Computer Science - Administrative Data Processing
DEC | 420.AA
DEC - Business & Technologies | 420.AA | Computer Science - Administrative Data Processing

Do people keep saying you were born with a computer in your hands? That you have a logical, curious and resourceful streak in your personality? Become a programmer and use your strengths to become a leader in the information technology industry. The Computer Science Technology program was developed with support from IT business experts. The program’s Administrative Data Processing specialization will guide you directly into a promising career with excellent job prospects as a programmer, database designer and administrator, application analyst, IT technician and many more.

Learn to code in languages like SQL, HTML5, C++, C#, JavaScript, Java, CSS 3, and Python, the latest trend in programming language.

You’ll be able to use all your best personality traits during team work, as well as school and internship projects, so you can get noticed as you’re working within various groups. Skills in project management, development, operations, problem solving, adaptation, communication, agility and creativity will be just the advantages your career needs.

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In this program, the use of a laptop computer is mandatory. All students must come to class with their own personal laptop. Standard or student license software must be installed when requested by teachers

The following features are required for Macs and PCs:

  • Processor: Intel I5 or AMD A8 compatible with VT-X virtualization
  • Memory: 8 GB minimum
  • Hard drive: 500 GB minimum
  • Screen: 14 inches minimum
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0, WIFI and NIC LAN
  • You will need a USB-RJ45 adaptor if your laptop doesn't have a network jack

These specifications also apply to MacBook computers. MacBook Airs are not accepted.

Required software: Office suite

The program’s main objectives are related to mastering methods of analyzing user needs, composing computer specifications, and learning concepts related to data modeling.

  • Analyst / Programmer
  • Application Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Technical Editor – Business Applications
  • Computer Services Representative
  • Database Creator
  • Computer and Network Technician

Have obtained a Secondary School Diploma (DES) and completed the following courses :

  • Language of Instruction from Secondary V,
  • Second Language from Secondary V,
  • Mathematics TS or SN 5e (or Math 526 under previous regime),
  • Physical Sciences from Secondary IV,
  • History from Secondary IV

Have obtained a Professional Studies Diploma (DEP) and completed the following courses:

  • Language of Instruction from Secondary V,
  • Second Language from Secondary V,
  • Mathematics TS or SN 5e (or Math 526 under previous regime)

Have obtained an equivalent education or an instruction deemed sufficient. Every case will be analysed by the college.

  • You will learn the most up-to-date techniques such the programming languages used in the industry facilitating your professional integration.
  • You will produce complex projects while integrating best practices recognized in the industry preparing you to enter the job market or to continue your studies in university.
  • During your last semester, you will have the opportunity for a workplace internship of a duration of 7 weeks which will allow you to put in practice the knowledge acquired during your studies.
  • Applied Mathematics (60 h)
  • Computers Environment (60 h)
  • Date Processing Basics (75 h)
  • Structured Programming (90 h)
  • Communication and Interfaces (45 h)
  • Computer Architecture (75 h)
  • Introduction to object programming (75 h)
  • Applied Statistics (60 h)
  • Operating systems (75 h)
  • Databases (75 h)
  • Advanced object-programming (60 h)
  • Information System Development I (90 h)
  • Advanced Databases (75 h)
  • Computer Networks (75 h)
  • Data Structure (75 h)
  • Event Programming (90 h)
  • Langue de gestion (60 h)
  • Developing Databases Applications (75 h)
  • Internet Progamming I (75 h)
  • Advanced Platform Development (60 h)
  • Multimedia (60 h)
  • Management Language-advanced (60 h)
  • Internet Programming II (75 h)
  • Information System II (75 h)
  • Internship (300 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.

  • 3 Physical Education Courses (90 h)
  • 3 Humanities Courses (150 h)
  • 4 Literature Courses (240 h)
  • 2 Second Language Courses (90 h)
  • 2 Complementary Courses (90 h)

Contents of the courses in the Diploma of College Studies (DEC) Computer Science Technology Program are given for information purposes only. LaSalle College reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove one or several software programs or languages of application at any time, while respecting the program objectives and the recommendations contained within the college teaching guide.

  • This program leads to a Diploma of College Studies (DEC).
  • Holders of a Diploma of College Studies (DEC) can either begin to work in their field or pursue university studies.

The School includes a student-run computer club, which provides support to new computer science students and organizes sports and cultural activities.

Students who have passed their final exams must complete their attestation with a twelve-week internship within a business.

Operating Systems: Novell, Microsft Windows 7, XP and 2003, LINUX Red Hat

Java, C#, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, Microsoft ASP.NET Technology, HTML, CSS ORACLE, SQL, Microsoft Visual C++, UML, Flash Action Script, PL/SQL, JavaScript, Android.