The first term of this program begins with an introduction to essential Information Technology skills and includes your first programming course. The rest of the year builds on this knowledge base to develop strong business programming skills.
In year two, you will work in small groups to develop a systems project that you will program in your final academic term. This project incorporates all of the programming and analysis skills developed over the two years. Upon completion of the final academic term, students are assigned to an eight-week work practicum at an employer’s site or when available, students are placed in productive co-op work positions and paid for their efforts. Regardless of the work term option, the student’s progress will be monitored both by the employer and a representative from the campus. The co-op internship may extend the program by up to six months.
- High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency
Graduates of Information Technology (IT) are attractive to organizations at all levels in the IT field, and they are finding and retaining related employment across the entire spectrum of the New Brunswick market ranging from small independent shops, through large private organizations, to the government itself.
Graduate follow-up surveys have consistently revealed a relevant employment rate in excess of 90 percent. With all estimates pointing toward healthy growth in the IT industry, the outlook for Information Technology graduates is positive.
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers
High School students who have taken IT120 will receive credit for Computer Application SAAL1388 delivered in the first term of all NBCC IT offerings.
High School students may also be given credit for Cisco Networking Academy Program courses they have taken in High School.
This is a L.I.V.E. program. NBCC L.I.V.E. students have a world of knowledge at their fingertips via the NBCC wireless network. Classes that use the L.I.V.E. program are different from traditional classes because students may find themselves completing class assignments online or maintaining an electronic journal. When not in the classroom, students can still communicate with their classmates and instructors in an electronic medium, measure their knowledge through online tests, or simply conduct research on the internet. To find out more about how L.I.V.E. works, click here
Though this is offered as a co-op program, there are limited seats available with this option. Co-op seats will be determined at the beginning of second year. The co-op option is only available at NBCC Saint John Campus.
Information Technology: Programmer-Analyst (Co-op) is accredited as follows:
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