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University of Calgary Calendar 2020-2021 Schulich School of Engineering 4. Program Details 4.5 Energy Engineering
4.5 Energy Engineering

Refer to 3.1 Admissions.

Energy Engineering, Regular Program

The program requirements listed below assume that students admitted to Energy Engineering have been granted transfer credit for Communications Studies 363, Mathematics 275, and 21 units of Engineering Science coursework based on their prior studies. Students admitted without one or more of these transfer credits will be required to complete the corresponding course(s) in addition to the requirements shown below.

1Required for students entering the Energy Engineering program in Spring 2017 or later.

2The courses that are acceptable for the Science Option include Biology 241 or 243, Chemistry 321, Chemistry 357, Geology 377, and Physics 371. The courses that are acceptable for the Energy Science Option are either Physics 371 or Geology 377. Other courses from the Faculty of Science may be substituted with approval of the Energy Engineering program director and the relevant department in the Faculty of Science.

3Online Course.

4Required for students who entered the Energy Engineering program in Spring 2015 or Spring 2016.

5Students who entered the Energy Engineering program in 2015 or 2016 and have completed Energy Engineering 350 with a passing grade may count this course as their technical elective.

Energy Engineering Approved Technical Electives


  1. Students wishing to focus their elective in mechanical engineering should choose their technical elective from Mechanical Engineering 421, 583, and 599; students wishing to focus their elective in petroleum engineering should choose their technical elective from Petroleum Engineering 507, 521, 525, 561, 563, 571, and 573.
  2. Technical electives in the undergraduate program and all graduate courses are offered, in any academic year, at the discretion of the department.