|The core of the program is designed to provide an understanding of the principles and fundamental interactions of classical and quantum physics as well as many applications of these principles in technology and everyday life. A Concentration in Applied Optics and Laser Technology is offered with Niagara College to fulfill the demand from the fibre optics and telecommunications industry for graduates with knowledge and technical skills in photonics; opto-electronic devices; and laser, thin-film, and high-vacuum technologies.
The Physics Co-op program combines academic and work terms over a four and one-half year period. Students spend two years in an academic setting, where they acquire the necessary background prior to taking the first work placement.
|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*
|73 to 76
|These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Ontario secondary school students must have a minimum of six 4U or 4M courses and have completed the OSSD to be considered for admission (or equivalent). Strongly recommended subject: ENG4U. Applicants with 65-69% in SCH4U will be considered for admission, but will be required to pass a chemistry proficiency test or complete Introductory Chemistry (CHEM 1P00) prior to enrolling in CHEM 1F92.
- Grade12 Advanced Functions or Grade12 Calculus and Vectors
- Grade12 Chemistry
- 2 of Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Earth and Space Science or Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Mathematics
* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.