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Applied Electronics Design

Applied Electronics Design

Program Code:AED
Campus:Newnham
Duration:2 Semesters (8 Months)
Offered:
Next Available Start:Not Currently Offered
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Work-Integrated Learning:Optional Work Term

Program Description

The Applied Electronics Design program is a career-focused supplement to your existing postsecondary education or relevant work experience in electrical/electronics engineering.

You'll learn the fundamental design and product development concepts necessary to enhance your understanding of electronic product design, and develop practical skills implementing those concepts. Your courses will deepen your understanding of both analog and digital engineering principles as applied in modern electronics-based product engineering.

Focusing on the emergence of "Internet of Things" (IoT) connectivity as a ubiquitous technical requirement, your studies will include treatment of the following design fundamentals: embedded ARM microcontroller programming, Linux, Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design, Applications Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) development, Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) programming, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and the use of electro-mechanical design tools.

You'll use industry-standard software and hardware tools while learning current industry design methodology. This knowledge and experience will help you graduate as a job-ready professional.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario university or college degree or three-year college diploma or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering or electronics-related discipline.
  • Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial post-secondary and/or significant relevant work experience may be considered. A résumé and references must be provided and all previous post-secondary study must be disclosed.
  • English proficiency at the postsecondary level.
  • Note: to be considered for admission, credential or work experience must include:
    • AC/DC circuits and familiarity with semiconductors
    • Use of typical electronics lab instrumentation and tools
    • IT basics, including operating system and networking concepts
    • Fundamentals of digital logic design (VHDL or Verilog)
    • C programming with some exposure to microcontroller programming

Note:

  • Although not required for admission, a home computer or laptop with Internet service is recommended for your success in the program.

 

Fees

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Your Career

Automated highways, self-monitoring homes, remote surgery. Today the connectedness of everything is in its infancy, but there is no doubt as to where it is all going: the Internet of Things (IoT) is the future. Enter the world of the future, today. Become a part of the team that designs, develops and implements IoT: from specialized ASIC's and FPGA's, through custom embedded controllers with fine-tuned signal processing, circuit board and mechanical packaging, to the touch-screen web interface on a mobile device. Seneca's graduate certificate in Applied Electronics Design has it all. Join us today, and help shape tomorrow.

Work-Integrated Learning - Optional

Optional Work Term

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Affiliations/Associations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)
  • Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)
  • York Technology Association (YTA)
  • Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
AED701 Embedded Microcontroller Programming and Interfacing
AED702 Introduction to ASIC Development Principles
AED704 Advanced Field Programmable Gate Arrays
AED714 Wireless Connectivity for Embedded Devices
EMD701 Electro-Mechanical Design I
 
Semester 2
AED707 Intro to Real-Time DSP Programming and System Design
AED710 Introductory Mixed Mode ASIC Design Concepts
AED713 Printed Circuit Board Design
AED715 Integrative Project
AED716 Applied AutoCAD for Electronics
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
WTP100 Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
AED441 Applied Electronics Design, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
AED701 Embedded Microcontroller Programming and Interfacing
AED702 Introduction to ASIC Development Principles
AED704 Advanced Field Programmable Gate Arrays
AED714 Wireless Connectivity for Embedded Devices
EMD701 Electro-Mechanical Design I
 
Semester 2
AED707 Intro to Real-Time DSP Programming and System Design
AED710 Introductory Mixed Mode ASIC Design Concepts
AED713 Printed Circuit Board Design
AED715 Integrative Project
AED716 Applied AutoCAD for Electronics
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CPP100 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
CWT100 or
AED441
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Applied Electronics Design, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Margita Petersons
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22802
Margita.Petersons@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: International Admissions
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22364
InternationalAdmissions@senecacollege.ca
Registration Advisor:
  Stephanie Clarke
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22468
Stephanie.Clarke1@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Diana Samuel-De Roché
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22765
Diana.Samuel-DeRoche@senecacollege.ca
Work-Integrated Learning Coordinator: Sheila Bruce
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26833
Sheila.Bruce@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Romel Cipriani
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22446
Romel.Cipriani@senecacollege.ca
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