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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Honours Bachelor of Computer Science (Mobile Computing)

Creating tomorrow's leaders in the new age of mobility.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

The tools to inspire change

Trailblazers throughout history embraced change, and believed in human potential to change the world. In Sheridan's Mobile Computing program, you'll learn to use the power of computer sciences to create a wide variety of mobile applications — and build the tools of tomorrow's change makers.

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This program is for students interested in being at the forefront of computer science innovation.

The new computer science: mobile computing

Throughout your educational career, you'll be presented with many opportunities to develop software, design next-generation mobile applications, implement pervasive information systems and analyze and plan wireless networks. This program fosters an entrepreneurial spirit that embraces the mobile movement and is poised to prepare tomorrow's leaders in the new age of mobility.

Prepare for your career

Industry collaboration through internships and undergraduate research provides you with a variety of exciting job opportunities in this rapidly growing field. This program offers eight academic semesters with three co-op semesters for up to 12 months of industry experience upon graduation. You'll be well prepared to start your career or continue your studies in graduate programs.

Combine theory with practice

Balancing theory and practice, this program offers an exceptional education in mobile computing, app development, software engineering and wireless technologies. With a degree in mobile computing you'll receive preparation to become a well-rounded, job-ready graduate. Pursue a Capstone Project or a Thesis for maximum flexibility and future career options.

What you'll learn

Sheridan’s Mobile Computing degree program offers diverse courses in computer science, software engineering, mobile development and wireless networking. You’ll cover fundamental areas of computer science such as operating systems and computer architecture as well as advanced topics like artificial intelligence and theory of computation.

You’ll also learn to develop programs in many programming languages like C#, C++, Java, Swift, Python, JavaScript and others using industry-grade frameworks and tools.

You’ll take dedicated courses in software design and software engineering that inform the software development process. Specialized courses in mobile computing and wireless networking make this program unique, and ensure that you’ll be able to create advanced mobile applications that leverage cognitive computing, the cloud and the Internet of Things.

You'll also have the opportunity to engage in applied research at Sheridan's Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI) during your academic semesters and co-op work terms. CMI is one of our cornerstone research centres. It uses leading mobile and related technologies to create innovative solutions to health-care problems.

University links

Upon graduation, you may also be able to further your studies in graduate programs at any of the 18 universities (eight in Ontario) with which this program has agreements.

  • Honours Baccalaureate Degree

    • Full-time
    • 4 yrs (8 semesters)
    • Program code: PBACS