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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering

Learn to build computer applications — and build a great career.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Analyze and resolve information technology problems through the application of systematic approaches and diagnostic tools.
  • Analyze, plan, design, and implement computer systems.
  • Analyze, plan, design, and implement networking solutions.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, monitor, maintain, upgrade, and optimize computer systems.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, monitor, maintain, upgrade, and optimize networks.
  • Use a variety of scripting tools and languages to automate routine tasks.
  • Participate in the deployment and administration of databases within a networked environment.
  • Plan, develop, and be responsible for data storage to ensure the integrity of information.
  • Apply knowledge of security issues to the implementation of information technology solutions.
  • Appraise existing security solutions with a view to on-going maintenance, development, and improvement of organizational security.
  • Provide efficient and effective technical support to clients in a manner that promotes safe computing practices and reduces the risk of the issue recurring.
  • Articulate, defend, and conform to workplace expectations found in information technology (IT) environments.
  • Contribute to the successful completion of the project applying the project management principles in use.