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Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (2020/2021)
6.3 Electrical Engineering Program Regulations
6.3.1 Electrical Engineering
  • The full-time 141 credit hour Bachelor of Engineering (Co-operative), Electrical 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 3 Electrical Engineering Major.

  • Work terms shall be taken in the order as set out in Table 3 Electrical Engineering Major.

  • The requirements for a minor in Physics in the Electrical 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 3 Electrical Engineering Major

Term

Required Course

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 6610, 6810, 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, Mechanical Engineering 7204, other courses as specified by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 3 credit hours from: ECE 7200, 7210, 7410, 7800, 7810, Mechanical Engineering 7204, other courses as specified by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • All other students:
  • 9 credit hours from: ECE 7200, 7210, 7410, 7620, 7800, 7810, 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, 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 5500, 8210, 8600, 8620, 8700, 8800, 8950-8999 or other courses as specified by the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
6.3.2 Minor in Applied Science - Electrical Engineering for Physics Majors and Honours

For Physics Majors and Honours students, a Minor in Applied Science - Electrical Engineering will consist of:

  1. ECE 3300 (or the former ENGI 3821 or Physics 3550)

  2. ECE 4300 (or the former ENGI 4854)

  3. Physics 3000 and

  4. 15 credit hours chosen from

    1. ECE 3500 (or the former ENGI 3861)

    2. ECE 4500 (or the former ENGI 4862)

    3. ECE 4600 (or the former ENGI 4823)

    4. ECE 4800 (or the former ENGI 4841)

    5. ECE 5000 (or the former ENGI 5800)

    6. ECE 6700 (or the former ENGI 6813 or Physics 4500)

    7. or other courses subject to approval by the Head of the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography and the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Completion of the Minor in Applied Science - Electrical Engineering does not qualify persons to hold the designation "Professional Engineer" as defined by various provincial acts governing the Engineering Profession.