Students who do not already have COMP 602 or equivalent will be required to take COMP 602 option before taking COMP 682.
PBCDA courses are delivered via online paced study using distance education instructional design principles and enabling web-based technologies:
PBCDA program will use online paced study mode involving online study as part of a group, with specific start and end dates. The courses in the PBCDA program will be offered during three terms each year. Please refer to the Academic Schedule for each term start date. All course work should be completed during the term periods. Online paced study delivery has the following characteristics:
For details on policy and procedure related to course withdrawals and refunds, please refer to the Graduate Course Refund Policy.
To maintain program status, students who are completing the course requirement of the PBCDA program must complete a minimum of six credits of course work during each academic year.
Students who do not maintain academic standards will be withdrawn from the program. Minimal acceptable academic performance is defined as:
Please note that elective courses in PBCDA may be core courses in MSc IS program. Those students wishing to apply for admission in MSc IS program should note that they would need to achieve at least B- to count in the MSc IS program.
All courses in the PBCDA will be graded using the Graduate Grading Policy.
Registration in courses is subject to prerequisite requirements or professor permission. Elective courses may be taken on completion of the core courses or concurrently with the core courses offered in any term.
Course extensions are not available for any of the core and elective courses in the PBCDA program.
Students are allowed only one re-registration in each course. Both the initial registration and the re-registration will appear on the student’s academic record.
Students may re-register in a course only if they have received more than one final grade of B- or lower in a core course or more than one final grade of C+ or lower in an elective course, or have withdrawn from the course in good standing. In re-registering, students must complete all course requirements and pay the full course fee.
Information effective September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017.
Updated June 20 2016 by laurab