All students completing their BSc in Engineering at the U of A must complete a common first year. These courses are designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical groundwork needed to begin your path to becoming an engineer.
In March of the first year, students are asked to apply to the engineering degree program of their choice. When applying, students have the option of completing their degree program by either taking the Traditional Education Route or the Co-operative Education Route.
The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering required courses and suggested course sequences are as follows: