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Information Technology: Bachelor of Science Degree (BSIT)


Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Program Start Date
    August, January, May
  • Campuses
    Vancouver

    Resources

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    4 years
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    $24,000
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1,200 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Learning Method Options
    Face-to-Face

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out FDU's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University is on rolling admissions and accepts applications for admission throughout the year as space permits. 
  • High school students who are in Grade 12 can apply for early admission in January for Fall classes start. Please include a copy of your Grade 12 interim results with your on-line application


Application Fee: $125

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade)

1. High school graduation or equivalent
2. English 12 (B-) or, English 12 First Peoples (B-)
3. Foundations of Math 12 (B-) or, Principles of Mathematics 12 (B-) or, Pre-Calculus 12 (B-)
3. Three other approved Grade 12 courses (Two should be from Group A, B)* (B-)
4. Grade 11 Required Courses: English 11, Math 11, a language 11, a science 11 and a social science 11 


*Approved Grade 12 courses: 

Group

Approved Grade 12 courses

A

BC First Nations Studies 12, Calculus 12, Comparative Civilization 12, Economics 12, English Literature 12, Foundations of Math 12*, French 12 or français langue seconde 12, History 12, Law 12, Philosophy 12 (must be 4 credits), Pre-Calculus 12* , Social Justice 12, Sustainable Resources 12.*Pre-Calculus or Foundation of Math will be used for admission, not both

B

Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Geography 12, Geology 12, Physics 12

C

Any Language 12 courses; First Nations Language Courses

D

Accounting 12, Business Information Management 12, Marketing 12, Psychology 12, Entrepreneurship 12, Financial Accounting 12, International Studies 12, Information Technology 12

E

Music, Performing or Visual Arts 12 courses

 

Non-Academic
  • Two letters of recommendation are required 

Admission Advice 

1. If you are currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary school one of the letters of recommendation must be written by a teacher/instructor or counselor. If you have been out of school for several years a recommendation from an employer may be substituted. All letters of recommendation should be written on letterhead stationery and submitted to the Admissions Office either directly by your reference or in sealed envelopes.

2. If you have been enrolled in an academic program at a regional accredited college or university for at least two years on a full-time basis there is no need to submit secondary school transcripts. However, you will need to submit college or university transcripts.

3. Additional information can be found on the Fairleigh Dickinson University website

 


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy FDU's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

An applicant whose native language is not English is required to meet the University's English Language Requirements.

For undergraduate degree programs, applicants whose first language is not English or those who have not completed two years of high school, college or university in English must meet one of the following minimum scores:

  • TOEFL PBT: 550 or higher
  • TOEFL CBT: 230 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT: 79
  • IELTS: 6.0 overall band score
  • SAT (Critical Reading):  420
  • CAE: C
  • FCE: B
  • STEP Eiken: Grade 1
  • MELAB: 77
  • CAE:L 65
  • CanTEST: 4.0
Verify with the institution directly


Exemptions 

  • Students from Canada, Bermuda, the Bahamas, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand do not need to submit test scores.
  • An applicant who has previously attended a high school, college or university in Canada or the United States for more than two years and have earned passing grades in English courses may be exempt from an English proficiency exam.
  • Check for more exemptions here

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

General Admission requirements for all students is available here

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

Admission requirements for BC Secondary School Graduates are found here.

Out-of-Province

Admission requirements for Out-of-Province Secondary School Graduates are found here.

BC Transfer Student

Admission requirements for BC Transfer Students are found here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Admission requirements for Out-of-Province Transfer Students are found here.

Mature Student

If you are a mature student and would like to enquire about admissions, please contact the University's Vancouver campus: vancouver@fdu.edu

International Student

  • Entrance requirements for International Students are found here.
  • International students with transfer credit for studies from outside of Canada should view the information here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

For information on How to Apply as a Canadian student check here.

For information on How to Apply as an International student check here.

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