Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program

As part of Conestoga's commitment to innovative learning strategies, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative is designed to enhance your learning experience. Through the use of online and mobile technologies in and out of the classroom, you will be able to access course materials, participate in collaborative learning environments and build the technological skills needed in today's workforce.

The programs listed below incorporate technology into their delivery. 

Please note: To effectively participate in remote learning, students in BYOD programs are required to have reliable Internet access.

Programs starting between September 2020 and August 2021

Applied Computer Science & Information Technology
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) Windows PC - 'Best' Model

Minimum 16GB Memory
Big Data Solution Architecture (Optional Co-op) Windows PC or MAC - 'Good' Model
Computer Application Security (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Best' Model
Computer Applications Development (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Best' Model
Computer Programming Windows PC - 'Better' or 'Best' (Recommended) Model
Computer Programming and Analysis (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better' or 'Best' (Recommended) Model
Computer Systems Technician - Information Technology Infrastructure and Services (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better' Model
Information Technology Infrastructure Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
Information Technology Network Security Windows PC - 'Better' Model
IT Innovation and Design (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better' or 'Best' (Recommended) Model
Mobile Solutions Development (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Good' Model
Software Engineering Technician Windows PC - 'Best' Model

Discrete graphics card optional.
Software Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Best' Model

Discrete graphics card optional in years 1 and 2.
Discrete graphics card required for SENG3040 in year 3.
Software Quality Assurance and Test Engineering (Optional Co-op) Windows PC or MAC - 'Good' Model
Business
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Administrative Business Management Windows PC - 'Good' Model
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - Accounting, Audit and Information Technology Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' or 'Best' Model
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) - International Business Management Windows PC - 'Better' or 'Best' Model
Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours) Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
Business - Marketing Windows PC - 'Better' Model
Business - Marketing - Accelerated Windows PC - 'Better' Model
Business Administration - Marketing Windows PC - 'Better' Model
Business Administration - Marketing (Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better' Model
Business Development and Sales Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
Financial Planning Services Windows PC - 'Good' Model
Global Business Management Windows PC -  'Good' Model
Human Resources Management (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Good' Model
Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness Windows PC - 'Good' Model
Project Management Windows PC - 'Better' Model
Public Relations Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
Public Relations - Integrated Communications Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

Adobe Creative Cloud (monthly subscription)
Social Media Marketing Windows PC or MAC - 'Good' Model
Strategic Marketing Communications Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

Adobe Creative Cloud (monthly subscription)
Supply Chain Management - Global Windows PC - 'Good' Model
Sustainable Business Management (Optional Co-op) Windows PC or MAC-  'Good' Model
Community Services
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Community and Social Service Management Windows PC -  'Good' Model
Creative Industries
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
3D Computer Animation Windows PC only - 'Best' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Advertising and Marketing Communications Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

MacBook Pro (Recommended if intend to pathway into Graphic Design or Bachelor of Design.)
USBC Thumb Drive
USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Animation Windows PC only - 'Best' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Bachelor of Design (Honours) MacBook Pro
Nikon or Canon Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Broadcast - Radio Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Broadcast - Television and Independent Production Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Broadcasting Performance and Digital Media Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
VJ Kit and Smartphone

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Design Foundations Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

MacBook Pro (Recommended if intend to pathway into Graphic Design or Bachelor of Design.)
USBC Thumb Drive
USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Game - Design Windows PC only - 'Best' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Graphic Design MacBook Pro
Nikon or Canon Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Interactive Media Management - Interaction Design Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Interior Decorating Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Journalism Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
VJ Kit and Smartphone

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Media Foundations Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Visual Merchandising Arts Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

USBC Thumb Drive, USBC 2TB Hard Drive
Engineering & Technology
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Architecture - Construction Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Ultimate
Aviation - General Arts and Science Windows PC or MAC - 'Good' Model
Aviation - General Arts and Science Fast Track Windows PC or MAC - 'Good' Model
Bachelor of Applied Technology (Honours) - Architecture - Project and Facility Management Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model

Required: 2.3 GHz CPU or Better, 128GB SSD, 500GB HDD Please Note: 14” or greater display accepted
Bachelor of Engineering - Building Systems Engineering Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model
Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Systems Engineering Windows PC - 'Better
Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems Engineering Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model
Bachelor of Engineering - Power Systems Engineering Windows PC - 'Better
Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours) Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model

Required: 2.3 GHz CPU or Better, 128GB SSD, 500GB HDD Please Note: 14” or greater display accepted
Civil Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model
Computer Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better
Construction Management (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model
Construction Project Management Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model
Electrical Engineering Technician Windows PC - 'Better
Electrical Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better
Electronics Engineering Technician Windows PC - 'Better
Electronics Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better
Embedded Systems Development (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better
Energy Systems Engineering Technology - Electrical (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better
Environmental - Civil Engineering Technology (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model
Environmental Building Sciences Windows PC - 'Better
Environmental Engineering Applications (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Better
Manufacturing Engineering Technology - Welding and Robotics (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model
Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automated Manufacturing (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Ultimate
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automated Manufacturing (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Ultimate
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design and Analysis (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Ultimate
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Robotics and Automation (Optional Co-op) Returning Students: Windows PC - 'Ultimate'

Starting in fall 2020, students in this academic program are required to participate in the Lease Your Own Device (LYOD)  program offered by Conestoga College.
Packaging Engineering Technician (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Ultimate
Robotics and Industrial Automation (Optional Co-op) Returning Students: Windows PC - 'Ultimate'

Starting in fall 2020, students in this academic program are required to participate in the Lease Your Own Device (LYOD) program offered by Conestoga College.
Structural Packaging Design and Management Windows PC - 'Ultimate
Structural Steel Management and Detailing (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Ultimate
Technology Foundations Windows PC - 'Good
Welding Engineering Technology - Inspection (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - Best' or 'Ultimate' (Recommended) Model
Wireless Network Infrastructure Windows PC - 'Better
Health & Life Sciences
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours) Returning Students: Windows PC

Starting in fall 2020, students in this academic program are required to participate in the Lease Your Own Device (LYOD) program offered by Conestoga College.
Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours) Returning Students: Windows Tablet PC

Starting in fall 2020, students in this academic program are required to participate in the Lease Your Own Device (LYOD) program offered by Conestoga College.
Hospitality & Culinary Arts
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Event Management Windows PC or MAC -  'Good' Model
Global Hospitality Management (Optional Co-op) Windows PC -  'Good' Model
Interdisciplinary Studies
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Technical Communications (Optional Co-op) Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
Trades & Apprenticeship
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Electro Mechanical and Automation Maintenance (Optional Co-op) Windows PC - 'Ultimate'
Mechanical Techniques - Industrial Millwright Windows PC - 'Best'
Workforce Development
Program Details Minimum Required Device Specifications
Applied Electrical Motion and Control Management Windows PC Laptop - 'Good' Model
Applied Energy Management Windows PC Laptop- 'Good' Model
Applied Manufacturing Management - Design Integration Windows PC Laptop - 'Best' Model

Recommended · Windows 10 (64 bit) · Quad-core CPU 9th Generation i7 · 16GB RAM · 750 GB solid-state drive · 4GB GPU RAM · NVIDIA® graphics card: NVIDIA Quadro®/NVIDIA GeForce®/Tesla™ with at least NVIDIA
Applied Manufacturing Management - Machining Option Windows PC Laptop - 'Best' Model

Recommended · Windows 10 (64 bit) · Quad-core CPU 9th Generation i7 · 16GB RAM · 750 GB solid-state drive · 4GB GPU RAM · NVIDIA® graphics card: NVIDIA Quadro®/NVIDIA GeForce®/Tesla™ with at least NVIDIA
Applied Manufacturing Management - Welding Option Windows PC Laptop - 'Best' Model

Recommended · Windows 10 (64 bit) · Quad-core CPU 9th Generation i7 · 16GB RAM · 750 GB solid-state drive · 4GB GPU RAM · NVIDIA® graphics card: NVIDIA Quadro®/NVIDIA GeForce®/Tesla™ with at least NVIDIA
Applied Network Infrastructure and System Administration Windows PC or MAC - 'Best' Model

Should be scalable to add additional memory or upgrade the SSD/SSHD
Data Processing & Reporting Windows PC Laptop - 'Good' Model
Enterprise Content Management Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model

14”+ screen size, the Ethernet adapter (either actual port or via USB/LAN adapter), Webcam
Suggested: VMWare Fusion or Parallels for Mac, Mac NOT recommended Without the Windows dual boot option as PowerBi and PowerShell will not work on a M
Financial Technology Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
Health Care Administration and Service Management Windows PC Laptop - 'Better' Model
Information Technology Business Analysis - Operations Windows PC - 'Best' Model

Must be Windows OS, Webcam Required
Internet Applications and Web Development Fundamentals Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
Network Technical Support Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model
Power Engineering Techniques (4th Class) Windows PC Laptop - 'Good' Model
Process Quality Engineering Windows PC Laptop - 'Better' Model
Quality Assurance - Manufacturing and Management Windows PC Laptop - 'Better' Model
Renewable Energy Techniques Windows PC Laptop - 'Good' Model
Web Design and Development Windows PC or MAC - 'Better' Model