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Bachelor of Computer Science (Mobile Computing) (Honours)
Bachelor of Computer Science (Mobile Computing) (Honours)

Bachelor of Computer Science (Mobile Computing) (Honours)

  • ID:SC010069
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements:

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • ​English, Grade 12
  • Math, Grade 12 (U) (Any Grade 12 mathematics


  • ​Any grade 12 science (U or M), or Grade 12 Computer Science (ICS4U) or Grade 12 Computer Engineering Technology (U or M) and
  • Three other Grade 12 subjects (U or M); and
  • Minimum 65% overall average.


  • Two semesters of postsecondary education including required courses with a minimum 65% overall average.

English requirements:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), 88 (21L,W,S,R) iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) or 570 Paper-based

  • TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition**, 88 (21L,W,S,R)

  • iTEP Academic**, 3.9

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Module, 6.5 – Overall Band Score with no Band below 6.0

  • PTE A (Pearson Test of English Academic), 60 – Overall Minimum Score (57L,W,S,R)

  • FCE (Cambridge English: First), 176 – Cambridge English Scale or FCE A

  • CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced), 180 – Cambridge English Scale or CAE C

  • CPE (Cambridge English: Proficiency), 200 – Cambridge English Scale or CPE C

  • Sheridan EAP (English for Academic Purposes), 75%

  • Sheridan EPA (English Proficiency Assessment), 4.5 – Listening Band 4.5 – Reading Combined Band CLB 8 - Writing

Other requirements:

  • Applicant Selection

  • Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses). Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

  • Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

  • Sheridan is pleased to provide an Entrance Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program

Course Information

This program is for students interested in being at the forefront of computer science innovation.

The new computer science: mobile computing

Throughout your educational career, you'll be presented with many opportunities to develop software, design next-generation mobile applications, implement pervasive information systems and analyze and plan wireless networks. This program fosters an entrepreneurial spirit that embraces the mobile movement and is poised to prepare tomorrow's leaders in the new age of mobility.

Prepare for your career

Industry collaboration through internships and undergraduate research provides you with a variety of exciting job opportunities in this rapidly growing field. This program offers eight academic semesters with three co-op semesters for up to 12 months of industry experience upon graduation. You'll be well prepared to start your career or continue your studies in graduate programs.

Combine theory with practice

Balancing theory and practice, this program offers an exceptional education in mobile computing, app development, software engineering and wireless technologies. With a degree in mobile computing you'll receive preparation to become a well-rounded, job-ready graduate. Pursue a Capstone Project or a Thesis for maximum flexibility and future career options.

What you'll learn

Sheridan’s Mobile Computing degree program offers diverse courses in computer science, software engineering, mobile development and wireless networking. You’ll cover fundamental areas of computer science such as operating systems and computer architecture as well as advanced topics like artificial intelligence and theory of computation.

You’ll also learn to develop programs in many programming languages like C#, C++, Java, Swift, Python, JavaScript and others using industry-grade frameworks and tools.

You’ll take dedicated courses in software design and software engineering that inform the software development process. Specialized courses in mobile computing and wireless networking make this program unique, and ensure that you’ll be able to create advanced mobile applications that leverage cognitive computing, the cloud and the Internet of Things.

You'll also have the opportunity to engage in applied research at Sheridan's Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI) during your academic semesters and co-op work terms. CMI is one of our cornerstone research centres. It uses leading mobile and related technologies to create innovative solutions to health-care problems.

Learning Outcomes

Core Computer Science

  • Determine solutions using problem solving principles, logic and systematic methodologies.

  • Evaluate the architecture and principles of operation of computer systems and networks.

  • Synthesize principles and theories of computer science and software engineering for application to different computing paradigms.

  • Design and develop software systems for various application domains.

  • Design and develop secure enterprise-grade information systems.

  • Manage the development of software systems through a variety of development processes and methodologies.

  • Design effective user interfaces using human computer interaction principles.

  • Synthesize new knowledge in the field of computer science by using appropriate research methodologies.

Mobile Application Development

  • Apply the fundamental design paradigms and technologies to mobile computing applications.

  • Develop consumer and enterprise mobile applications using representative mobile devices and platforms using modern development methodologies.

  • Design effective mobile interfaces using human computer interaction principles.

  • Evaluate the role of mobile applications in software intensive systems.

  • Evaluate the usability of representative mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

  • Appraise the quality and performance of mobile applications.

  • Assess and implement security principles in mobile applications.

  • Synthesize new knowledge in the area of mobile computing by using appropriate research methodologies and techniques.

Wireless Networks

  • Assess the capabilities of next-generation networks and the role of wireless technologies in network design and operation.

  • Evaluate network protocols, routing algorithms, connectivity methods and characteristics.

  • Evaluate wireless network topologies, wireless connectivity and characteristics, and the impact of wireless networks on security and Internet communications.

  • Select appropriate wireless technologies in commercial and enterprise applications.

Professional and Social Conduct, Behaviours and Attitudes

  • Identify the skills and business practices of successful entrepreneurs needed to assess and seize business opportunities, set up a business, and manage its growth.

  • Exhibit effective collaboration when working in multidisciplinary teams.

  • Integrate knowledge of ethical and legal frameworks with effective business practices.

  • Apply project planning principles and processes in order to enhance business competitiveness.

  • Exhibit professional attitudes and behaviours including meeting project due dates and meeting client needs.

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Semester 1


  • PROG 10004, Programming Principles, 6

  • SYST 10082, Operating Systems Fundamentals, 3

  • MATH 10025, Mathematics for Computing, 3

  • TELE 10025, Edge to Core: Network Foundations, 3

  • ENGL 17889GD, Composition and Rhetoric, 3

  • TOTAL:, 18

Semester 2


  • INFO 10229, Mobile Computing, 3

  • PROG 10065, Interactive Application Development, 4

  • DBAS 20146, Database Modeling, 3

  • MATH 11044, Linear Algebra, 3

  • , Breadth Elective, 3

  • TOTAL:, 16

Semester 3


  • PROG 20082, Mobile Device Application Principles, 4

  • PROG 24310, Programming Languages, 3

  • INFO 16206, Scripting and Web Languages, 3

  • SYST 19207, Computer Architecture, 3

  • TELE 21895, Network Engineering, 3

  • , Breadth Elective, 3

  • TOTAL:, 19

Semester 4


  • PROG 20261, Mobile Web Application Development, 3

  • PROG 23672, Data Structures and Algorithms, 4

  • PROG 27545, Web Application Design and Implementation, 3

  • INFO 23431, Introduction to Information Systems Security, 3

  • TELE 25892, Wireless Network Principles, 3

  • , Breadth Elective, 3

  • TOTAL:, 19

Semester 5


  • PROG 31975, Advanced Mobile Application Development, 4

  • SYST 30102, Operating Systems Analysis & Design, 3

  • PROG 30000, Enterprise Software Systems, 3

  • SYST 30049, Software Design, 3

  • MATH 37198, Statistics for Data Science, 3

  • , Breadth Elective, 3

  • TOTAL:, 19

Semester 6


  • PROG 34104, Distributed Mobility, 3

  • INFO 47546, Theory of Computation, 3

  • INFO 31179, Human Computer Interaction, 3

  • SYST 30025, Software Engineering, 4

  • , Breadth Elective, 3

  • Professional Electives, ,

  • TELE 25436, Advanced Wireless Networks , 3

  • MATH 29599 , Calculus, 3

  • INFO 47035, Entrepreneurship, 3

  • TOTAL:, 19

Semester 7


  • PROG 48031, Cognitive Computing, 3

  • INFO 40975, Artificial Intelligence, 3

  • , Breadth Elective, 3

  • Project Stream, ,

  • INFO 49635, CS Capstone Research Inception, 4

  • Thesis Stream, ,

  • INFO 40740, CS Thesis Inception, 4

  • Professional Electives, ,

  • SYST 44998, Wireless Security, 3

  • INFO 48874, Simulation and Visualization, 3

  • PROG 49635, 3D Graphics and Gamification, 3

  • TOTAL:, 16

Semester 8


  • PROG 49332, Ubiquitous Computing, 3

  • SYST 48557, Quality Assurance and Software Testing, 3

  • , Breadth Electives, 3

  • Project Stream, ,

  • INFO 45828, CS Capstone Project, 4

  • Thesis Stream, ,

  • INFO 43630, CS Thesis, 4

  • Professional Electives, ,

  • TELE 42000, Virtualization and Software Defined Networking, 3

  • INFO 49535, The Business and Culture of Wireless, 3

  • DBAS 40551, Business Intelligence and Data Mining, 3

  • PROG 46122, Computing in Augmented Reality, 3

  • TOTAL:, 19

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates may find employment in the following areas: software engineering, advanced mobile application development, web development, quality assurance, system analysis and Networking.

Here are some jobs you might find:

  • Mobile Application Developer

  • AR/VR Developer

  • Web Application Developer

  • Software Developer

  • Computer System Analyst

  • Database Analyst

  • Software Engineering Developer

  • Wireless Network Design Specialist

  • Software/Application Architect

  • System Engineering Developer

  • Software Designer

  • Quality Assurance Specialist

  • Software Tester

  • Network Administrator

  • Network Security Officer

  • Wireless Network Security Consultant

  • Information Systems Manager

  • Information Technology consultant

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Health and Dental Plan - International: 580CAD/ per year

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