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Cooperative Education Program in Computer Science

The Co-operative Education Program offers students the opportunity to combine their classroom experiences with related work experiences. Students who apply and are accepted into the Co-operative Education Program must successfully complete at least three paid work experiences interspersed throughout the four-year Honours program. The experience gained while participating in these structure and supervised work placements is viewed as an integral component of the student's educational program.

The Co-operative Education Program is available for the following degrees

Academic Requirements

Computer Science Co-op students must maintain full-time academic status and satisfy the following:

  • must maintain a minimum cumulative average of 60%, and
  • must obtain a minimum major average of 65%, and
  • must not have more than one outstanding F on their transcript.

Sequence of Work and Study Terms

Year of Study Fall Semester Winter Semester Summer Semester
Year 1 Study Study Off
Year 2 Study Study Work
Year 3 Study Work Study
Year 4 Work Study Work
Year 5 Study    
  • Must complete 3 work terms

Additional Links

If you have any questions regarding a co-op program or admission to co-op, please contact one of the Program Coordinators by e-mailing (e-mail your questions or request an appointment).