Undergraduate Programs

The Faculty of Engineering offers an array of diverse program: 5 accredited Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degrees, the Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) for students of Aboriginal ancestry, and educational options for individuals with previous professional Engineering experience. Additionally, each degree program offers co-op or internship options as well as areas of specialization to allow students to concentrate their students if they so choose.

On this page you will find a summary of the degree programs offered. Please visit each Department's website for further details as well as the program options on the menu to the left.

Preliminary Year PROGRAM SUMMARY DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAM SITE
Biosystems PROGRAM SUMMARY DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAM SITE
Civil PROGRAM SUMMARY DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAM SITE
Computer PROGRAM SUMMARY DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAM SITE
Electrical PROGRAM SUMMARY DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAM SITE
Mechanical PROGRAM SUMMARY DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAM SITE

For students wishing to find out more information about our upgrading and first-year support program for Aboriginal students, visit the Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) page and website.


 PRELIMINARY YEAR (top)

The preliminary year is common to all programs in Engineering. The preliminary year (1st year Engineering) consists of 12 courses. Students must complete a minimum of eight courses in the preliminary program prior to enrolling in one of the Engineering programs.  Please follow the Preliminary Year link on the left to view more details on the program.


BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING (top)

Areas of Study
Application of engineering to biological systems such as agriculture and food production systems and environmental sustainability. The program focuses on the integration of basic engineering science and understanding of the biological principles in the designing of biological systems; food and Processing Engineering, Biomachine systems, light-frame structures, bio-environmental control, soil and water engineering.

Program Options & Specializations

  • Co-op (three 4-month work terms during the period of study)
  • Minor: Agribusiness
  • Specializations: Agricultural, Biomedical, Bioprocessing, Environmental, Sustainable Building

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Biosystems)

Special Notes
Students may meet eligibility requirements for admission into the Faculty of Medicine by taking an additional biochemistry course.


CIVIL ENGINEERING (top)

Areas of Study
Environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation and water resources engineering.

Program Options & Specializations

  • Co-op (three or four 4-month work terms)
  • Option: Environmental

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Civil, Civil Environmental Option)


COMPUTER ENGINEERING (top)

Areas of Study
While a level of specialization in either hardware or software is possible in fourth year, the program concentrates on providing a broad background in the discipline.

Program Options & Specializations

  • Industry internship (12 to 16 months in industry)
  • Focus Areas: Embedded Systems, Communication Networks, Machine Vision

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Computer)


ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (top)

Areas of Study
Electronics, field theory, electrical machines, digital logic, microprocessors and signal processing.

Program Options & Specializations

  • Industry internship (12 to 16 months in industry)
  • Focus Areas: Power and Energy Systems, Wireless Communication Devices, Biomedical, Engineering Physics

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Electrical)


MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (top)

Areas of Study
Thermal science, fluid mechanics, manufacturing and controls, material science engineering, applied mechanics, productions and operations research.

Program Options & Specializations

  • Co-op (three or four 4-month work terms)
  • Options: Aerospace, Manufacturing
  • Streams: Materials, Solid Mechanics, Thermofluids

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical, Mechanical Aerospace Option, Mechanical Manufacturing Option)

For more information regarding undergraduate programs, please contact:

Victoria Smith
Student Advisor
(Preliminary Engineering Program)
Phone: (204) 474-9807
Email | E1-284 EITC

OR

Judy Schroen-Galinaitis
Student Services Coordinator
(Undergraduate Programs)
Phone: (204) 474-9808
Email | E1-284A EITC