Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (2020/2021)
6.2 Computer Engineering Program Regulations
6.2.1 Computer Engineering Major
  • The full-time 141 credit hour Bachelor of Engineering (Co-operative), Computer Engineering Major, requires eight academic terms and four work terms.

  • The 141 credit hours shall normally be taken in the academic terms and order as set out in Table 2 Computer Engineering Major.

  • Work terms shall normally be taken in the order as set out in Table 2 Computer Engineering Major.

  • The requirements for a minor in Physics in the Computer Engineering program are detailed under Faculty of Science, Minor in Physics. Students wishing to undertake a minor in Physics must obtain approval from the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for their course selection.

Table 2 Computer Engineering Major

Term

Required Courses

Elective Courses

Engineering One

Students who are expecting to successfully complete the Engineering One requirements by the end of the Winter semester may apply to undertake a work term during the Spring semester. In this case, the prerequisite course ENGI 200W is expected to be successfully completed during the Fall semester. All other students are expected to successfully complete ENGI 200W in the Winter semester of Engineering One.

In addition to meeting the requirements outlined below, a student must successfully complete four Complementary Studies courses as described under Description of Program, Complementary Studies.

  • Fall
  • Academic Term 3

Winter

ENGI 001W or 002W

  • Spring
  • Academic Term 4

Fall

ENGI 001W or 002W or 003W

  • Winter
  • Academic Term 5

Spring

ENGI 002W or 003W or 004W

  • Fall
  • Academic Term 6
  • Students in the Biomedical Stream:
  • Human Kinetics and Recreation 2311
  • All other students:
  • 3 credit hours from: ECE 6200 or other courses as specified by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Winter

ENGI 003W or 004W or 005W (optional)

  • Spring
  • Academic Term 7
  • Students in the Biomedical Stream:
  • Medicine 6250
  • 3 credit hours from: ECE 7200, 7410, 7420, Mechanical Engineering 7204, other courses as specified by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • All other students:
  • 6 credit hours from: ECE 7200, 7410, 7420, 7500, Mechanical Engineering 7204, other courses as specified by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Fall

ENGI 004W or 005W (optional) or 006W (optional)

  • Winter
  • Academic Term 8
  • Students in the Biomedical Stream:
  • Human Kinetics and Recreation 4703
  • 6 credit hours from: ECE 8410, 8420, 8600, other courses as specified by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • All other students:
  • One free elective which must be a 2000-level or higher course from any academic unit. Selection of a course must be approved by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • 6 credit hours from: ECE 8210, 8410, 8420, 8600, 8620, 8900-8949, or other courses as specified by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering