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Get the most from your experience at the Schulich School of Engineering with these resources designed for upper-year students.

Students with partial credit

If you are a student in the first-year common program and have credit for some first-year courses but are not yet eligible for a second-year program, your course load may be lighter as you finish the remaining first-year courses. This should be your priority. You are required to take three courses each semester (fall and winter) pertaining to your engineering program requirements. Depending on the transfer credit you have received, you may need several additional courses to meet the three-course minimum.

Note: Courses can only be repeated if a grade of C- or better has not yet been achieved on a previous attempt at the course.

Courses available

Students with the appropriate prerequisites can take courses beyond first year in the common program. Students in combined degree programs should also consider the availability of courses required in their other degree program and plan their courses carefully. Students are responsible for the accuracy of their own registration.

Admission to these courses depends on the space available after second-year students are placed in the programs. Students in second-year programs who have these courses as part of their curriculum have priority for registration. Please contact the Engineering Student Centre if you are unable to register into a desired second year course. You can find out about your eligibility to be added to a request list, which is managed by advisors in the office.

Courses

Applicable for credit to the following programs:

Fall term ENCH ENCI ENEL ENGO ENCH ENME ENSF
MATH 375 - Differential Equations
(Prerequisites: MATH 211, MATH 277)
ENGG 319 - Probability and Statistics
(Prerequisite: MATH 277)
ENGG 349- Engineering Mechanics II
(Prerequisite: ENGG 202, MATH 275, MATH 277)
PHYS 369 - Acoustics, Optics and Radiation
(Prerequisites: MATH 277, PHYS 259)
Complementary Studies
ENGG 209
COMS 363
ENGG 481 or equivalent
Two half courses from the list of acceptable courses for complementary studies options.

Note: Admission to these courses depends on space being available after students in applicable programs have registered.

Students considering the Biomedical Specialization should check with the Engineering Student Centre for a list of courses, as further restrictions may apply.

For more information, contact:
Engineering Student Centre
Phone: 403-220-5732
Email: engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Change your engineering program

To change your engineering program, the first step is to sign up in April using the My UofC portal (under For Students / Engineering Program Selection).

Students who change from one program to a completely different one with few courses in common (e.g., from electrical to mechanical) will be considered for placement at the second-year level. As such, they will be placed at the same time as first-year students being placed for the first time.

If the change involves two programs with many courses in common (e.g., from civil to mechanical), students will be considered for placement based on availability in the program and the specific courses that are yet to be completed in the requested program. This may include some second-year and many third-year courses. If your registration date comes up and you have not yet been notified of being switched to a different program, you must register into courses for your current program. Do not wait to register.

There are no guarantees that your change of program request will be approved, no matter what courses you take or what grades you achieve. Program changes will only be considered if spaces are available in your chosen program after continuing students in that program have registered. If we are unable to admit you into the program you requested, you will not be contacted and will remain in your current program.

Program change guidelines

Students can change programs up to the end of their third year. The policy on switching programs is modified and updated each spring and is released to students along with the program placement notification in mid-June each year.

Apply for internship

Participating in our internship program is a great way to expand your learning opportunities and gain valuable work experience that can enrich your future career.

For more information, visit the Engineering Internship website.

Capstone Design Fair

This annual event gives engineering students in their final year of study the chance to showcase their skills and knowledge to the campus community. The Capstone Design Fair takes place in April and usually includes up to 100 innovative projects — everything from robots to solar-powered generators.

Working together on design projects gives students the opportunity to develop collaboration skills and put their engineering expertise to work in the real world.

View Capstone Design Fair programs from previous years

Year Details
2015 Download
2014 Download
Students with partial credit

If you are a student in the first-year common program and have credit for some first-year courses but are not yet eligible for a second-year program, your course load may be lighter as you finish the remaining first-year courses. This should be your priority. You are required to take three courses each semester (fall and winter) pertaining to your engineering program requirements. Depending on the transfer credit you have received, you may need several additional courses to meet the three-course minimum.

Note: Courses can only be repeated if a grade of C- or better has not yet been achieved on a previous attempt at the course.

Courses available

Students with the appropriate prerequisites can take courses beyond first year in the common program. Students in combined degree programs should also consider the availability of courses required in their other degree program and plan their courses carefully. Students are responsible for the accuracy of their own registration.

Admission to these courses depends on the space available after second-year students are placed in the programs. Students in second-year programs who have these courses as part of their curriculum have priority for registration. Please contact the Engineering Student Centre if you are unable to register into a desired second year course. You can find out about your eligibility to be added to a request list, which is managed by advisors in the office.

Courses

Applicable for credit to the following programs:

Fall term ENCH ENCI ENEL ENGO ENCH ENME ENSF
MATH 375 - Differential Equations
(Prerequisites: MATH 211, MATH 277)
ENGG 319 - Probability and Statistics
(Prerequisite: MATH 277)
ENGG 349- Engineering Mechanics II
(Prerequisite: ENGG 202, MATH 275, MATH 277)
PHYS 369 - Acoustics, Optics and Radiation
(Prerequisites: MATH 277, PHYS 259)
Complementary Studies
ENGG 209
COMS 363
ENGG 481 or equivalent
Two half courses from the list of acceptable courses for complementary studies options.

Note: Admission to these courses depends on space being available after students in applicable programs have registered.

Students considering the Biomedical Specialization should check with the Engineering Student Centre for a list of courses, as further restrictions may apply.

For more information, contact:
Engineering Student Centre
Phone: 403-220-5732
Email: engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Change your engineering program

To change your engineering program, the first step is to sign up in April using the My UofC portal (under For Students / Engineering Program Selection).

Students who change from one program to a completely different one with few courses in common (e.g., from electrical to mechanical) will be considered for placement at the second-year level. As such, they will be placed at the same time as first-year students being placed for the first time.

If the change involves two programs with many courses in common (e.g., from civil to mechanical), students will be considered for placement based on availability in the program and the specific courses that are yet to be completed in the requested program. This may include some second-year and many third-year courses. If your registration date comes up and you have not yet been notified of being switched to a different program, you must register into courses for your current program. Do not wait to register.

There are no guarantees that your change of program request will be approved, no matter what courses you take or what grades you achieve. Program changes will only be considered if spaces are available in your chosen program after continuing students in that program have registered. If we are unable to admit you into the program you requested, you will not be contacted and will remain in your current program.

Program change guidelines

Students can change programs up to the end of their third year. The policy on switching programs is modified and updated each spring and is released to students along with the program placement notification in mid-June each year.

Apply for internship

Participating in our internship program is a great way to expand your learning opportunities and gain valuable work experience that can enrich your future career.

For more information, visit the Engineering Internship website.

Capstone Design Fair

This annual event gives engineering students in their final year of study the chance to showcase their skills and knowledge to the campus community. The Capstone Design Fair takes place in April and usually includes up to 100 innovative projects — everything from robots to solar-powered generators.

Working together on design projects gives students the opportunity to develop collaboration skills and put their engineering expertise to work in the real world.

View Capstone Design Fair programs from previous years

Year Details
2015 Download
2014 Download