If you are applying directly from high school, you must enter into a qualifying first year of Engineering. This first-year curriculum is designed to give you a solid foundation and introduce you to the vast opportunities available. You'll not only increase your academic capacity, you'll also discover how you can shape your future career.
First Year Courses
TERM 1 (Fall)
||Introductory University Chemistry I
||Wave Motion, Optics, and Sound
||Orientation to the Engineering Profession
||English for Engineers
TERM 2 (Winter)
||Applied Linear Algebra
||Introductory University Chemistry II
|EN PH 131
||Orientation to the Engineering Profession II
||Computer Programming for Engineers
*ENGL 199 and ENCMP 100 can occur in either semester and some students may begin with ENCMP in their Fall term
Entrance into our Common First Year Program or Qualifying Year Program, is based on your overall average from 5 courses: English 30-1, Math 30-1, Math 31, Physics 30, and Chemistry 30. A complete course equivalents listing is available for students who completed high school outside of Alberta.
After you complete your first year, you’ll be able to enter into one of the following degree programs and also pursue a sub-specialization:
First-year option: study in French
Êtes-vous un génie? Le Campus Saint-Jean, en collaboration avec la Faculty of Engineering de l'Université de l'Alberta, offre la possibilité aux étudiants de faire leur première année du Baccalauréat en génie (BSc Eng) en français.