Some are saying the new program additions will be some of the best in Canada. Michael McCready, Virtual and Augmented Reality instructor says that virtual reality is the future of education, and explained why the new programs are attracting international attention.
"We will see students be able to shape the future of this industry. I think it's going to be really important for us to be able to create these new students that will help in education and training and also in entertainment."
Although the programs Architectural Animation Technology and Virtual/Augmented Reality aren’t identical, students will be taking a lot of the same classes, with the Architectural Animation specializing in design.
The Architectural Animation Technology program will the the first of its kind.