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Electronic Systems Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering) (Co-op)

Credential:
Bachelor of Engineering
College Code:
CONS
School:
Engineering & Information Technology
Program Code:
1094C
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
CA
Academic Year:
2015 / 2016

About the Program

The Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE) program is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) allowing students to start on the path to becoming a professional engineer. It is a unique project-based co-op program that allows students to apply the high level of theory they learn to interesting, real-world projects. It is geared to motivated individuals looking for challenging careers in the dynamic and fast-paced world of digital and analog electronics, embedded systems, software, and communications.

Program Information

Length: Four-year Academic Co-operative Bachelor's degree program
Location: Cambridge (Fountain Street)
Start: Mid-August
First-Year Capacity: 30

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Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Tuition & Fees

Tuition fee details for the 2015-2016 year are listed below. Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.

Domestic Fees

Estimated fees based upon the previous academic year (2014 / 2015) for Electronic Systems Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering) (Co-op) - Program # 1094c

Cambridge - Fall 2015 Level 1 & 2
Description Fall 2015 Winter 2016
Student Priority Fee $49.00 $49.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.15 $68.15
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.55 $27.55
Administration Fee $25.05 $25.05
Technology Enhancement Fee $126.40 $126.40
Program Services Fee $262.50 $262.50
CSI Capital Development Fee $55.60 $66.50
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $3400.00 $3400.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $285.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50
Session Total $4426.31 $4152.21

Year Total $8578.52

Cambridge - Fall 2015 Level 4 & 5 & 6
Description Fall 2015 Winter 2016 Spring 2016-Coop
Student Priority Fee $49.00 $49.00 $0.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.15 $68.15 $0.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.55 $27.55 $0.00
Administration Fee $25.05 $25.05 $0.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $126.40 $126.40 $0.00
Program Services Fee $262.50 $262.50 $0.00
CSI Capital Development Fee $55.60 $66.50 $0.00
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00 $0.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56 $0.00
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $3400.00 $3400.00 $0.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $285.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50 $0.00
Session Total $4426.31 $4152.21 $0.00

Year Total $8578.52

Cambridge - Fall 2015 Level 7 & 8 & 9
Description Fall 2015 Winter 2016-Coop Spring 2016
Student Priority Fee $49.00 $0.00 $49.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.15 $0.00 $68.15
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.55 $0.00 $27.55
Administration Fee $25.05 $0.00 $25.05
Technology Enhancement Fee $126.40 $0.00 $126.40
Program Services Fee $262.50 $0.00 $262.50
Full time Degree Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
CSI Capital Development Fee $55.60 $0.00 $66.50
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $0.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $0.00 $4.56
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $3400.00 $0.00 $3400.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $285.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $0.00 $12.50
Session Total $4426.31 $0.00 $4152.21

Year Total $8578.52

Cambridge - Fall 2015 Level 10 & 11 & 12
Description Fall 2015-Coop Winter 2016 Spring 2016
Student Priority Fee $0.00 $49.00 $49.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $0.00 $68.15 $68.15
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $0.00 $27.55 $27.55
Administration Fee $0.00 $25.05 $25.05
Technology Enhancement Fee $0.00 $126.40 $126.40
Program Services Fee $0.00 $262.50 $262.50
Full time Degree Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
CSI Capital Development Fee $0.00 $66.50 $66.50
CSI Association Fee $0.00 $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $0.00 $4.56 $4.56
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $0.00 $3400.00 $3400.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $285.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $0.00 $12.50 $12.50
Session Total $285.00 $4152.21 $4152.21

Year Total $8589.42


International Fees

Estimated International fees based upon the previous academic year (2014 / 2015) for
Electronic Systems Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering) (Co-op) - Program # 1094c


Cambridge - Fall 2015 Level 1 & 2
Description Fall 2015 Winter 2016
International Program Tuition $6500.00 $6500.00
Student Priority Fee $49.00 $49.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.15 $68.15
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.55 $27.55
Administration Fee $25.05 $25.05
Technology Enhancement Fee $126.40 $126.40
Program Services Fee $262.50 $262.50
CSI Capital Development Fee $55.60 $66.50
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56
ISR $375.00 $375.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50
Session Total $8166.31 $7627.21

Year Total $15793.52


Cambridge - Fall 2015 Level 4 & 5 & 6
Description Fall 2015 Winter 2016 Spring 2016-Coop
International Program Tuition $6500.00 $6500.00 $0.00
Student Priority Fee $49.00 $49.00 $0.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.15 $68.15 $0.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.55 $27.55 $0.00
Administration Fee $25.05 $25.05 $0.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $126.40 $126.40 $0.00
Program Services Fee $262.50 $262.50 $0.00
CSI Capital Development Fee $55.60 $66.50 $0.00
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00 $0.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56 $0.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00 $0.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50 $0.00
Session Total $8166.31 $7627.21 $0.00

Year Total $15793.52


Cambridge - Fall 2015 Level 7 & 8 & 9
Description Fall 2015 Winter 2016-Coop Spring 2016
International Program Tuition $6500.00 $0.00 $6500.00
Student Priority Fee $49.00 $0.00 $49.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.15 $0.00 $68.15
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.55 $0.00 $27.55
Administration Fee $25.05 $0.00 $25.05
Technology Enhancement Fee $126.40 $0.00 $126.40
Program Services Fee $262.50 $0.00 $262.50
CSI Capital Development Fee $55.60 $0.00 $66.50
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $0.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $0.00 $4.56
ISR $375.00 $0.00 $375.00
International Health Insurance $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $0.00 $12.50
Session Total $8166.31 $0.00 $7627.21

Year Total $15793.52


Cambridge - Fall 2015 Level 10 & 11 & 12
Description Fall 2015-Coop Winter 2016 Spring 2016
International Program Tuition $0.00 $6500.00 $6500.00
Student Priority Fee $0.00 $49.00 $49.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $0.00 $68.15 $68.15
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $0.00 $27.55 $27.55
Administration Fee $0.00 $25.05 $25.05
Technology Enhancement Fee $0.00 $126.40 $126.40
Program Services Fee $0.00 $262.50 $262.50
CSI Capital Development Fee $0.00 $66.50 $66.50
CSI Association Fee $0.00 $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $0.00 $4.56 $4.56
ISR $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
International Health Insurance $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $0.00 $12.50 $12.50
Session Total $550.00 $7252.21 $7252.21

Year Total $15054.42

Financial Assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website.

For more information, please visit Financial Services/Awards.

Co-op Information

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates will fill a variety of positions in the workplace, such as engineering and managerial functions in testing and software design, embedded systems design, network design and wireless networks.

100% of 2013-2014 graduates found employment within 6 months of graduation.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Pathways & Credit Transfer

Conestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions. View the transfer agreement opportunities for this program.

Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Conestoga recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that have been acquired through employment, formal and informal education, non-formal learning or other life experiences. Prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level and meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses. Challenge exams and portfolio development are the primary methods of assessment. Other methods of assessment may be available depending upon the nature of the course objectives. Successful completion of the assessment results in an official course credit that will be recorded on the student's Conestoga transcript. PLAR cannot be used by registered Conestoga students for the clearance of academic deficiencies, to improve grades or to obtain admission into a program.

Learn more about PLAR.

Program Courses

Course Details
Course Code Course Title and Description
Level 1
EECE71345 Introduction to Engineering Projects

Description: An introduction to the engineering profession, engineering practice and the processes and skills required in the electronics industry. Topics in this course include: engineering analysis, investigation, and design, health and safety standards, principles and methods of soldering, design and manufacturing techniques for printed circuit boards, design and manufacturing techniques for electro-mechanical systems, principles and manufacturing techniques of electronic enclosures, engineering drawing principles, production of engineering drawings.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELEC71170 Electrical Foundations

Description: The development of foundation knowledge and skills in electrical theories, and circuit analysis with passive components under direct current (DC) conditions.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

FND71025 Foundation Module

Description: The Foundation Module is a two-week preparatory session designed to ensure all students possess the required fundamental skills to be successful within the program. This module provides the first exposure to Project Based Learning, and to learning through alternatives to traditional teaching practices.
Hours: 45
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH71620 Math I

Description: Topics covered in this course include: functions, trigonometric functions, graphing, limits and continuity, linear systems of equations and matrices, matrix algebra, determinants, vector geometry and arithmetic, differentiation, derivative formulae, differentiation rules, applications of derivatives, complex numbers.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

PHYS71105 Physics I

Description: This course covers fundamental principles of physics relating to electricity, magnetism and light. The concepts of measurement precision and accuracy, and the correct application of units of measurement and significant digits in calculations is emphasized.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

PROG71985 Programming Principles

Description: This course introduces software design and implementation using the C language. Topics include: algorithm design, modular code design, programming style, functions, arrays, pointers strings, data structures, and file I/O. An emphasis will be placed on proper design to produce maintainable software.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

SOC71045 Science, Technology and Society

Description: This theme-based course aims to provide an understanding of the historical, social, economic and political context within which scientific and technological advancement takes place. Innovation is a social product, often an expression of current ideas or a response to a social need. Conversely, technological and scientific innovation can transform the structure of society, its value system, and institutions. Through a series of lectures and student-centered activities, this course will assess the impact, benefits, consequences and implications of the inter-relationship between science, technology and society.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

SOC71500 Group Dynamics

Description: This course will focus on comprehensive theoretical understanding of group process, personal skill development and application through intensive team work. These skills are of critical importance in both professional and social settings. Through guided exploration and application of theoretical paradigms and practical strategies, students will achieve the necessary skills to succeed in and lead effective teams. The course consists in an intensive experiential approach ? learning by doing ? enabling participants to become effective, practiced team members with experience applying skills necessary for leadership, analysis and evaluation, problem solving, and conflict management. Individual and team activities enhance participants' skills to work with a variety of personalities in diverse situations, and to effectively assume various professional roles within a team.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 2
EECE71355 Engineering Project II

Description: The design, implementation and evaluation of projects that integrate the fundamental knowledge and skills learned this semester. Appropriate problem solving, communication and time management skills are emphasized.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

EECE71425 Digital Systems

Description: An introduction to digital logic concepts, circuits and microprocessor systems. Starting with the design, construction and troubleshooting of combinational and sequential logic circuits, the course progresses to the architecture, capabilities and programming of microprocessors. Various computational and control problems are solved using a combination of hardware and software solutions.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

ELCN71100 Electronic Foundations

Description: This course introduces basic electronic devices and circuits. Topics include: device characteristics and modeling; principles of device operations and their applications in building electronic circuits; and analysis of a variety of basic practical circuits.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: ELEC71170, PHYS71105
CoRequisites:

ENGL71200 Scientific and Technical Communications

Description: Documents that are written for scientific or technical purposes are written in a very precise and specific way that does not permit variations in interpretation. This course will prepare students to communicate scientific and technical information concisely and accurately using appropriate formats and graphic support. Students will study technical communication theory/ practice and apply the knowledge to creating, critiquing, and presenting technical documents. An oral presentation will emphasize the clear and concise communication of technical details and the use of appropriate visual support for technical information.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH71630 Math II

Description: Topics covered in this course include: anti-derivatives, definite integration, indefinite integration, techniques of integration, integration of polynomials, integration by parts, trigonometric substitution, partial fractions, applications of integration, numerical integration, sequences and series, power series, periodic series, and properties of matrices.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MATH71620
CoRequisites:

PHYS71165 Physics II

Description: This course extends the content covered in Physics I to include principles of alternating current, and introduces fundamental principles of mechanics.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: PHYS71105
CoRequisites:

Level 3
CDEV71050 Co-op and Career Preparation

Description: This mandatory course prepares degree-level students for job searching for their co-op work terms and for post-graduate careers. Students will reflect on their skills, attitudes, and expectations and evaluate and interpret available opportunities in the workplace. Self-marketing techniques using resumes, cover letters, cold-calls, and interviewing will be learned and students will learn the expectations, rules, and regulations that apply in the workplace with regards to social, organizational, ethical, and safety issues while developing an awareness of self-reflective practice that will be required during co-op work term reporting.
Hours: 16
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

EECE72405 Engineering Project III

Description: The design, implementation and evaluation of several individual and group projects that integrate the fundamental telecommunications knowledge and skills learned this semester. Appropriate problem solving, communication and time management skills are emphasized.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

EECE72435 Telecommunications and Signal Processing

Description: An introduction to modern telecommunications and the techniques used to condition information for its optimal transmission in both analog and digital formats. Topics include the electromagnetic spectrum, basic components of communication systems, and both analog and digital modulation and demodulation techniques.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites: MATH72300

EECE73230 Digital Design

Description: This course covers the design and modelling of digital hardware systems using a hardware description language. Topics include: digital circuit design, logic synthesis and verification, the electronic properties of logic gates, electrical interfacing between logic families.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: EECE71425
CoRequisites:

ELCN72015 Electronics II

Description: This course covers the analysis and design of transistor circuits. After introducing the FET as a device, the course considers a number of basic radio transmission and reception circuits and includes several labs with the devices and circuits under consideration. Topics include: FET model, construction, principles, biasing and circuits; radio communications circuits such as amplifiers, oscillators, mixer and modulators; amplifier frequency response.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: ELCN71100, PHYS71165
CoRequisites: MATH72300

MATH72300 Math III

Description: Major areas of study are differential equations, a continuation of linear algebra, and an introduction to multivariable analysis. Topics include: solutions to ordinary differential equations of first and higher orders, vector spaces, linear transforms, linear systems, multivariable functions, partial derivatives, gradient vectors, and line integrals.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MATH71630
CoRequisites:

MGMT72000 Project Management and Methods

Description: Management of large scale projects is both a science and art. Engineering projects are typically complex, are comprised of many tasks/components and involve a cross-section of different functional teams. In industry, one of the biggest challenges is to ensure product development or implementation is on time and within the original project parameters. One key success factor for managers is to be able to organize, lead and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the structure, functions and operations of projects. A significant emphasis will be on problem solving and teamwork skills while also providing practical training on the software tools and project planning processes/techniques. Key topics include goal setting, identifying dependency relationships, outlining resources required, concurrent activity management, decision theory, monitoring and controlling of progress to result in the successful completion of projects. Overall, this course helps prepare students how best to work as a productive member of a team.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

PROG72365 Data Structures and Algorithms

Description: This course emphasizes problem solving and software design that make use of efficient and effective data organization. Essential advanced data structures are discussed, analysed, and implemented. Algorithms for sorting, searching, and other applications are studied and implemented. Efficiencies and costs of selected algorithms are evaluated.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: PROG71985
CoRequisites:

Level 4
BUS72060 Business Foundations

Description: This course introduces the fundamentals of business organizations, the basics of time value of money, financial and cost accounting, and process and operations management. This background will be coupled with two equally important areas of business which are marketing and management in order to produce a well balanced business foundation learning outcome for engineers.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

EECE72395 Embedded Systems Hardware

Description: This course covers the design and implementation of a microcontroller-based embedded target system. The circuit design, fabrication, assembly and testing of a multi-layer printed wiring board assembly for a specified embedded control and communication application is studied.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: EECE71425, ELCN72015
CoRequisites:

EECE72425 Digital Signal Processing

Description: This course covers the description, analysis, design and realization of discrete-time systems. Topics include: discrete signals, sampling and aliasing, quantization, discrete correlation and convolution, the discrete Fourier transform, the Z-transform, and the bilinear transform. These mathematical tools are applied to the analysis and design of Finite Impulse Response (FIR) and Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) filters which are then implemented as computer programs.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: EECE72435, MATH72300
CoRequisites:

EECE72545 Engineering Project IV

Description: The design, implementation and evaluation of individual and group projects that integrate the fundamental technical knowledge and skills learned in previous semesters with the embedded system, control system, signal processing and software concepts learned this semester. Appropriate problem solving, communication and time management skills are emphasized.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

INFO72220 Operating Systems

Description: This course performs an in-depth study of the organization of operating systems for various computer platforms. Aspects covered include process scheduling, process synchronization, multi-process computation, deadlock avoidance, and file system organization and integrity.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: PROG72365
CoRequisites:

SENG72005 Embedded Systems Software

Description: This course covers the design, programming and testing of software for embedded systems. The implementation of software for low-level device interfacing and real-time control in a microcontroller environment is examined.
Hours: 75
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites: EECE71425, PROG72365
CoRequisites:

Level 5
COOP73130 Co-op Work Term I (ESE)

Description: This course will provide students with college-approved work experience in the telecommunications industry. The students are able to apply knowledge and skills learned in Year II of the Integrated Telecommunication and Computer Technologies program.
Generic skills they have studied up to this point include the understanding of teamwork skills and individual accountability, conflict resolution techniques, effective verbal and written communication, and the fundamentals of engineering ethics.
This course will increase the student's understanding of real-life employer expectations with regards to attitudinal, practical, and academic skills required to gain employment and enhance self-marketing skills. In addition to these employability skills, the student will also have an opportunity to apply technical knowledge from the prior semesters of study to real life situations. These essential employability and technical skills areas will be improved during the work term while the student responsibly performs the duties as defined in the job description, in accordance with course and program outcomes.
Student development will be evaluated during and at the conclusion of the work experience.
Hours: 420
Credits: 14
Pre-Requisites: CDEV1020 or CDEV71050
CoRequisites:

Level 6
CHEM72000 Chemistry

Description: This course provides students with the opportunity to perform a number of chemistry experiments increasing their practical knowledge, investigation skills, chemical processes in industrial settings and safety awareness. Topics covered may include: chemical reactions, acids and bases, Newton's Law of Cooling, reduction and oxidation, polymerization and synthesis of acetylene.
Hours: 60
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

EECE73205 Engineering Project V

Description: The design, implementation and evaluation of individual and group projects that integrate the fundamental technical knowledge and skills learned in previous semesters with product development process and quality concepts learned this semester. Appropriate problem solving, communication and time management skills are emphasized.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

EECE73220 Signals and Control Systems

Description: This course covers the modeling and analysis of continuous-time signals and systems, and the design of closed-loop controllers to modify the response of a give system to meet a given specification. Topics include: the Laplace transform and related theorems. transfer functions, stability, transient, steady-state and frequency response analysis, the design of compensators by root locus and frequency response techniques.
Hours: 75
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites: EECE72425
CoRequisites:

ELCN73005 Electronics III

Description: This course covers the analysis and design of circuits for linear and non-linear signal conditioning applications using op-amps and related components. Consideration is given to both DC and AC device characteristics and limitations. Laplace-domain techniques are used for the analysis and design of active AC circuits.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: ELCN72015
CoRequisites: EECE73220

MATH73050 Probability and Statistics

Description: The study of the mathematics of probability and statistics. Examples are formulated from various Engineering, scientific and other disciplines.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MATH72300
CoRequisites:

Electives: Interdisciplinary
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours
Interdisciplinary Elective Details
Level 7
COOP73140 Co-op Work Term II (ESE)

Description: This course will provide students with college-approved work experience in the telecommunications industry.
Generic skills they have studied up to this point include the understanding of teamwork skills and individual accountability, conflict resolution techniques, effective verbal and written communication, and the fundamentals of engineering ethics.
This course will increase the student's understanding of real-life employer expectations with regards to attitudinal, practical, and academic skills required to gain employment and enhance self-marketing skills. In addition to these employability skills, the student will also have an opportunity to apply technical knowledge from the prior semesters of study to real life situations. These essential employability and technical skills areas will be improved during the work term while the student responsibly performs the duties as defined in the job description, in accordance with course and program outcomes.
Student development will be evaluated during and at the conclusion of the work experience.
Hours: 420
Credits: 14
Pre-Requisites: CDEV1020 or CDEV71050
CoRequisites:

Level 8
EECE73125 Engineering Project VI

Description: The design, implementation and evaluation of several individual and group projects that integrate the fundamental technical knowledge and skills learned in previous semesters with the networking concepts learned this semester. Appropriate problem solving, communication and time management skills are emphasized.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

INFO73180 Data Communications and Networks

Description: This course covers data communication and internetworking principles, design of practical data network and protocols, analysis of network performance, and overview of network security and management techniques. Topics include: characterization of data traffic, principals of packet switching, routing algorithms, TCP/IP protocol & internetworking, real-time services over internet, network security techniques and network management systems, local area and industrial data networks.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: EECE72435, INFO72220
CoRequisites:

MATH73235 Advanced Topics in Mathematics

Description: This course is divided between advanced topics selected from calculus, statistics and discrete mathematics. Topics are selected to support advanced studies in natural sciences and engineering. Commonly selected topics would include aspects of partial derivatives, surface integrals, spherical and cylindrical coordinates, methods of proof, number and set theory, stochastic processes and queuing theory.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MATH73050
CoRequisites:

MECH73115 Thermodynamics

Description: Topics in this course include: the fundamental elements of classical macroscopic thermodynamics and heat transfer; basic concepts; properties of pure substances; laws of thermodynamics; flow and non-flow thermodynamic processes; mixtures of gases; power cycles; refrigeration cycles; thermodynamics of Gas Flow; combustion processes; heat transfer: conduction, convection, and radiation.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MATH1570 or MATH2300 or MATH71570 or MATH72300, CHEM72000
CoRequisites:

SCIE71000 Introduction to Natural Sciences

Description: This course examines several areas in the natural sciences including astronomy, earth sciences and biology. In the astronomy section, students acquire a basic understanding of the universe, its origins and composition, and the inter-relationships between galaxies, stars and planets, including those in our own solar system. Cosmology and current ideas regarding space and time are also discussed. In the geology section of the course, students acquire a basic understanding of various geological principles, techniques used in the study of geology and the economic benefits that can be derived from knowledge of geology. In the biology section, students explore basic concepts of various sub-disciplines of biology, thereby gaining an understanding of the nature of life and its complex interactions with the biotic and abiotic environments. Throughout the course, students develop critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills. Students also assess the impact of current research in the Natural Sciences on contemporary society. Practical laboratory and field exercises reinforce the lecture material.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

SENG73000 Software Engineering

Description: This course covers the fundamentals of software engineering, including understanding system requirements, effective methods of design, coding, and testing, team software development, verification and validation, software quality, and the application of engineering tools.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: INFO72220
CoRequisites:

Level 9
COOP74030 Co-op Work Term III (ESE)

Description: This course will provide students with college-approved work experience in the telecommunications industry.
Generic skills they have studied up to this point include the understanding of teamwork skills and individual accountability, conflict resolution techniques, effective verbal and written communication, and the fundamentals of engineering ethics.
This course will increase the student's understanding of real-life employer expectations with regards to attitudinal, practical, and academic skills required to gain employment and enhance self-marketing skills. In addition to these employability skills, the student will also have an opportunity to apply technical knowledge from the prior semesters of study to real life situations. These essential employability and technical skills areas will be improved during the work term while the student responsibly performs the duties as defined in the job description, in accordance with course and program outcomes.
Student development will be evaluated during and at the conclusion of the work experience. The student's written communication skills are evaluated after the work experience through the submission of an essay.
Hours: 420
Credits: 14
Pre-Requisites: CDEV1020 or CDEV71050
CoRequisites:

Level 10
ECON74000 Economics for Engineers

Description: Engineering Economics is a requirement of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. Marketing and price determination. Project cash flows. Assessment of alternative investments/equipment/projects and determination of output decisions. Depreciation of equipment. Factors affecting decisions: Taxation, Inflation. Assessment and management of uncertainties and risk.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

EECE74100 Computer Architecture

Description: This course is a study of computer architecture and the factors influencing the design of hardware and software elements of computer systems. Topics include: instruction set design, processor micro-architecture and pipelining, cache and virtual memory organizations, protection and sharing, in-order and out-of-order superscalar architectures, vector supercomputers, multithreaded architectures, symmetric multiprocessors, memory models and synchronization, parallel computers, and reconfigurable systems.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: EECE73230, INFO72220, SENG72005
CoRequisites:

EECE74110 Wireless Communications and Networks

Description: This course covers principles of packet radio communications, and their practical applications in contemporary cellular mobile and wireless local & personal area data networks. Topics include: radio path characterization & modeling; advanced modulation, multiplexing and channelization schemes; mobility management and network discovery techniques; and network architecture, radio access and channel assignment schemes.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: INFO73180, MATH73235
CoRequisites:

EECE74125 Capstone Project I

Description: The design, implementation and evaluation of a capstone project that integrates the technical knowledge and skills learned in previous and the current semesters. Appropriate research, problem solving, communication, time and project management skills are emphasized.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

LAW74600 Law, Ethics and Professional Practice

Description: In this course students will study the role of law in society, the Canadian legal system, law of torts, contract law, protection of intellectual property, forms of business organizations such as sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations, foundations of ethical reasoning, engineering Codes of Ethics, professional engineering Acts, ethical dilemmas encountered in the engineering profession, ethical issues related to the protection of the environment, risks associated with engineering activities, protection of public interests, regulation of the engineering profession in Canada, and disciplinary powers delegated by the governments to engineering associations.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

PHYS74100 Electromagnetism

Description: This course covers the fundamental physics of electromagnetic phenomena focusing on the study of transmission lines, electric and magnetic phenomena under static conditions, time-varying fields, plane-wave propagation, wave reflection and transmission, and radiation. Applications and examples will be taken from transmission lines, antennas and waveguides
Hours: 75
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites: MATH73235, PHYS71165
CoRequisites:

Level 11
EECE74135 Capstone Project II

Description: A continuation of Capstone Project I, this course completes the design, implementation and evaluation of a capstone project. Appropriate research, problem solving, communication, time and project management skills are emphasized.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: EECE74125
CoRequisites:

ELCN74000 Selected Topics in Electronics

Description: This course covers a variety of power and industrial electrical & electronic devices and systems. Topics include: power rectifiers, inverters & DC-DC converters, and three-phase power devices; electronic devices & circuits for industrial control, automation and communications systems.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: EECE73220, ELCN73005
CoRequisites:

MATH74000 Numerical Methods

Description: This course covers the solution of mathematical problems using numerical approximation and analysis. The topics covered in this course include the effects of errors and approximations on numerical results, solving equations numerically, techniques of curve fitting, data modeling, numerical differentiation and numerical integration.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: PROG72365, MATH2300 or MATH72300
CoRequisites:

Electives: Program Option
Student must complete a minimum of 45 Hours
CNTR73150 Artificial Intelligence

Description: Topics in this course include: solving problems by searching (uninformed search algorithms, informed search algorithms, nonclassical search) and learning (regression and classification with linear models and artificial neural networks). The students will develop computer programs for solving a given problem using different searching methods and for simple character recognition using neural networks.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: PROG71980 or PROG71985 or PROG72350 or PROG72355
CoRequisites:

EECE74085 Advanced DSP Applications

Description: An exploration of software and systems used to implement digital signal processing (DSP) applications. Students research and present a seminar on a DSP application or system.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: EECE72425, SENG72005
CoRequisites:

INFO74075 Network Administration and Security

Description: This course introduces packet radio communications engineering, contemporary cellular mobile networks and wireless data networks, such as wireless local area networks (WLANs) and wireless personal area networks (WPANs). It also develops practical skills of selecting wireless devices, setting up and configuring WLAN and WPAN networks.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: INFO73180
CoRequisites:

OPER73240 Operations Management

Description: The term operations management refers to the direction and control of the processes that transform inputs into finished goods and services. This function is essential to systems producing goods and services in both profit and non-profit organizations. The goal of the course is to help students become effective managers in today's competitive, global environment. The course will examine operations as a competitive weapon, demand forecasting, supply-chain management, aggregate planning, inventory systems, just-in-time systems and material requirements planning.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Electives: Interdisciplinary
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours
Interdisciplinary Elective Details

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MSDNAA Program-Paid Software For Students/Faculty

Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance ( MSDNAA ) software is available as an included Program resource (i.e. no cost to you) if you are registered in this Program or are registered in at least one course that is part of this Program's curriculum.

You will access the downloads of this software through ELMS E-Academy License Management System (ELMS). For more information about MSDNAA please visit MSDNAA Overview. To access the software you need to pay attention to the following information:

For Students:
  • You must be an active student in this Program (be currently registered in this Program or registered in at least one course in this Program's curriculum with fees paid).
  • Adhere to the license terms of the MSDNAA Student Use Agreement.
  • Go to the MSDNAA Software Center (link provided at the last item) to download your software. Please read MSDNAA software download instructions if you need some help. Be sure to record the software SERIAL NUMBER (if available, some free software doesn't have serial number).
  • After installing you need to register (Activate) your software by using your software serial number. Click window list menu button at the left bottom corner, click all programs, select the program you installed, navigate to the help menu, enter your serial number. You can refer to the MSDNAA How-To Videos for help.
  • When you are ready, go to the MSDNAA Software Center to get your MSDNAA software.

    For Faculty:
  • You must be an active faculty in this Program (currently teaching course(s) in a Program in this School).
  • Adhere to the license terms and program usage guidelines
  • Go to the MSDNAA Software Center (link provided at the last item) to download your software. Please read MSDNAA software download instructions if you need some help. Be sure to record the software SERIAL NUMBER (if available, some free software doesn't have serial number).
  • After installing you need to register (Activate) your software by using your software serial number. Click window list menu button at the left bottom corner, click all programs, select the program you installed, navigate to the help menu, enter your serial number. You can refer to the MSDNAA How-To Videos for help.
  • When you are ready, go to the MSDNAA Software Center to get your MSDNAA software.

    If you have any questions or suggestions please contact Conestoga MSDNAA support.

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