Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Electronics Engineering Technology - Communications - (Optional Co-op)

Program Information

School:Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronic and Comm. Engin. Tech./Technician
Description:Your studies will encompass a broad background in analog/digital electronics, software development, and modern communications. You’ll benefit from a comprehensive investigation of such areas as electronic circuitry, diagnostic techniques, applied mathematics, process control, and computer systems/networks. During the final year of the program, you’ll focus on applying learned principles to the design and testing of projects in electronic communications. In addition, you’ll study advanced communication topics, including digital and data communications, the characteristics of signals and transmission media, HDTV, satellite, microwave, PCS and cellular wireless systems, as well as broadband to the home.

In your third semester, you’ll be eligible to apply for co–op, a valuable opportunity to gain meaningful work experience with our industry partners. Employers are committed to providing you with relevant work assignments. Upon graduation, you may have acquired up to 12 months of paid employment experience while spending only four or eight months longer to achieve your diploma. You must achieve and maintain above average academic standards for acceptance and progression in co–op. This program provides you with relevant hands– on laboratory work to ensure that you’re well prepared for practical aspects of the global telecommunications system, and of electronic communications in general.
URL:Electronics Engineering Technology - Communications - (Optional Co-op) at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,199

All students enrolled in a co-operative education program will be charged an additional, non-refundable, administrative fee. Collection of the fees will commence with the semester in which the first Co-op Professional Practice subject is scheduled, at the rate of $495.00 per work term.
Careers:5

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 

Program Eligibility: - Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a majority of senior credits at the College Preparation(C), University Preparation(U) or University/College Preparation (M) level or Mature Student Status (age 19 or older). If applicant is a mature student, he/she must have completed the required prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or have obtained appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits. - Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U) - Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: MCR3(U)

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based with no test below 20) - TOEFL code 9212, OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.0 (with no single test score below 5.5), OR CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 50

Additional Admission Requirements:
    All applicants who are offered admission to programs in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Technology will have an English and Mathematics skills assessment. The assessments are used for academic placement in English and Mathematics courses that are appropriate to the student’s skill level. In the event a preparatory course is required before enrolling in the standard first semester English or Mathematics, students will automatically be timetabled into the appropriate preparatory course.

    * 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 June 04, 2014

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