Computer Software & Database Development
Program Code: CSAC (International) Length of Program: Two-Year Co-op Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate Starts: Sep (Open) Jan (Open)
Term 1 CSD-1113 Web Technologies I CSD-2206 Database Design and SQL CSD-1134 Problem Solving and Program Logic CSD-2354 Programming C# .NET CIS-2103 Advanced Infrastructure Security Term 2 CSD-2214 Web Technologies II CSD-3464 Programming Java SE CSD-4103 Project Management CSD-3354 Web Applications using C# .NET CPP-1001 Co-op Preparation Academic Break Academic Break Term 3 CSD-3313 Web Technologies III CSD-4464 Programming Java EE CSD-4403 Enterprise Technologies CSD-4203 Database Programming CSD-3183 Mobile Development Term 4 CPL-1049 Co-op Work Term - Full-Time - OR - CPL-1069 Co-op Work Term - Full-Time - OR - CPL-5559 WIL Project
The term schedule above demonstrates a September intake program map. Students entering this program in January or May will follow a separate term schedule.

The Computer Software & Database Development Ontario College Graduate Certificate Program offers students the opportunity to study the most current trends in website development, computer programming, database design and development, mobile development, and web technologies. This intensive two-year course includes an introduction to computing and web trends, and rapidly familiarizes students with current development tools to culminate in a work-term for eligible students. Major coursework provides a hands-on environment allowing students to evaluate, design, and implement software applications for the three-tier client, server, and database environment. In the final academic term, students also explore Emerging Technologies that are becoming relevant in their field.

Students study Microsoft C# and Oracle Java programming languages as well as the Oracle and IBM DB2 databases. Graduates have the ability to use problem solving and critical thinking skills to analyze business and industry requirements and design, develop and implement real life database-driven enterprise web applications. 

For those studying in Sarnia, students are offered extra-curricular experiences through The Cube, Lambton’s entrepreneurship hub, and through Applied Research & Innovation—giving students unique opportunities to build new technologies and follow their own dreams. Applied Research opportunities are limited for students studying at Lambton in Toronto.

CSAC has a co-op component where students with a GPA of 2.8 or greater may have an opportunity to enhance their classroom learning in a real world industry environment. Graduates are prepared for entry-level careers in the information technology field across Canada.

Admission Requirements

A college diploma or university degree.

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may expect a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities that are dynamic and challenging while offering a competitive rate of compensation. Courses in the program are part of the rapidly emerging technologies that prepare graduates for careers such as computer programmer, software developer, programmer analyst, mobile application developer, information systems specialist, web developer, client/server applications developer and support specialist. Graduates acquire sufficient foundation to advance in a variety of career paths appropriate to their interests and abilities.

For information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information.

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.