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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Schulich School of Engineering 4. Program Details 4.4 Electrical Engineering
4.4 Electrical Engineering
Admission

Refer to 3.1 Admissions.

Electrical Engineering, Regular Program

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Courses shown in both terms may be taken in either term.

Second Year

Fall Winter
Mathematics 375 or Applied Mathematics 307 Computer Engineering 369
Electrical Engineering 1011 Electrical Engineering 300
Computer Engineering 335 or Software Engineering for Engineers 337 Electrical Engineering 327
Electrical Engineering 353 Electrical Engineering 343
Physics 365 Electrical Engineering 361

Complementary Studies Course (3 units)

Third Year

Fall Winter
Electrical Engineering 1021 Electrical Engineering 400
Electrical Engineering 419 Electrical Engineering 471
Electrical Engineering 441 Electrical Engineering 476
Electrical Engineering 475 Electrical Engineering 487
Electrical Engineering 453

Computer Engineering 467

Electrical Engineering 469

Complementary Studies Course (3 units) 

Fourth Year

Fall Winter

Engineering 513

Electrical Engineering 500 (6 units)2

Six Technical Elective Courses (18 units)

Two Complementary Studies Courses (6 units)

1 One and one-half units (quarter-course equivalent).

2 Fall and Winter.

Electrical Engineering, Minor in Computer Engineering

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Courses shown in both terms may be taken in either term.

Second Year

Fall Winter
Mathematics 375 or Applied Mathematics 307 Computer Engineering 369
Electrical Engineering 1011 Electrical Engineering 300
Computer Engineering 335 or Software Engineering for Engineers 337 Electrical Engineering 327
Electrical Engineering 353 Electrical Engineering 343
Physics 365 Electrical Engineering 361

Complementary Studies Course (3 units)

Third Year

Fall Winter
Computer Engineering 467 Electrical Engineering 400
Electrical Engineering 419 Electrical Engineering 471
Electrical Engineering 441 Computer Science 319
Electrical Engineering 1021 Software Engineering for Engineers 409
Computer Engineering 511  
Electrical Engineering 453

One of Electrical Engineering 469, 475 or 487

Complementary Studies Course (3 units)

Fourth Year

Fall Winter
Computer Engineering 501

Engineering 513

Electrical Engineering 500 (6 units)2

Electrical Engineering 573

Computer Science 457

Three Technical Elective Courses (9 units)

Two Complementary Studies Courses (6 units)

1 One and one-half units (quarter-course equivalent).

2 Fall and Winter. 

Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Specialization

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Courses shown in both terms may be taken in either term.

Second Year

Fall Winter
Mathematics 375 or Applied Mathematics 307 Computer Engineering 369
Electrical Engineering 1011 Electrical Engineering 300
Computer Engineering 335 or Software Engineering for Engineers 337 Electrical Engineering 327
Electrical Engineering 353 Electrical Engineering 343
Physics 365 Electrical Engineering 361
Biomedical Engineering 301 Biomedical Engineering 309

Complementary Studies Course (3 units)

Third Year

Fall Winter
Electrical Engineering 1021 Electrical Engineering 400
Electrical Engineering 419 Electrical Engineering 471
Electrical Engineering 441 Electrical Engineering 476
Electrical Engineering 475 Electrical Engineering 487
Electrical Engineering 453 Biomedical Engineering 401

Computer Engineering 467

Electrical Engineering 469

Complementary Studies Course (3 units)

Fourth Year - Thesis Option

Fall Winter

Electrical Engineering 500 (6 units)2

Engineering 513

Electrical Engineering Technical Elective Course (3 units)

Two Biomedical Engineering Technical Electives (6 units)

Biomedical Engineering 500(9 units)

Two Complementary Studies Courses (6 units)

Fourth Year - Project Option

Fall Winter

Electrical Engineering 500 (6 units)2

Engineering 513

Electrical Engineering Technical Elective Course (3 units)

Two Biomedical Engineering Technical Electives (6 units)

Biomedical Engineering 501

Two Biomedical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technical Electives (6 units)

Two Complementary Studies Courses (6 units)

1 One and one-half units (quarter-course equivalent).

2 Fall and Winter.

Electrical Engineering, Energy and Environment Specialization

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Courses shown in both terms may be taken in either term.

Second Year

Fall Winter
Mathematics 375 or Applied Mathematics 307 Computer Engineering 369
Electrical Engineering 1011 Electrical Engineering 300
Computer Engineering 335 or Software Engineering for Engineers 337 Electrical Engineering 327
Electrical Engineering 353 Electrical Engineering 343
Physics 365 Electrical Engineering 361
Energy and Environment, Engineering 355 Engineering 311
Complementary Studies Course (3 units)   

Third Year

Fall Winter
Electrical Engineering 1021 Electrical Engineering 400
Electrical Engineering 419 Electrical Engineering 471
Electrical Engineering 441 Electrical Engineering 476
Electrical Engineering 475 Electrical Engineering 487
Energy Management 301  
Electrical Engineering 453

Computer Engineering 467

Electrical Engineering 469

Fourth Year

Fall Winter
Science 529   

Electrical Engineering 500 (6 units)2

Engineering 513

Electrical Engineering Technical Elective Course (3 units)

Four Energy and Environment Technical Electives (12 units)

Two Complementary Studies Courses (6 units)

1 One and one-half units (quarter-course equivalent).

2 Fall and Winter.

BSc Electrical Engineering/BComm Combined Degree Program

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Courses that span over two terms can be taken in either term.

Second Year

Fall Winter
Electrical Engineering 1011 (1.5 units)
Mathematics 375 Computer Engineering 369
Computer Engineering 335 or Software Engineering for Engineers 337 Electrical Engineering 300
Electrical Engineering 353 Electrical Engineering 327
Physics 365 Electrical Engineering 343
Management Studies 217 Accounting 217
Economics 201 Economics 203

Third Year

Fall Winter
Electrical Engineering 1021 (1.5 units)
Electrical Engineering 453 Finance 317
Electrical Engineering 419 Business Technology Management 317
Electrical Engineering 441 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 317
Electrical Engineering 475 Accounting 323
Management Studies 391 Business and Environment 395
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 317 Electrical Engineering 361
Fourth Year
Fall Winter
Marketing 317 Electrical Engineering 400
Operations Management 317 Electrical Engineering 471
Management Studies 451 Electrical Engineering 476
Management Studies 453 Electrical Engineering 487
Computer Engineering 467 BComm Concentration course (3 units)
Electrical Engineering 469 BComm Concentration course (3 units)

Fifth Year

Spring

Engineering 513

Fall Winter

Electrical Engineering 500 (6 units)

Electrical Engineering Technical Elective Course (3 units) Engineering 481
Electrical Engineering Technical Elective Course (3 units) BComm Concentration course (3 units)
BComm Concentration course (3 units) BComm Concentration course (3 units)
BComm Concentration course (3 units) Electrical Engineering Technical Elective Course (3 units)
Strategy and Global Management 591
1 Quarter-course
Electrical Engineering Approved Technical Electives

Regular Program

Select 18 units (six half-course equivalents).

Computer minor students - can choose from this list, but should also see separate section of technical electives for the Computer minor.

Biomedical Engineering 509 Electrical Engineering 586
Biomedical Engineering 515 Electrical Engineering 565
Biomedical Engineering 585 Electrical Engineering 567
Computer Engineering 501 Electrical Engineering 569
Computer Engineering 507 Electrical Engineering 571
Computer Engineering 509 Electrical Engineering 573
Computer Engineering 511 Electrical Engineering 574
Computer Engineering 515 Electrical Engineering 575
Computer Engineering 517 Electrical Engineering 585
Electrical Engineering 489 Electrical Engineering 587
Electrical Engineering 503 Electrical Engineering 591
Electrical Engineering 514 Electrical Engineering 592
Electrical Engineering 519* (Special Topics) Electrical Engineering 593
Electrical Engineering 525 Electrical Engineering 594
Electrical Engineering 529 Electrical Engineering 597
Electrical Engineering 541 Electrical Engineering 599
Electrical Engineering 559 Energy and Environment Engineering 577
Electrical Engineering 562 Software Engineering 409
Electrical Engineering 563 Software Engineering 545
Electrical Engineering 584  

*A maximum of three Electrical Engineering 519 courses can be selected as technical electives.

Note: Selection of a course not on this list requires department approval.

Minor in Computer Engineering

All technical electives listed in the Regular Program are permitted, as well as the following:

Computer Science 411 Computer Science 471
Computer Science 453 Computer Engineering 505

In addition, the following courses may be taken as technical electives in the Minor in Computer Engineering if not used to meet other degree requirements:

Electrical Engineering 469
Electrical Engineering 475
Electrical Engineering 476
Electrical Engineering 487

Note: All technical elective courses have similar workloads even though the hours in the timetable are variable. One 500-level or higher course from either the Faculty of Science or the Schulich School of Engineering may be approved by the Associate Head or by the Program Director as a technical elective. Optional undergraduate courses and all graduate courses are offered, in any calendar year, at the discretion of the department.