850 – Introduction to Web Development
    • COMP 2132 – Web Development with JavaScript.
    • COMP 3601 – Application Development with Java
    • COMP 2831 – Business Analysis and Systems Design

Please email cstpts@bcit.ca to discuss your prior education before submitting transcripts or course outlines.

Each course has specific prerequisites that must be completed prior to starting this program. Students who have not completed the prerequisites or who do not have equivalent post-secondary education to ASD will not be approved into the AJD program.

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