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Exploring technology

Explorations in Technology

TEAC 105

A Dual Credit course

Interested in Technology?

This dual-credit course provides current high school students with an introduction to careers and basic skills in Computer Science, Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Technology. Students will complete a hands-on project in each of the 4 areas as they explore potential career and post-secondary options within the 4 technology areas.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Identify careers in the 4 technology fields (Civil, Mechanical, Electronics and Computer Science).
  2. Civil – Identify various civil engineering projects and the role that civil engineering plays in each, apply civil engineering methods and calculations to a simple design and civil engineering project.
  3. Mechanical – demonstrate simple 3D CAD modeling skills, basic shop skills and safety techniques, and identify the design elements associated with the completion of a small mechanical engineering project.
  4. Electronics – create a simple electronics circuit, describe simple micro-controller programming concepts, and list the elements of and build a small electronics project.
  5. Computer Science – use a programming language to examine the fundamentals of software design and development.

Course Details

Length
36 hours over 12 weeks
Structure
3 hours per week; 9 hours per Technology area
Credits
4 credits
Class Size
16 (min) to 18 (max) students
Audience
Grade 10, 11 and 12 students
Prerequisites
None
Start
February 26, 2016
End
May 27, 2016. No classes during Spring Break.
Time
Fridays, 3-6pm
Location
Interurban Campus - Technology Building
Cost
Application Fee: $41 (student responsibility)
Tuition Fee: $438.90 (School District sponsorship)

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Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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