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Entrance Requirements

Prerequisites:

All students

CSC students must have a strong command of English and Math at a BC high school Grade 12 level or equivalent.

Students require communication and interpersonal skills for significant group work, research, writing technical reports, and making team presentations.

Please consider upgrading with MATH 0001 prior to starting the program if you do not have recent higher math skills; Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.

Students taking 1-2 courses per term must first complete “Applied Software Development (ASD)” and “Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)” Associate Certificates prior to starting the CSC. ASD and ACIS may be complete simultaneously with 1 course from each per term, only choosing the electives which apply to CSC.

Please Note: CSC requires a minimum of 2 years of study, with a maximum of 5 years to complete.

Please read the Computing PTS Student Guide prior to declaring CSC and before registering for any COMP courses.

International students and students on limited timelines

Prior to submitting a program declaration, international students and those on limited timelines (e.g. with student loans or limited sponsorship) must first contact the department directly at cstpts@bcit.ca to receive a signed Course Planning Document, which they will be required to attach to their online declaration.

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