For purposes of meeting program requirements, all nine-credit general education (foundation) courses will count as six credits towards the major or minor.
All approved general education courses may count for general education credits; some may count for major credits; none may count as both.
Students prior to entering ITEC are required to have completed one 4U mathematics course or the equivalent with in the last five years.
General prerequisites for all 3000 level or above courses: students must have successfully completed all 1000 and 2000 level required courses in information technology, mathematics and writing required for their program option before taking courses in information technology at the 3000 or 4000 level.
Program note: students combining a Honours ITEC major with a second major or minor are not required to complete a stream.
The Honours Minor BA program described may be combined with any approved Honours BA program that offers a major/minor option in the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, or Science, the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, or the Lassonde School of Engineering. For further details on requirements, refer to the listings for specific Honours programs that may be pursued jointly with other Faculties. Refer to Programs of Study.
Note: in a major/minor program, a course may count only once toward major credit or minor credit.
Minor credits: 33 credits including:
(i) 21 credits consisting of:
- AP/ITEC 1000 3.00 Introduction to Information Technologies;
- AP/ITEC 1010 3.00 Information and Organizations;
- AP/ITEC 1620 3.00 Object-based Programming;
- AP/ITEC 2600 3.00 Introduction to Analytical Programming;
- AP/ITEC 3010 3.00 Systems Analysis and Design;
- AP/ITEC 3210 3.00 Applied Data Communications and Networks;
- AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 Using and Designing Database Systems;
(ii) 12 credits chosen from other ITEC courses.
Or any course from any of the existing BA ITEC streams.
Credits outside the minor: SC/MATH 2565 3.00 (Introduction to Applied Statistics) or equivalent.