Earning money while gaining tangible work experience
Co-op is mandatory for all Applied Computer Science students. Each student must complete three Co-op terms, each of at least 14 weeks. A student may not end his/her degree on a Co-op term. A student may take courses while on a Co-op term, but they cannot exceed 2 (maximum number of courses to be considered a part-time student). For further information please visit the Co-op Office webpage.
The four-year program schedule containing three mandatory co-op terms:
|Year one (A)||Year One (B)|
|Year two (A)||Year two (B)||Co-op I|
|Year three (A)||Co-op II||Year three (B)|
|Co-op III||Year four (A)||Year four (B)|
*Alternatives to this schedule must be approved by an Academic Advisor
Is there a fee for co-op?
Yes. You pay a program fee for each 4-month work term you do. Find out more.
To be admitted into the Bachelor of Applied Computer Science Co-op Program, what requirements do I need to meet?
Co-op is mandatory for Applied Computer Science students.
You must have met the following requirements four months before your first work term:
- A cumulative GPA of 2.0 and be in good academic standing
- Successful completion of the Online Co-op Orientation and Job
Competition Preparation Course (CSCI 8890)
- Either enrolled in or completed:
- CSCI 2100 (Communication Skills)
- INFX 2690 (Integrated Studies I)
- INFX 2670 (Server Side Scripting)
- CSCI 2141 (Introduction to Database Systems)
Bachelor of Applied Computer Science students must complete three work terms and eight academic terms.