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Mechanical Engineering Technology - Building Sciences

Mechanical Engineering Technology - Building Sciences

(Optional Co-op)

Program Code:MBT
Campus:Newnham
Duration:6 Semesters (3 Years)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Program Description

As a student in this program, you’ll benefit from:

  • advanced studies in theory and practice of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, air handling, electricity and control systems
  • advanced studies in emerging renewable energy technologies
  • advanced studies in energy efficiency principles
  • training in building systems software training
  • practical hands-on experiences throughout the program.

Receive Designation as a Building Environmental Systems – BES™ Operator

In addition to your diploma, upon successful completion the following will earn you a Seneca Certificate with the designation of Building Environmental Systems – BES™ Operator Class II:

  • Building Systems: Practical Overview
  • Heating
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Handling
  • Electrical
  • Controls
  • Water Treatment.

Successful completion of the above, as well as the following, earns a Seneca Certificate with the designation of Building Environmental Systems – BES™ Operator Class I:

  • Energy Efficiency in Large Buildings

and ONE of the following

  • Pipe Systems Design
  • Air Systems Design
  • Hospital Building Systems.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: MCR3(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Note:

Fees

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Your Career

Be an expert in managing sophisticated and environmentally sustainable building systems. As a graduate of the Mechanical Engineering Technology – Building Sciences program, you'll examine, implement and manage the integration of a building's business goals with strategies for its energy systems, both traditional and renewable. You could find dynamic career opportunities with building owners, energy engineers, property management companies, new service deliverers, and both the public and private sectors.

Co-operative Education Option

You'll benefit from opportunities for co-op placement and involvement with employers throughout the entire building industry while studying.

Once you've completed semester one with passing grades in all subjects, and meet the appropriate GPA requirements, you'll be eligible to apply.

There are valuable services to facilitate placement opportunities available for students enrolling in the program in semester two. You’ll gain access to them through the Co-op Professional Practice subject and co-op facilities. The co-op program consists of one work-term from May to August, that provides a wealth of valuable course-related experience, employer contacts and greater opportunities for permanent placement after graduation.

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

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

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.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
BEA101 CAD Fundamentals
BES700 Building Systems: Practical Overview
BGS161 Building a Sustainable Future
EAC150 College English
EBE161 Introduction to Engineering and the Built Environment
MTA100 or
MTA111
Mathematics 100 or
Mathematics 111
 
Semester 2
BES701 Heating
BES702 Air Conditioning
BGA261 Heating Practices
BGB261 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Practices
BGL261 Electricity Fundamentals
MTA002 Mathematics II
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term 1
CWT100 Co-op Work-Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 3
BES703 Air Handling
BES704 Electrical
BES706 Water Treatment
BGD361 Building Systems CAD
BGM361 Codes and Regulations
BGP361 Plumbing and Pipe Systems
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
BES705 Controls
BES709 Hospital Building Systems
BES710 Energy Efficiency - Large Buildings
BGN461 Energy Technologies
MTA003 Mathematics III
TEC400 Technical Communications
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term 2
CWT200 Co-op Work-Term II (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
BES803 Strategic Financial Planning - Facilities
BES910 Energy Auditing - Large Buildings
BGB561 Fire Protection Systems and Procedures
BGE661 Environmental Management Systems Standards
BGI561 Intelligent and Integrated Buildings
BGN561 Renewable Energy Technologies
BGT561 Thermodynamics
 
Semester 6
BGC662 Energy Accounting
BGI661 Intelligent Building Systems
BGQ561 Energy Efficiency Design
EMG002 Energy Modeling Project
FPL661 Field Placement
PMA561 Project Management

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
BEA101 CAD Fundamentals
BES700 Building Systems: Practical Overview
BGS161 Building a Sustainable Future
EAC150 College English
EBE161 Introduction to Engineering and the Built Environment
MTA111* Mathematics 111
 
Semester 2
BES701 Heating
BES702 Air Conditioning
BGA261 Heating Practices
BGB261 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Practices
BGL261 Electricity Fundamentals
MTA002 Mathematics II
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term 1
CWT100 Co-op Work-Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 3
BES703 Air Handling
BES704 Electrical
BES706 Water Treatment
BGD361 Building Systems CAD
BGM361 Codes and Regulations
BGP361 Plumbing and Pipe Systems
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
BES705 Controls
BES709 Hospital Building Systems
BES710 Energy Efficiency - Large Buildings
BGN461 Energy Technologies
MTA003 Mathematics III
TEC400 Technical Communications
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term 2
CWT200 Co-op Work-Term II (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
BES910 Energy Auditing - Large Buildings
BGB561 Fire Protection Systems and Procedures
BGI561 Intelligent and Integrated Buildings
BGN561 Renewable Energy Technologies
BGT561 Thermodynamics
BGQ561 Energy Efficiency Design
PMA561 Project Management
 
Semester 6
BES803 Strategic Financial Planning - Facilities
BGC662 Energy Accounting
BGE661 Environmental Management Systems Standards
BGI661 Intelligent Building Systems
EMG002 Energy Modeling Project
FPL661 Field Placement
 

* Based on the outcome of the Skills Assessment Test, students may be placed in a different mathematics course.

2014/2015 Academic Year

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BEA001 CAD Fundamentals 4
BES700 Building Systems: Practical Overview 3
BGS161 Building a Sustainable Future 3
EAC150 College English 3
EBE161 Introduction to Engineering and the Built Environment 4
HSP161 Health and Safety Practices 1
MTA001* Mathematics I 3
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BES701 Heating 3
BES702 Air Conditioning 3
BGA261 Heating Practices 2
BGB261 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Practices 2
BGL261 Electricity Fundamentals 3
MTA002 Mathematics II 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only) 1
 
Co-op Work Term 1
CWT100 Co-op Work-Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BES703 Air Handling 3
BES704 Electrical 3
BES706 Water Treatment 3
BGD361 Building Systems CAD 4
BGM361 Codes and Regulations 3
BGP361 Plumbing and Pipe Systems 2
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only) 1
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BES705 Controls 3
BES709 Hospital Building Systems 3
BES710 Energy Efficiency - Large Buildings 3
BGN461 Energy Technologies 3
MTA003 Mathematics III 3
TEC400 Technical Communications 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Co-op Work Term 2
CWT200 Co-op Work-Term II (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BES910 Energy Auditing - Large Buildings 3
BGB561 Fire Protection Systems and Procedures 3
BGI561 Intelligent and Integrated Buildings 3
BGN561 Renewable Energy Technologies 3
BGT561 Thermodynamics 3
BGQ561 Energy Efficiency Design 3
PMA561 Project Management 3
 
Semester 6 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BES803 Strategic Financial Planning - Facilities 3
BGC662 Energy Accounting 3
BGE661 Environmental Management Systems Standards 3
BGI661 Intelligent Building Systems 3
EMG002 Energy Modeling Project 5
FPL661 Field Placement
 

* Based on the outcome of the Skills Assessment Test, students may be placed in a different mathematics course.

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Angelie Ramirez
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22058
Angelie.Ramirez@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Valentyna Gorodovych
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22432
Valentyna.Gorodovych@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Mizhi Wang
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22468
Mizhi-Michelle.Wan@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Tara Lilley
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22834
Tara.Lilley@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Filimon Tsionas
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22113
Filimon.Tsionas@senecacollege.ca
Co-op Coordinator: Myriam Rodriguez
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22361
Myriam.Rodriguez@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair (Acting): Ken Ellis
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22250
Ken.Ellis@senecacollege.ca
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