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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security)

Gain real-world information systems security experience.

Degree Completion

Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) – Direct Entry into Year 2

Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

Program Code: PBISB  (Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (INFO SYSTEMS SECURITY) Degree Completion Entry Year 2)

Duration: 14 weeks

Designation: Bridge

Campus: Trafalgar Road

Start Date: May

Program Information

This 14-week Information Systems Security bridging program qualifies students to transfer into Year 2 of the Sheridan Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) program. Information Systems Security is a one-of-a-kind information science program with a stellar reputation among employers.

This bridging term consists of three courses:

  • Mathematics (3 credit hybrid delivery course)
  • Information Systems Security Overview (4 credit online course)
  • Liberal Arts elective (3 credit course)

After completing the bridging term, you'll be eligible to enrol in Year 2 as a full-time student. Once enrolled, you'll meet all remaining course requirements to earn your information science degree. You'll also be expected to meet any missing liberal arts breadth course requirements, at the bachelor degree level.

All students in this information science program work on laptop computers and have online access, 24/7, to lecture notes, assignments, presentations and other course material. Students are able to collaborate on group projects from home. See Mobile Computing for details.

Students who apply for the bridging term to Year 2 of this information science program may be considered for a needs-based bursary. For more information about this or any other Sheridan bursaries or scholarships, visit the Financial Aid and Awards pages.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

To be eligible for bridging into Year 2, students must hold a two-year diploma in Computer Systems Technician, Computer Programmer, Computer Engineering Technician, Computer Science Technician or Telecommunications Technician and have a cumulative average of at least 65% in core courses.

Applicants who have completed the first year of computer-related programs at the university level with a cumulative average of 65% in core courses will also be eligible for admission into the bridging term.

If your transcript is older than four years, you may be required to demonstrate industry currency through relevant experience.

Applicant Selection

Prospective applicants may apply to this program through ontariocolleges.ca

Once you have applied through ontariocolleges.ca send all relevant course outlines to:

Nicholas Johnston
Sheridan College
Faculty of Applied Science and Technology
1430 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON
L6H 2L1

or email: nicholas.johnston1@sheridancollege.ca

Courses

Code Title Credits
MATH 14717 Mathematics for Information Systems Security 3
INFO 19999 Information Systems Security Overview 4
ELECTIVE Breadth Elective 3
Total:
10

Note: Courses subject to change. Please contact your faculty office to obtain your program map.

Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) – Direct Entry into Year 3

Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

Program Code: PBSSB (Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (INFO SYSTEMS SECURITY) Degree Completion Entry Year 3)

Duration: 14 weeks

Designation: Bridge

Campus: Trafalgar Road

Start Date: May

Program Information

This 14-week bridging program qualifies students to transfer into Year 3 of the Sheridan Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) program. Information Systems Security is a one-of-a-kind information science degree program with a stellar reputation among employers.

The bridging term runs from May through August and consists of three composite courses, two core courses and one liberal arts elective:

  • Mathematics (3 credit hybrid delivery course)
  • IS Security Overview (4 credit online course)
  • Information Systems Forensics and Investigations (3 credit core course)
  • Algorithm Design and Data Structures (with C Programming Language) (4 credit course)
  • CPU Architecture and Assembler Language (3 credit core course)
  • Liberal Arts elective (3 credit course)

After completing the bridging term, you'll be eligible to enrol in Year 3 of the information science program as a full-time student. Once enrolled, you'll need to meet all remaining program requirements. You'll also be expected to meet any missing liberal arts breadth course requirements, at the bachelor degree level.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Eligible applicants must have completed a three-year diploma in Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Systems Technology, Computer Programmer Analyst, Computer Science Technology or Telecommunications Technology and have a cumulative average of at least 65% in core courses.

Applicants who've completed core courses in the first two years of a computer-related program at the university level with a cumulative average of 65 % in core courses will also be eligible for admission into the bridging term.

If your transcript is older than four years, you may be required to demonstrate industry currency through related relevant experience.

Applicant Selection

Prospective applicants may apply to this program through ontariocolleges.ca

Once you have applied through ontariocolleges.ca send all relevant course outlines to:

Nicholas Johnston
Sheridan College
Faculty of Applied Science and Technology
1430 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON
L6H 2L1

or email: nicholas.johnston1@sheridancollege.ca

Courses

Code Title Credits
MATH14717 Mathematics for Information Systems Security 3
INFO19999 Information Systems Security Overview 4
INFO37721 Information Systems Forensics and Investigation 3
PROG10261 Algorithm Design and Data Structures 4
SYST16206 CPU Architecture and Assembly Language 3
ELECTIVE Breadth Elective 3
Total:
20

Note: Courses subject to change. Please contact your faculty office to obtain your program map.