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Electrical and Computer Engineering

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering and to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering. A minor in Honours Mathematics option is available in both programs.

Three options are available in Electrical Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Energy Systems, and Nanotechnology and Microsystems. An option in Software Engineering is available in Computer Engineering.

Students choosing Biomedical Engineering must apply prior to second year; students opting for other options enter at the third year level (refer to website below for application information pertinent to the individual Options). Students should be aware that enrolment restrictions in the Options may apply.

NOTE: The intake of students into the Electrical Energy Systems, Nanotechnology and Microsystems, and Software Engineering options has been suspended effective 2015.

For further information visit Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Second Year

(For Electrical Engineering)  
CPEN 211 5
CPSC 259 4
ELEC 201 4
ELEC 202 4
ELEC 211 2
ELEC 221 4
ELEC 281 3
ELEC 2911 6
MATH 253 3
MATH 256 3
MATH 264 1
Total Credits 39
1 Students in the Biomedical Engineering Option will take ELEC 271 and ELEC 292 instead of ELEC 291.

(For Computer Engineering)  
CPEN 211 5
CPEN 221 4
CPEN 281 3
CPEN 291 6
CPSC 221 4
CPEN 212 4
ELEC 201 4
MATH 220 3
MATH 253 3
MATH 256 3
Total Credits 39

Computer Engineering

Third Year
CPEN 331 4
CPEN 391 6
CPSC 320 3
One of MATH 318, STAT 251, MATH 302, STAT 302 3
Electives1 16
Complementary Studies electives2 6
Total Credits 38
Fourth Year
APSC 450 2
CPEN 481 3
CPEN 491 10
Electives1 20
Science elective1 3
Total Credits 38
1 To be chosen based on Department-approved list of Computer Engineering electives.
2 See Complementary Studies courses.

Electrical Engineering

Third Year
ELEC 301 4
ELEC 311 4
ELEC 315 4
ELEC 321 or STAT 321 4
ELEC 341 4
ELEC 342 4
ELEC 391 6
Breadth Electives1 4
Complementary Studies Electives2 6
Total Credits 40
Fourth Year
APSC 450 2
ELEC 481 3
ELEC 491 10
Electives1 15
MATH elective1 3
Science elective1 3
Total Credits 36
1 See Complementary Studies courses.
2 To be chosen based on Department-approved list of Electrical Engineering electives.

Biomedical Engineering Option

The Biomedical Engineering Option, in Electrical Engineering, allows students interested in the application of technology to medicine and the life sciences to have a course and project concentration in these areas. The option provides core courses in Electrical Engineering as well as a broad range of specific courses traditionally covered in Biomedical Engineering: anatomy, physiology, biomedical instrumentation, biosignals and systems, medical imaging, regulatory standards, design processes, and the emerging areas of micro and nanotechnology.

Students will be admitted to the option at the end of first year by permission of the option coordinator, based on a demonstrated interest in biomedical engineering, and the grade point average obtained in the first year of engineering.

Students accepted into the option will take a modified version of the standard Electrical Engineering program.

Students who satisfactorily complete the following program will be given recognition as receiving the Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering (Biomedical Engineering Option).

Third Year
BMEG 410 3
BMEG 456 3
ELEC 301 4
ELEC 311 4
ELEC 341 4
ELEC 371 3
ELEC 391 6
Breadth Electives1 8
One of STAT 251, MATH 302, MATH 318, STAT 302 3
Complementary Studies electives2 3
Total Credits 41
Fourth Year
APSC 450 2
ELEC 422 3
ELEC 471 3
ELEC 473 3
ELEC 481 3
ELEC 494 10
Electives1 9
Complementary Studies electives2 3
Total Credits 36
1 To be chosen based on Department-approved list of Biomedical Engineering electives.
2 See Complementary Studies Courses.

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