Conestoga College

IT Innovation and Design

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Waterloo
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Field of Study:Information Technology
Description:Profound changes to the world of computer applications have created the need for a new kind of software development professional. As a result of explosive growth in the use of mobile devices, a growing appetite for consumer applications across all demographics, and emerging digital technologies, there is a need for entrepreneurial savvy within Canadian companies to effectively compete globally. This demands computer professionals with skills in graphic design, content creation, User Experience (UX), software development, marketing, and business models in order to design and market new and competitive software applications. The optional co-op stream includes four consecutive four-month work terms.

For more information, please contact the Program Coordinator at itprograms@conestogac.on.ca.
URL:IT Innovation and Design at Conestoga College
Length:3 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older with mature student status, Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270), and Grade 12 Mathematics, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Mathematics (MATH1375).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum overall weighted average of 3.5 (75%) in Year 1 with a maximum one dropped or failed course during the first year.

    * 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.

    Modified on December 29, 2018