|Field of Study:||Engineering Technology, General
|Description:||Student success is a basic philosophy at Conestoga College. We believe in delivering programming that will meet your needs while providing you with the best possible opportunity to attain your educational and career goals. This program provides an alternative pathway to popular School of Engineering Technology programs. This program has been designed with student success in mind. It increases academic readiness, guarantees entry into a specified Engineering Technology program and results in a slightly lighter course load while in the Engineering Technology program.
The curriculum is designed to provide a balanced education in applied mathematics, physics, and an introduction to technology with courses in communication, personal success and general education. As a student in this program, you will have the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare you for the challenges of higher education in the technology field. In addition, this program includes one course each semester from a specified Engineering Technology program or a combination of Engineering disciplines. These hands-on courses provide the student with an opportunity to learn more about the Engineering Technology program they are interested in.
Graduates of this one-year program are guaranteed entry into the next first year intake of a specified Engineering Technology program provided they have has simultaneously applied through OCAS, earned all credits and have achieved a minimum program average of 65%, including a minimum 65% average of both math courses. Credit is given for courses taken during the Technology Foundations program that are in the program design of the Engineering Technology program. This results in a slightly lighter course load while in the Engineering Technology program.