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Whether this is your first year or final year of studies at the Schulich School of Engineering, we want to help make your experience a success. This page includes information about the electrical engineering program and links to important information such as course outlines, requirements and schedules.

Being an electrical engineer is about driving innovation whether it’s designing a safer and more reliable power system or creating the next evolution of smart phone features. As an electrical engineer, you could be involved in wide variety of exciting projects from designing life support systems for hospitals to developing solar panels to be used in space.

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What degree programs, minors and specializations are offered?

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Minors

Minor in Computer Engineering

Minor in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (MEED)
This joint program with the Haskayne School of Business helps students build entrepreneurial skills. They learn the principles and practices of developing new ventures and managing small and medium-sized companies.

View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Minor in Management and Society
This program teaches students about the role of management in our institutions and society. Engineering students learn how to practice managerial skills in a business environment.

Interdisciplinary specializations

Biomedical Engineering Specialization (BMES)
This unique, faculty-wide program integrates the study of complex living systems with engineering principles. Students learn how to apply these traditional principles and analysis to human health and medicine.

Visit the Biomedical Engineering website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Energy and Environment Specialization (ENEE)
This program is the first of its kind in Canada. Students learn about the direct and indirect impact energy-related activities have on the environment and how to understand, avoid, reduce and solve potential problems.

Visit the Energy and Environment website.
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

What is the program of study like?

After you complete all eight courses in the first-year common core, you choose a specific program of study.

In the electrical engineering program, you will learn about:

  • electric machines
  • electronic devices
  • circuits and networks
  • radio communication
  • computers
  • control systems

In your final year, you will learn more about microelectronics, digital system design, control, power systems, and advanced topics such as digital communication, microwaves and fibre optics.

Course outlines

  • View electrical engineering courses in the University of Calgary Calendar
  • Download information on ENEL/ENCM/ENSF 519 Special Topics Courses for Fall 2014/Winter 2015

Course requirements

Technical electives and curriculum sheet

Details
2014 - 2015 Download

Note: Since 2011/12, computer engineering is now offered as a minor under the electrical engineering program

For more information

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Telephone: (403) 220-5806

Student Enquiries

Associate Head - Undergraduate Studies

Mike Potter
Telephone: (403) 220-4129

Associate Director of Students

Anis S. Haque
Telephone: (403) 220-8606

Undergraduate Advisor

Jinny Kim
Telephone: (403) 220-4874

Undergraduate Electrical and Computer Engineering Program Director

Norm Bartley
Telephone: (403) 220-5060

Visit the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering page.

For more information about joint degree programs

For students in the Faculty of Arts

Arts Program Information Centre

102 Social Sciences Building
Phone: 403-220-3580
Email: artsads@ucalgary.ca
Web: arts.ucalgary.ca/advising

For students in the Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Science Centre

445 Energy Environment Experiential Learning Building
Phone: 403-220-8600
Email: usc@ucalgary.ca
Web: ucalgary.ca/science/undergraduate/usc

Engineering Student Centre

EN C204 
Phone: 403-220-5732 
Fax: 403-284-3697 
Email:  engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Additional resources

View course listings in the University of Calgary Calendar.
Visit the University of Calgary Admissions website.
Visit the University of Calgary Fees Office website.

Learn more about what it’s like to be an engineer by visiting Discover Engineering Online.

What degree programs, minors and specializations are offered?

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Minors

Minor in Computer Engineering

Minor in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (MEED)
This joint program with the Haskayne School of Business helps students build entrepreneurial skills. They learn the principles and practices of developing new ventures and managing small and medium-sized companies.

View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Minor in Management and Society
This program teaches students about the role of management in our institutions and society. Engineering students learn how to practice managerial skills in a business environment.

Interdisciplinary specializations

Biomedical Engineering Specialization (BMES)
This unique, faculty-wide program integrates the study of complex living systems with engineering principles. Students learn how to apply these traditional principles and analysis to human health and medicine.

Visit the Biomedical Engineering website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Energy and Environment Specialization (ENEE)
This program is the first of its kind in Canada. Students learn about the direct and indirect impact energy-related activities have on the environment and how to understand, avoid, reduce and solve potential problems.

Visit the Energy and Environment website.
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

What is the program of study like?

After you complete all eight courses in the first-year common core, you choose a specific program of study.

In the electrical engineering program, you will learn about:

  • electric machines
  • electronic devices
  • circuits and networks
  • radio communication
  • computers
  • control systems

In your final year, you will learn more about microelectronics, digital system design, control, power systems, and advanced topics such as digital communication, microwaves and fibre optics.

Course outlines
  • View electrical engineering courses in the University of Calgary Calendar
  • Download information on ENEL/ENCM/ENSF 519 Special Topics Courses for Fall 2014/Winter 2015
Course requirements

Technical electives and curriculum sheet

Details
2014 - 2015 Download

Note: Since 2011/12, computer engineering is now offered as a minor under the electrical engineering program

For more information

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Telephone: (403) 220-5806

Student Enquiries

Associate Head - Undergraduate Studies

Mike Potter
Telephone: (403) 220-4129

Associate Director of Students

Anis S. Haque
Telephone: (403) 220-8606

Undergraduate Advisor

Jinny Kim
Telephone: (403) 220-4874

Undergraduate Electrical and Computer Engineering Program Director

Norm Bartley
Telephone: (403) 220-5060

Visit the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering page.

For more information about joint degree programs

For students in the Faculty of Arts

Arts Program Information Centre

102 Social Sciences Building
Phone: 403-220-3580
Email: artsads@ucalgary.ca
Web: arts.ucalgary.ca/advising

For students in the Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Science Centre

445 Energy Environment Experiential Learning Building
Phone: 403-220-8600
Email: usc@ucalgary.ca
Web: ucalgary.ca/science/undergraduate/usc

Engineering Student Centre

EN C204 
Phone: 403-220-5732 
Fax: 403-284-3697 
Email:  engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Additional resources

View course listings in the University of Calgary Calendar.
Visit the University of Calgary Admissions website.
Visit the University of Calgary Fees Office website.

Learn more about what it’s like to be an engineer by visiting Discover Engineering Online.