Computer Programmer

Full-Time

Program Information

The Computer Programmer, two-year diploma program offers students the opportunity to study current trends in web technologies, computer programming, database, project management, and mobile development. This intensive, two-year program concludes with a work term for eligible students.

Web technology topics include HTML5, CSS5, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON and NodeJS. Students work with server-side programming languages including Microsoft C#.NET, Python and Java. In the database components, students perform all aspects of database design and work with SQL/NOSQL on several database management systems (DSMS). Students demonstrate their knowledge and skills by developing solutions to real world, three tiered (client, server, database) problems.

Major coursework is assigned as term projects that span entire terms allowing students to actively engage in the evaluation, design and implementation of real world software applications. As a result, student develop deep content knowledge as well as critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication skills.

In addition, general education, business, math and communication courses help students expand their organizational, critical thinking and communication skills.

The widespread use of computer technology in all industries, from manufacturing, transportation, construction, education, health and financial institutions means that computer programmers are the key people shaping the solutions of today and tomorrow. 

The 7-1-7 Programming Model

This program uses the 7-1-7 model based on seven weeks of classes; a study week; followed by another seven weeks of classes. 

During the spring/summer term, classes may be offered in a compressed format where students take a set of classes in the first seven weeks (Session I) and a second set of classes in the next seven weeks (Session II). 

For information on specific break dates, please see the Academic Dates & Deadlines.

Device Requirements

This program requires a laptop and recommends a laptop.

See full device requirements.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U (minimum of 60%)
Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics C or U (minimum of 60%)

Employment Opportunities

Graduates use their problem solving and critical thinking skills to analyze business and industry requirements and design, develop and implement real life database-driven enterprise web applications.

A wide variety of rewarding career opportunities that are dynamic and challenging, offering a competitive rate of compensation are available to graduates. Courses prepare graduates for careers as computer programmers, software developers, programmer analysts, mobile application developers, information systems specialists, web developers, client/server applications developers and support specialists. Graduates acquire sufficient foundation to allow them to advance in a variety of career paths appropriate to their interests and abilities.

Educational Pathways

Transfer to Programs within Ontario

We've worked with Ontario colleges to provide the following transfer opportunities:

Want to see more Ontario transfers? Visit ONTransfer.ca.

Transfer to Programs outside of Ontario

Institute of Technology Tralee - Ireland
Bachelor of Science in Computing with Software Development
Institute of Technology Slingo - Ireland
Bachelor of Science in Computing in Software Development - enter third year of three-year program
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Development - enter third year of four-year program

Program Information
519-541-2403
info@lambtoncollege.ca

-or-

Jim Cooper
519-542-7751 x 3219
jim.cooper@lambtoncollege.ca

Kim Hunt
519-542-7751 x 3500
kim.hunt@lambtoncollege.ca


Back to Top