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 Computer Programming and Analysis
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SchoolSt. Lawrence College
LocationKingston, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 10,000
Full-time Graduate: 200
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length3 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesOntario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level. For OSSD equivalency options, see our Admission Requirements.
Cost
National: $2,720
International: $14,600
Scholarships2 scholarship(s)
DescriptionThe CPA program follows an experiential learning approach to education by offering courses that parallel the software development practices used in the modern workplace. Throughout the program CPA students apply concepts learned in the classroom to solve programming problems. They learn to work in project teams, in which they design, develop, and test larger-scale applications. After gaining programming and problem solving skills, students experience real-world work environments by participating in our third-year work placement program.

The CPA program is a three-year program in which students learn a wide variety of skills, ranging from basic programming practices, problem solving, software design, and application development. Students learn many programming languages, including C#, C++, PHP, mySQL, JavaScript, and Java, and are taught the skills to learn other new languages. Over the duration of the program students will learn to write programs for desktop, web, mobile, and mainframe platforms. We are one of a handful of colleges in North America offering mainframe courses in COBOL, CICS, JCL and TSO.
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