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Explorations in Technology - TEAC 105

Interested in technology?

This dual-credit course provides current high school students with an introduction to careers and basic skills in Computer Science, Electronics, and Computer, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Complete hands-on projects in each of the 4 areas as you explore potential career and post-secondary options within the 4 technology areas.

Upon successful completion of this course you'll be able to:

  • Identify careers in the 4 technology fields (Civil, Mechanical, Electronics and Computer Science).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Electronics – create a simple electronics circuit, describe simple micro-controller programming concepts, and list the elements of and build a small electronics project.
  • Computer Science – use a programming language to examine the fundamentals of software design and development.

Course details

  • Length 
    13 weeks
  • Structure
    3 hours per week
  • Credits
    4 credits
  • Class size
    16 (min) to 18 (max) students
  • Audience
    Grade 10, 11 and 12 students
  • Prerequisites
  • Start
    September: 36 seats
    February: 72 seats
  • Time
    Fridays, 3-6pm
  • Location
    Camosun Interurban campus - Technology (TEC) Building
  • Cost
    Application Fee: $45.27 (student responsibility)
    Tuition Fee: $438.90 (School District sponsorship)
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Talk to your parents and your high school counsellor today about your career ideas.

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