Students holding a Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)-accredited
applied diploma or any approved 3-year applied computing diploma,
will be awarded up to 60 credits towards the 120-credit Bachelor
of Science in Computing and Information Systems (Post Diploma) degree
(BSc-CIS (PD)). AU specifies 60 credits to complete the degree.
Holders of non-CIPS accredited 2-year computing related diplomas
and holders of any 2- or 3-year non-computing related diplomas will
be admitted to the degree*.
*Holders of non-CIPS accredited 2-year computing-related diplomas
will be required to complete up to an additional 30 credits in computing
courses as determined by the program director.
Students are strongly encouraged to register in ENGL
255 or ADMN
233 and PHIL 252 early in their program.