Computer Systems Technology
Computer Systems Technology is a diploma program that provides extensive technical training related to the computer industry. You will learn how to:
- develop interactive web pages with multimedia components
- install and configure computer hardware and software
- design, install and manage local area networks
- troubleshoot and repair hardware problems at a board swapping level
- perform systems analysis and design
- develop computer programs in several programming languages
- provide end-user technical support services
- develop proficiency with a number of common computer application packages
The Canadian Information Processing Society accredits the program. This accreditation will help you pursue the Information Systems Professional of Canada (ISP) designation. As a member of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA), Saskatchewan Polytechnic has incorporated internationally accredited courseware into the program to ensure our curriculum is current and in demand by the computer industry.
Selected courses for this program are available through distance education and/or continuing education. The program is available full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Saskatoon. For complete program information, check the program page.
Hardware/Software requirements: An up-to-date Windows computer and browser with Microsoft Excel 2013 and Microsoft Word 2013.
Hardware/Software requirements: An up-to-date computer and browser with Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 OS
Prerequisites: Operating System Fundamentals (COOS 181) (Concurrent)
Hardware/Software requirements: An up-to-date Windows computer and browser with Microsoft Access 2013.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Programming (COSC 180)
Hardware/Software requirements: An up-to-date Windows computer and browser, with the latest version of Eclipse and Java SDK. Eclipse and Java SDK can be downloaded at no charge.
Hardware/Software requirements: An up-to-date computer and browser
Prerequisites: Data Communications & Networking 1 (CNET 184) (Concurrent)
Hardware/Software requirements: An up-to-date Windows computer and browser that supports HTML5 and CSS. A text editor such as Notepad, which comes with Windows, or Notepad++ and Microsoft Expression Web 4, which can be downloaded at no charge.