Computing and Business

Computer Science and Mathematics Programs




Computing and Business

 

OUAC Code:
BCB
 
Degree:
Bachelor of Computing in Business
 
Program:
4-Year BCB (Honours) 
4-Year BCB (Honours) Co-op
 
Program Description:
Our program provides a unique foundation in business practices for computing professionals, ideal for current employment opportunities. The program begins with the core courses in computer programming, basic data structures, and computer organization, augmented by courses in accounting, management, and economics. In upper years, you’ll study databases, advanced data structures, operating systems, computing ethics, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing and organizational behaviour, as well as software engineering.

With small classes and a tight-knit student community, you interact with dedicated faculty and other students in an effective learning environment incorporating theory and practice. With our co-op, you and graduates are welcomed into the workplace as valued employees in a variety of fields and employers such as RIM, Google, Silicon Knights, IBM, and the Ministry of Transportation. Many honours graduates go on to successfully complete MSc and higher degrees both at Brock and universities such as University of Toronto, Simon Fraser, Waterloo and Dalhousie. 

The Computing and Business Co-op and internship options allow you to combine paid work with your degree and give you valuable hands-on experience in business and in the IT industry. You can apply for internships in eight-, 12-, or 16-month work terms (70 per cent major average required). Co-op programs are typically completed in four and one-half years, with three four-month work terms included as a part of your degree. You’ll complete three academic terms prior to beginning your first work placement.

Careers:
• IT entrepreneur
• IT project manager
• information systems manager
• IT marketing manager/sales
• financial systems analyst
 
* Please note that some careers may require additional professional or graduate qualifications.

 

Entrance Requirements:
ENG4U, MHF4U, a second 4U math (min. 75% between two maths). Strongly recommended subject: ICS4M.
 
Expected Cut-off:
Mid 70s
 
Program Plan:
To see the courses that you will be taking within this program check the online Undergraduate Course Calendar
COSC Students

For more information contact
Heather Bellisario, Academic Advisor
905-688-5550 x4102
hbellisario@brocku.ca