Honours Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) degree with Computer Programming diploma collaborative program from Lakehead University and Georgian College (Lakehead-Georgian)
What you need to know
Program Format: Full-time, Four Year
Credential: Honours Bachelor of Computer Science Degree (from Lakehead University), Computer Programming Diploma (from Georgian College)
Degree Options: BSc (Honours), BSc
Academic area: Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies, Computer Studies
Experiential learning: Two co-op work terms
OUAC code: AG
Campuses: Years 1 and 2 – Georgian Barrie Campus, Years 3 and 4 – Lakehead Orillia Campus
Is the Computer Science Degree-Diploma Program for You?
This computer science degree-diploma combination is offered by Lakehead-Georgian. Upon completion, students will receive both a Computer Science Degree from Lakehead University and the Computer Programming Diploma from Georgian College.
The computer science degree-diploma combination provides a theoretical and applied framework that complements the practical skills and computer science knowledge necessary to understand and work with complex computer systems. The comprehensive curriculum exposes students to several programming languages, including Java and C/C++ and features core computer science topics:
algorithm analysis and design
Students will have opportunities to develop advanced analytical, programming and software development skills, and participate in our co-operative education program to gain rewarding industry experience. As a graduate, you will be able to meet and adapt to the growing demands of a career in computer science.
Computer Science Degree-Diploma Admission Requirements
Ontario high school students: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including:
Grade 12 U English,
Grade 12 U Advanced Functions,
One (1) credit from Grade 12 U Calculus and Vectors, Grade 12 U Math of Data Management or Grade 12 M Computer and Info Science,
Three (3) additional Grade 12 U or M credits
A minimum final average, based on the best six Grade 12 U or M courses, of 70% is required.
How much does a Computer Science degree cost at LUGC?
*Fees are subject to change. These figures are based on tuition fees for first-year undergraduate students for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Domestic Fees: $7,021.67*
International Fees: $26,037.16*
Courses you’ll take in the Computer Science program
The majority of courses that you will be required to complete for the computer science degree-diploma program will be computer science courses, with additional courses in math. Here are a few of the courses you will take during your four-year program:
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Co-op = relevant work experience
You’ll gain hands-on work experience through two mandatory paid co-op work terms during the summers following the first and second year.
What career can you get with a Computer Science degree?
After graduation, you’ll be prepared to pursue careers in technology, such as software and gaming development. Graduates may also be employed in related fields including mobile application development, healthcare informatics, and internet security. You may also choose to pursue a graduate degree in computer science (MSc and PhD).
Your Future Career
Client Support Analyst
Your Future Career Setting
Federal or provincial government
Health care agencies