The Computer Science Co-op program at Cégep Heritage College is a three-year, career program designed to train students to become information systems professionals in business, industry and the public sector. 

The objective of the Computer Science program is train the student to become an entry-level programmer/analyst who is able to develop, implement and maintain information systems in stand-alone and networked (including web-based) environments on a range of current platforms using modern tools and technologies. A strong academic and practical curriculum encourages lifelong learning.

Computer Science offers both first and second year co-op placements during the Summer work term. Third year students may also be available to work one day per week during the Fall and Winter work terms.

Students who participate in a co-op work term are able to work with a variety of languages, tools, techniques, and environments.

Student skills and competencies

First-year student skill set

  • Java
  • JavaScript and JavaScript libraries (jQuery and Dojo), HTML, CSS
  • Windows 7, Windows 10, Linux, Windows batch scripting, shell scripting
  • Hardware/software installation/troubleshooting and Network setup and troubleshooting
  • Responsive web site design
  • Microsoft Office

Additional skills of second year students

  • C#.NET using Visual Studio
  • PHP
  • Node.js
  • Python
  • Oracle SQL & PL/SQL
  • SQL Server
  • Agile development environment using Team Foundation Server
  • Object Oriented Design
  • User Interface design

For more information about this program, consult the program profile for Computer Science. 


Questions? Contact us

Celina Fleury-Gow

(819) 778-2270 ext.2804

cfleury@cegep-heritage.qc.ca