Course description

Students will complete this course in their final semester of the program using the skills learned in this course and other courses within the program to plan and execute a major project, present their project, and submit a technical report. The project, will be an extension of the concepts covered throughout the program, work experience and independent research, and will tackle relevant problems experienced in the built environment. Students are expected to apply their knowledge and provide workable solutions to case study projects, including addressing the technical, regulatory, social and economic elements of the issue. Students will learn how to create a detailed proposal identifying the scope of work, technical approach, project team, schedule, and budget.Students will learn how to communicate scientific and technical information concisely and accurately using appropriate formats and graphical support. Students will study technical communication theory/ practice and apply the knowledge to creating, critiquing, and presenting technical documents. The oral project presentation will emphasize clear and concise communication of technical details and the use of appropriate visual support for technical information.

Course details

Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery