Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (2007/2008)
2.2 Complementary Studies
  1. The Complementary Studies component has been developed to make students aware of the function and responsibilities of the Professional Engineer in society and the impact that engineering in all its forms has on environmental, economic, social and cultural aspects of our society. This complements the technical expertise and communications skills developed and practised in all components of the program.

  2. The Complementary Studies component is the same for all programs and consists of a minimum of 21 credit hours as follows:

    1. English 1080 or English 1020

    2. Engineering 3101

    3. Engineering 4102

    4. One 3 credit hour course that deals with the effect of technology on society and the environment. The course is to be chosen from Engineering 6101, Sociology 2120, Philosophy 2801, Women’s Studies 4107

    5. Engineering 7102

    6. One Elective course of a 3 credit hour value chosen from the arts, humanities, social sciences and management and approved by the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. List A is an approved list of courses maintained by the Office of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and is available at the web site www.engr.mun.ca.

    7. One Elective course of a 3 credit hour value chosen from the humanities and social sciences and approved by the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. This course must be second-year or higher and it is intended to provide experience with the central issues, methodologies and thought processes of the humanities and social sciences. List B is an approved list of course maintained by the Office of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies) of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and is available at the web site www.engr.mun.ca.

  3. In order to graduate, the student must obtain an overall average of at least 60% in the 21 credit hours in Complementary Studies courses required in the program.