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ICS 104 Work Term 1

Effective date: September 2019

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified employers. This full-time work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
420 workplace integrated learning hours
Tuition
$626.01 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

  • COM in CDEV WPS
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-op Education participation requirements.

ICS 110 Computer Technology Essentials

Effective date: September 2019

Students will be introduced to the fundamental use of computing device, operating systems, production applications and networking tools to gain an in-depth understanding of why computers are essential components in their education in a technology program.

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Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour and 2 seminar hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems or Interactive Media Developer.

ICS 113 Operating Systems and Architecture

Effective date: September 2018

Learn the fundamental operations of the computer. You will discover a new way to look at computers by understanding and learning the appropriate use of computing and operating systems, computer architecture, data, and networks using a variety of software and hardware tools.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Computer and Engineering Technician Access or Information and Computer Systems.

ICS 114 Algorithms and Programming

Effective date: September 2018

Learn how to design and implement algorithms to solve problems using object-oriented programming. You will start to practice the foundational skills, tools and methods to produce and maintain quality software systems.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems or Interactive Media Developer.

ICS 118 Web Fundamentals

Effective date: September 2019

Students will learn how to create aesthetic, dynamic websites using hypertext markup language (HTML) and cascading style sheets (CSS) that conforms to web standards, with a focus on human-computer interaction (HCI), cultural considerations and accessibility concepts. Students will use standard industry tools to apply the skills learned culminating with the creation of a comprehensive e-Portfolio.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems.

ICS 120 Database Concepts

Effective date: September 2019

Students will learn how to design and implement an effective database, create queries and forms that have many different uses in software applications, and development, while adhering to modern conventions of data ethics and access.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems.

ICS 124 Algorithms and Data Structure Programming

Effective date: January 2019

Learn how to construct reliable, robust solutions to problems involving the storage, retrieval and updates of data. You will learn how to select, design and implement algorithms that are appropriate for common problems that arise in software application development.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Information and Computer Systems
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

ICS 125 Software Engineering Process

Effective date: January 2019

Through the use of intercommunication and software tools you will develop successful applications while applying different software processes and models.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Information and Computer Systems
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

ICS 126 Systems Administration

Effective date: January 2019

Interested in why IT departments do the things they do? You will discover the principles that are applied to a variety of platforms utilizing major operating systems. You will also find out why restrictions are imposed on users and how to run a system effectively as an administrator.

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Credits
3
Format
5 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Information and Computer Systems
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

ICS 128 Web Scripting

Effective date: September 2019

Students will expand their knowledge in website building by adding dynamic and interactive components. Through applied activities, students will be introduced to how client-side scripts interact with server-side programs and back-end concepts and tools for end-to-end (e.g., full-stack) web development.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

ICS 199 Applied Computing Project

Effective date: September 2019

Students in Information and Computer Systems and Interactive Media Developer programs will acquire applied experience in the process of defining, designing, developing and implementing an intermediate computer application. In small teams, students will use professionalism, collaboration and versioning tools to complete technical reports and continuous integration during development.

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Credits
6
Format
4 lecture hours and 6 seminar hours per week. Students are expected to spend approximately 15 hours per week outside of class time on their project.
Related programs
Information and Computer Systems
Interactive Media Developer
Tuition
$998.76 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

And one of:

And one of:

ICS 200 Special Topics in Computing

Effective date: September 2019

In this course you will explore select emerging technologies. Topics and issues are covered that are relevant to the technology world of today and tomorrow. You will use this information to develop a software application.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Related programs
Information and Computer Systems
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

ICS 204 Work Term 2

Effective date: September 2019

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified employers. This full-time work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
420 workplace integrated learning hours
Tuition
$626.01 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

  • COM in ICS 104
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-op Education participation requirements.

ICS 211 Web Applications

Effective date: September 2019

Learn web technologies to create dynamic and interactive web applications. You will learn the underlying client- and server-side web technologies to create dynamic web applications.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

ICS 212 Database Systems Management

Effective date: September 2019

Learn how to design and manage database systems. You will be introduced to advanced database system concepts including the issues of design, setup and data manipulation.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

ICS 214 Programming from C to C++

Effective date: September 2019

Discover the features of C and C++ that are not seen when programming in other high level languages. Learn how to use common library functions and the preprocessor that is vital in programming embedded and software systems.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

ICS 215 Systems Analysis and Design

Effective date: September 2019

Learn how to use systems analysis and design processes to plan and develop information systems. You will gather and write software system requirements while integrating current and emerging methodologies and technologies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

And one of:

ICS 221 Web Services

Effective date: September 2019

Learn how to create and deploy a web application. You will design and implement dynamic web-based applications utilizing the tools and technologies that enable interoperability between software systems. This interoperability is the foundation for modern service oriented architecture.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems.

ICS 223 Gaming and Graphics Concepts

Effective date: September 2019

Have you ever wanted to learn how games are designed? In this course you will learn about game design, development skills and processes needed in the interactive entertainment industry through the use of software development tools. At the end of this course you will have developed an event-driven interactive game.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

And one of:

And one of:

Effective date: September 2019

Learn the principles of mobile application design and development. Working in teams, you will use a variety of techniques, tools, and platforms to implement mobile applications. Platform development will be determined at the time of course delivery.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

ICS 226 Network and Server-Side Programming

Effective date: September 2018

Explore various topics and issues involved in networks and server programming. You will develop and deploy networked programs using current communication trends including socket programming, secure socket layer certificates and data encryption and compression.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems.

ICS 228 Computer Ethics and Security

Effective date: September 2019

Apply the foundations of ethical decision making to secure software systems. You will learn the techniques to secure against intrusions, protect against identity theft, and look at employee surveillance, privacy and compliance. You will also consider social and ethical issues that arise in software development.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$499.38 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems.

ICS 280 Capstone Project Preparation

Effective date: September 2019

Students will prepare for their applied project in this first phase with the formation of teams and interaction with industry contacts to select a final applied project for the Information and Computer Systems program.

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Credits
1
Format
1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$166.46 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

Interactive Media Development students:

All of:

Information and Computer Systems students:

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

Interactive Media Development students:

All of:

Information and Computer Systems students:

All of:

ICS 290 Capstone Project

Effective date: May 2020

Students will integrate the knowledge they have gained throughout either the Information and Computer Systems or Interactive Media Developer program to a project-based activity that relates to professional work in the technology field. Students participate in determining the scope of the project, develop a project proposal outlining an approach to the problem's solution, implement the proposed solution, and complete user testing. Throughout this process, students will practice their technical writing and presentation skills. Students will also work together to plan a symposium with a final presentation and demonstration of their completed project to industry.

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Credits
6
Format
3 lecture hours, 2 seminar hours, and 15 project hours per week
Tuition
$998.76 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

Corequisites

All of:

ICS 298 Capstone Project: Phase 1

Effective date: January 2018

Working with a team, you will analysis and design a computer software based solution for a member of the local technology industry.

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Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 seminar hours per week
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems.

Effective date: May 2020

This course is scheduled for cancellation; please see ICS 290 instead.

ICS 299 Capstone Project: Phase 2

Effective date: May 2018

In this final course, you will design, implement, and showcase your computer project to industry and the community.

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Credits
6
Format
5 lecture hours, 6 seminar hours and 20 other hours per week for 7 weeks
Tuition
TBD plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Information and Computer Systems.

Effective date: May 2020

This course is scheduled for cancellation; please see ICS 290 instead.

ICS 304 Work Term 3

Effective date: September 2019

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified employers. This full-time work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
420 practicum hours in total
Tuition
$626.01 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

  • COM in ICS 204
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-op Education participation requirements.

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