Applied Computer Information Systems, ACIS provides a broad foundation to use computing technologies in a business environment.
This credential is aimed at two audiences:
This hands-on credential and is also the second step in laddering toward the Computer Systems Technology Diploma, CST/PTS.
If your end goal is the Diploma, then you should complete Applied Software Development, ASD before completing ACIS.
Some students may want to complete both ASD and ACIS concurrently and should contact the department for course planning.
Successful participants become expert end-user of a Windows 10 personal computer, then become proficient in typical MS Office applications, followed by an in-depth understanding of relational database design and data modeling.
A wide variety of electives are offered to suit individual interests including: IT project management, object oriented programming and web development.
Students may also chose electives in expert level word processing, spreadsheets, business and technical communication, plus business intelligence for data mining.
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.
All courses must be completed successfully within a five-year period.
BCIT curriculum may be modified in accordance with market trends in the industry.
Each course has prerequisite knowledge.
Be sure that you have the required knowledge and skills before enrolling in any course. You are also expected to have an excellent command of English and Math at a BC High School Grade 12 level, or equivalent.
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