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Computer Information Systems: Bachelor Degree

  • Fall

Study Options
  • Co-Op
  • Location
    Kelowna Campus (Full Time), Vernon and Penticton (limited course offerings)
  • Campuses


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    City of Vernon
  • Length
    Four Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $5000 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1850 per year
  • Credential Granted
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • University Course Transfer

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

Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted starting on November 1 for entry to the following Fall semester, January 16 for the following Winter semester, and February 1 for the following Summer semester. Early application is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $30

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • high school graduation
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old and out of high school for at least one year)

2. English

One of:

3. Math

One of:

  • Pre-Calculus 11 (67%)
  • Pre-Calculus 12 (60%)
  • Foundations of Math 11 (67%)
  • Principles of Math 11 (67%)
  • Principles of Math 12 (60%)
  • Applications of Math 11 (67%)
  • Foundations of Math 12 (67%)
  • Applications of Math 12 (67%)
  • MATH 011 (67%)
  • MATH 012 (60%)
  • MATH 084 and 085 (67%)
  • MATH 120 (60%) 
  • IALG 011 (67%)
  • Okanagan College Mathematics 11 Proficiency Test (70%)
  • Okanagan College Mathematics 12 Proficiency Test (70%)


  • attend an orientation
  • keyboard speed of at least 20 words per minute is strongly recommended

Admission Advice  

1. It is strongly advised that you have access to a personal computer at home with Internet access, both with adequate resources for this level of study. You may consult the Computer Science Department for hardware and software specifications.

2. Students who have completed OC's Computer Information Systems Diploma, Network and Telecommunications Engineering Technology Diploma, or a similar program of studies may enter directly into the third year of the degree program.


2) Institution Admission Requirements

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

English Language Requirements


If English is not your first language, you must submit one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based), or 79 (internet based)
  • An academic IELTS overall band score of 6.5
  • A Okanagan College English Language Assessment (OCELA) of level 4
  • 70% in each of  EAPD 040, EAPW 040 and EAPR 040 for admission to a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
  • 60% in each of EAPD 040, EAPW 040 and EAPR 040 for admission to Arts, Science, Business Administration Diploma, Commercial Aviation, Advanced Culinary Arts, Computer Information Systems, and Engineering Technology programs
  • 70% in English 12 or equivalent for Business programs
  • 60% in English 12 or equivalent for Arts, Science, Engineering Technology, and most diploma programs
  • 50% in an English literature or composition course at a recognized university or college in Canada
  • Level 5 on the Language Proficiency Index for Business, or Level 4 for Arts, Science, technology and most diploma programs
  • A degree or diploma from an accredited institution where English is the language of instruction  

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.


For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here

Mature Student

For details on Mature Student admission check here.


International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

For details on Unclassified Student and Visiting Student admission check here.

How to Apply

For details on applying to Okanagan College check the Become a Student site here.