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Architecture - Project and Facility Management (Bachelor of Applied Technology) (Co-op)

Credential:
Bachelor of Applied Technology
College Code:
CONS
School:
Engineering & Information Technology
Program Code:
1099C
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
CA
Academic Year:
2014 / 2015
Notice: This program requires applicants attend an Interview/Portfolio Review as part of the admission process.

About the Program

This dynamic four year co-op degree focuses on the entire architectural process from design phase through to occupancy and redesign/re-use. This program is the only one of its kind in Canada, highlighting both project management and facility management. Though a unique project-based learning environment, students learn and apply their knowledge to real-world projects using creativity and critical problem solving. Students will gain strong foundations in architecture, construction, basic engineering and business; comprehensive insight into project and facility management; and have additional exposure to liberal arts disciplines and practical applications for the business enterprise. Graduates entering the workforce, will have unsurpassed skills in leadership, teamwork and individual initiative in addition to their discipline-specific knowledge and practical skills.

Architecture-Project and Facility Management is accredited by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and are eligible to become Certified Facility Managers after three years work experience. The program is also recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Students are able to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam after completion of year 3 and graduates are eligible apply for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification after related work experience and writing the PMP exam.

A laptop computer (pdf) meeting minimum specifications is required for this program.

The opportunity exists for students who have completed a related advanced three-year diploma program to bridge or transfer into the third year of this program.

Program Information

Length: Four-year Academic Co-operative Bachelor Degree program
Delivery Sequence: Cambridge - August/2014 (Open) - Fall | Winter | Spring/Summer | Fall | Winter | Spring/Summer | Fall | Winter | Spring/Summer | Fall | Winter | Spring/Summer
Location: Cambridge (Fountain Street)
Start: Mid-August
First-Year Capacity: 30

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Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: Please refer to program fee chart for information.
*Fees are higher for international students on a Student Visa. Please refer to international program fee chart for information.
*Books and supplies are additional.

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 Aid/Awards.

Co-op Information

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates will find positions in architectural or engineering organizations, major real estate management companies, industrial plants and corporations, management companies, furniture and building product enterprises and various levels of government.

89% of 2011-2012 graduates found employment within 6 months of graduation. Their average starting salary was $48,188.

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.

For more information on the PLAR process, please visit the testing website.

Course Information
Course # Courses
Level One
ARCH71120 Construction Materials and Methods I
ARCH72010 Building Sciences
CDEV71050 Co-op and Career Preparation
COMP71180 Computer Concepts I
DSGN71000 Structural Systems I
DSGN71050 Studio I
ENGL71200 Scientific and Technical Communications
FND71055 Foundation Module (Architecture)
SOC71500 Group Dynamics
Level Two
ARCH71010 Human Health, Ergonomics, Environment and Safety
ARCH71130 Construction Materials and Methods II
ARCH71150 Code I
COMP71190 Computer Concepts II
DSGN71010 Building Systems I
DSGN71060 Studio II
Level Three
COOP71030 Co-op Work Term I (APFM)
Level Four
ARCH72110 Construction Cost Estimating
ARCH73010 Code II
DSGN72010 Building Systems II
DSGN72040 Structural Systems II
DSGN72110 Studio III
DSGN73010 Energy and Design
Level Five
ARCH72030 Building Performance
ARCH73140 Construction Specification Writing
DSGN72120 Studio IV
FIN72050 Business Economics
HIST74100 History of Advanced Structures
Electives: Interdisciplinary Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours
Level Six
COOP72010 Co-op Work Term II (APFM)
Level Seven
ARCH73020 Property Management
ARCH73120 Development Economics
ARCH73130 Construction Planning and Scheduling
DSGN72020 Building Systems III
DSGN73110 Studio V
RSCH73000 Understanding Research
Level Eight
COOP73010 Co-op Work Term III (APFM)
Level Nine
ACCT74100 Financial and Managerial Accounting
ARCH73080 Project Leadership
ARCH74030 Utilities Management
ARCH74100 Value Engineering and Life Cycle Costing
DSGN74010 Studio VI
STAT73100 Applied Statistics
Level Ten
COOP73020 Co-op Work Term IV (Architecture - Project and Facility Management)
Level Eleven
ARCH74040 Facility Operations and Maintenance
ARCH74060 Advanced Building Performance and Automation
ARCH74110 Construction Quality Management
DSGN74020 Studio VII
LAW74900 Law and Ethics
SOC74020 Urban and Community Planning
Level Twelve
ARCH74020 Commercial Real Estate
ARCH74090 Contract Administration
ARCH74120 Construction Risk Management
CULT74000 Heritage Conservation
DSGN74030 Studio VIII
Electives: Interdisciplinary Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Program Outcomes

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.

Program Advisory Committees

The College appoints Program Advisory Committee members for diploma, degree, certificate and apprenticeship programs. Committees are composed of employers, practitioners and recent program graduates. College representatives (students, faculty, and administrators) are resource persons. Each committee advises the Board on the development of new programs, the monitoring of existing programs and community acceptance of programs.

For a list of the current members, please visit our Program Advisory Committees.

Apply Now

Domestic students should apply online at www.ontariocolleges.ca or by phone at 1-888-892-2228.

ONTARIOCOLLEGES.CA
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Guelph, Ontario
Canada N1G 5J3

Detailed steps on the application process may help you to apply.

International students should apply online using a Conestoga College International Application Form. Please note: not all programs are open to international students. Interested students should check the listing of open programs on our international students web page before applying.

For program information, call the Information Centre at 519-748-5220 ext 3656.

Conestoga College has been granted a consent by the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this applied degree for a five-year term starting April 20, 2009. An application for renewal of the consent is underway and the current consent remains in effect until a decision on the renewal application is made. Conestoga College shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.

Disclaimer The College reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program, course, or program major or option; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons. In the event the College exercises such a right, the College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to the College.

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