Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (2020/2021)
6.4 Mechanical Engineering Program Regulations
6.4.1 Mechanical Engineering Major
  • The full-time 141 credit hour Bachelor of Engineering (Co-operative), Mechanical 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 4 Mechanical Engineering Major.

  • Work terms shall normally be taken in the order as set out in Table 4 Mechanical Engineering Major.

Table 4 Mechanical 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 Technical Stream must also take Human Kinetics and Recreation 2311 in Academic Term 6.
  • Students in the Petroleum Technical Stream must also take Process Engineering 6202 in Academic Term 6

Winter

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

  • Spring
  • Academic Term 7
  • 6 credit hours from Technical Stream Required Courses, Academic Term 7
  • For students in the Biomedical Technical Stream, one Technical Stream Required Course is replaced by Human Kinetics and Recreation 2311, taken in Academic Term 6.
  • For students in the Petroleum Technical Stream, one Technical Stream Required Course is replaced by Process Engineering 6202, taken in Academic Term 6.
  • 3 credit hours from Technical Stream Elective Courses.
  • 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 Mechanical Engineering and must be completed before Academic Term 8.

Fall

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

  • Winter
  • Academic Term 8
6.4.1.1 Technical Streams
  • A student must select one of the Technical Streams in the areas of Biomedical, Mechanics and Materials, Mechatronics, Petroleum, and Thermo-Fluids.

  • Technical Stream required courses must be chosen according to the student's stream as outlined below in the Technical Stream Required Courses Table.

  • Technical Stream elective courses must be chosen according to the student's stream as outlined below in the Technical Stream Elective Courses Table.

    A student must choose one course in Academic Term 7 and two courses in Academic Term 8 according to the student's stream from the Technical Stream Elective Courses Table or other courses as approved by the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

  • The selection of a course as a technical stream course from outside these lists requires the approval of the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

    Technical Stream Required Courses Table

    Stream

    Academic Term 6

    Academic Term 7

    Academic Term 8

    Biomedical

    Human Kinetics and Recreation 2311

    Medicine 6250

    • Human Kinetics and Recreation 4703

    Mechanics and Materials

    ME 8604

    Mechatronics

    ME 8305

    Petroleum

    Process Engineering 6202

    • Process Engineering 7291
    • Process Engineering 8290

    Thermo-Fluids

    ME 8406

    Technical Stream Elective Courses Table

    Stream

    Elective Courses

    Biomedical

    Mechanics and Materials

    Mechatronics

    • Electrical and Computer Engineering 7200
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering 7410
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering 8410
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering 8610
    • ME 7204
    • ME 8304

    Petroleum

    Thermo-Fluids