Engineering - Civil

The field of engineering is generally associated with finding solutions for real world problems in an analytical fashion using the math, science and problem-solving skills. At Lakehead we believe engineers must also possess excellent communication skills as well as an understanding of the business, legal, and societal issues that impact development of the technological products and processes required to meet the demands of a global economy.

As a civil engineer, you will be involved in the planning, design, construction, and rehabilitation of engineering projects including as buildings, airports, highways, dams and power, water supply, bridges, and industrial facilities.

You will tackle design and research work in highway geometrics and transportation systems, high-performance concretes, environmental issues, watershed analysis, foundations, and slope stability projects or structural analysis and design engineering.

Our Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB). We offer several entry points into our Bachelor of Engineering programs to accommodate you at any stage of your education.

Applying to Lakehead University is easy and we are here to help you along the way.

Step 1 – Determine your general admission requirements:

To determine your general admission requirements, select one of the definitions below:

Ontario High School Students
 General Admission Requirements:
  • Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD);
  • A minimum of 6 Grade 12U or M courses, or equivalent, including program specific prerequisite courses;
  • A minimum 70%* overall final average**

*Higher averages may be required for admission to programs in which the demand for places by qualified applicants exceeds the supply of available spaces.
**Admission averages are calculated using the top 6 Grade 12 U or M courses.  

Other Canadian High School Students
 General Admission Requirements: 
  • Completion of Grade 12 and the Secondary School Diploma (see the Program Specific Prerequisites section for your particular provinces requirements);
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • A minimum 70%* overall final average

*Higher averages may be required for admission to programs in which the demand for places by qualified applicants exceeds the supply of available spaces.

International HS/ College or University
 General Admission Requirements:
  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent (For most countries, the same academic preparation as is required for university entrance in that country is required for consideration. Refer to Admission Requirements by Country.) 
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)

    Note: Meeting the minimum admission requirements is not a guarantee of admission.

Canadian College
 General Admission Requirements:

College transfer applicants who are applying to a program that does not have a college transfer pathway are eligible for admission consideration if they have:

  • Completed a minimum of 1 year of full-time academic studies at an accredited community college since leaving high school;
  • Completed the appropriate program-specific prerequisite courses; and
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of 70%. 
Canadian University
 General Admission Requirements:
  • Attended a university and successful completion of university level course work since leaving high school/college;
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • A minimum overall average of C or 60%.
Canadian Bible College
 General Admission Requirements:
  • A minimum overall average of C / 60% or equivalent;
  • College must be accredited by the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE);
  • Successfully meets the minimum program specific preparatory course prerequisites at the Grade 12U or M level or equivalent;
  • If not eligible right out of high school, a minimum of two years of full time studies must be completed at the Bible College.

Step 2 – Determine your program-specific prerequisite requirements for your program(s) of choice:

To determine your program-specific prerequisite requirements, choose from the drop-down menus below:

Program Specific Requirements

Please Select Your Applicant Type

  • Chemical Engineering (co-op available) & Chemical Engineering with MBA
    Degree:
    Engineering
    Alberta/NWT/Nunavut:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for Ontario High School Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U)
    Program Specific Requirements for Alberta/NWT/Nunavut High School Students:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for British Columbia/Yukon High School Students:
    English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for International Students:
    English, Chemistry, Math with a minimum grade of 60% (Canadian Equivalent), Physics
    Program Specific Requirements for Manitoba High School Students:
    English Language Arts (Comprehensive Focus, Literary Focus, or Transactional Focus) 40S, Chemistry 40S, Physics 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Mature/Transfer Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered. College transfer students entering via a transfer pathway are not required to satisfy these specific prerequisite requirements.
    Program Specific Requirements for New Brunswick High School Students:
    English Language Arts 121 or 122, Chemistry 121 or 122, Physics 121 or 122, Pre-Calculus A120 or B120 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Newfoundland/Labrador High School Students:
    English 3201, Advanced Math 3200, Chemistry 3202, Physics 3204
    Program Specific Requirements for Nova Scotia High School Students:
    English 12 or English 12 African Heritage, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Other Admission Requirements & Important Information:
    In addition to the above requirements, Calculus is strongly recommended. In addition, a senior level Math, Science or Technological Education course is recommended. Students who do not meet all of the admission requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis.
    Program Specific Requirements for PEI High School Students:
    English 621A, Chemistry 621A, Physics 621A, Pre-Calculus 621B with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (CEGEP) Students:
    2 English (603 or 604), Chemistry (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC), Linear Algebra I (201-NYC, 201-105, or 201-106) with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC)
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (Private) Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered.
    Program Specific Requirements for Saskatchewan High School Students:
    English A30 and B30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Pre-Calculus 30 with a minimum grade of 60%
  • Civil Engineering (co-op available) & Civil Engineering with MBA
    Degree:
    Engineering
    Alberta/NWT/Nunavut:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for Ontario High School Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U)
    Program Specific Requirements for Alberta/NWT/Nunavut High School Students:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for British Columbia/Yukon High School Students:
    English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for International Students:
    English, Chemistry, Math with a minimum grade of 60% (Canadian Equivalent), Physics
    Program Specific Requirements for Manitoba High School Students:
    English Language Arts (Comprehensive Focus, Literary Focus, or Transactional Focus) 40S, Chemistry 40S, Physics 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Mature/Transfer Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered. College transfer students entering via a transfer pathway are not required to satisfy these specific prerequisite requirements.
    Program Specific Requirements for New Brunswick High School Students:
    English Language Arts 121 or 122, Chemistry 121 or 122, Physics 121 or 122, Pre-Calculus A120 or B120 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Newfoundland/Labrador High School Students:
    English 3201, Advanced Math 3200, Chemistry 3202, Physics 3204
    Program Specific Requirements for Nova Scotia High School Students:
    English 12 or English 12 African Heritage, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Other Admission Requirements & Important Information:
    In addition to the above requirements, Calculus is strongly recommended. In addition, a senior level Math, Science or Technological Education course is recommended. Students who do not meet all of the admission requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis.
    Program Specific Requirements for PEI High School Students:
    English 621A, Chemistry 621A, Physics 621A, Pre-Calculus 621B with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (CEGEP) Students:
    2 English (603 or 604), Chemistry (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC), Linear Algebra I (201-NYC, 201-105, or 201-106) with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC)
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (Private) Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered.
    Program Specific Requirements for Saskatchewan High School Students:
    English A30 and B30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Pre-Calculus 30 with a minimum grade of 60%
  • Common Year in Applied Science
    Degree:
    Engineering
    Alberta/NWT/Nunavut:
    5 Academic Grade 12 Courses (30 Level), Chemistry 20, English Language Arts 20-1 or English Language Arts 30-2, Math 20-1, Physics 20
    Program Specific Requirements for Ontario High School Students:
    6 Grade 12 U or M Courses, Chemistry (SCH3U or SCH4C), English (ENG3U or ENG4C), Mathematics (MCF3M or MCR3U), Physics (SPH3U or SPH4C)
    Program Specific Requirements for Alberta/NWT/Nunavut High School Students:
    5 Academic Grade 12 Courses (30 Level), Chemistry 20, English Language Arts 20-1 or English Language Arts 30-2, Math 20-1, Physics 20
    Program Specific Requirements for British Columbia/Yukon High School Students:
    4 Academic Grade 12 Courses, English (Composition) 11, Chemistry 11, Physics 11, Pre-Calculus 11
    Program Specific Requirements for International Students:
    English, Chemistry, Math, Physics
    Program Specific Requirements for Manitoba High School Students:
    5 Academic Grade 12 Courses (40S Level), Chemistry 30S, English Language Arts (Comprehensive Focus, Literary Focus, or Transactional Focus) 30S, Physics 30S, Pre-Calculus 30S
    Program Specific Requirements for Mature/Transfer Students:
    6 Grade 12 U or M credits, Chemistry (SCH3U or SCH4C), English (ENG3U or ENG4C), Mathematics (MCF3M or MCR3U), Physics (SPH3U or SPH4C). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered.
    Program Specific Requirements for New Brunswick High School Students:
    5 Academic Grade 12 Courses (120, 121, or 122), Chemistry (111 or 112), English Language Arts (111, 112, or 123), Physics (Grade 11 [111 or 112])
    Program Specific Requirements for Newfoundland/Labrador High School Students:
    10 Academic Grade 12 Courses (3000 Level), Academic Math 2201 or Advanced Math 2200, Chemistry 2202, English (2201 or 3202), Physics 2204
    Program Specific Requirements for Nova Scotia High School Students:
    5 Grade 12 Academic or Advanced Courses, Chemistry 11, English 11, Physics 11, Pre-Calculus 11
    Other Admission Requirements & Important Information:
    Students who do not meet all of the above admission requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis.
    Program Specific Requirements for PEI High School Students:
    5 Academic Grade 12 Courses (611 or 621), Chemistry 521A, English 521, Math 521B, Physics 521A
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (CEGEP) Students:
    2 English (603 or 604), Chemistry (NYA, NYB, or NYC), Linear Algebra I (201-NYC, 201-105, or 201-106), Physics (NYA, NYB, or NYC)
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (Private) Students:
    6 Grade 12 U or M Courses, Chemistry (SCH3U or SCH4C), English (ENG3U or ENG4C), Mathematics (MCF3M or MCR3U), Physics (SPH3U or SPH4C). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered.
    Program Specific Requirements for Saskatchewan High School Students:
    5 Academic Grade 12 Courses (30 Level), English Language Arts 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20, Pre-Calculus Mathematics 20
  • Electrical Engineering (co-op available) & Electrical Engineering with MBA
    Degree:
    Engineering
    Alberta/NWT/Nunavut:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for Ontario High School Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U)
    Program Specific Requirements for Alberta/NWT/Nunavut High School Students:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for British Columbia/Yukon High School Students:
    English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for International Students:
    English, Chemistry, Math with a minimum grade of 60% (Canadian Equivalent), Physics
    Program Specific Requirements for Manitoba High School Students:
    English Language Arts (Comprehensive Focus, Literary Focus, or Transactional Focus) 40S, Chemistry 40S, Physics 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Mature/Transfer Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered. College transfer students entering via a transfer pathway are not required to satisfy these specific prerequisite requirements.
    Program Specific Requirements for New Brunswick High School Students:
    English Language Arts 121 or 122, Chemistry 121 or 122, Physics 121 or 122, Pre-Calculus A120 or B120 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Newfoundland/Labrador High School Students:
    English 3201, Advanced Math 3200, Chemistry 3202, Physics 3204
    Program Specific Requirements for Nova Scotia High School Students:
    English 12 or English 12 African Heritage, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Other Admission Requirements & Important Information:
    In addition to the above requirements, Calculus is strongly recommended. In addition, a senior level Math, Science or Technological Education course is recommended. Students who do not meet all of the admission requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis.
    Program Specific Requirements for PEI High School Students:
    English 621A, Chemistry 621A, Physics 621A, Pre-Calculus 621B with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (CEGEP) Students:
    2 English (603 or 604), Chemistry (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC), Linear Algebra I (201-NYC, 201-105, or 201-106) with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC)
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (Private) Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered.
    Program Specific Requirements for Saskatchewan High School Students:
    English A30 and B30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Pre-Calculus 30 with a minimum grade of 60%
  • Electrical Engineering and Electrical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma (Lakehead-Georgian Partnership)
    Degree:
    Engineering
    Alberta/NWT/Nunavut:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for Ontario High School Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U)
    Program Specific Requirements for Alberta/NWT/Nunavut High School Students:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for British Columbia/Yukon High School Students:
    English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for International Students:
    English, Chemistry, Math with a minimum grade of 60% (Canadian Equivalent), Physics
    Program Specific Requirements for Manitoba High School Students:
    English Language Arts (Comprehensive Focus, Literary Focus, or Transactional Focus) 40S, Chemistry 40S, Physics 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Mature/Transfer Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered. College transfer students entering via a transfer pathway are not required to satisfy these specific prerequisite requirements.
    Program Specific Requirements for New Brunswick High School Students:
    English Language Arts 121 or 122, Chemistry 121 or 122, Physics 121 or 122, Pre-Calculus A120 or B120 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Newfoundland/Labrador High School Students:
    English 3201, Advanced Math 3200, Chemistry 3202, Physics 3204
    Program Specific Requirements for Nova Scotia High School Students:
    English 12 or English 12 African Heritage, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Other Admission Requirements & Important Information:
    In addition to the above requirements, Calculus is strongly recommended. In addition, a senior level Math, Science or Technological Education course is recommended. Students who do not meet all of the admission requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis.
    Program Specific Requirements for PEI High School Students:
    English 621A, Chemistry 621A, Physics 621A, Pre-Calculus 621B with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (CEGEP) Students:
    2 English (603 or 604), Chemistry (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC), Linear Algebra I (201-NYC, 201-105, or 201-106) with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC)
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (Private) Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered.
    Program Specific Requirements for Saskatchewan High School Students:
    English A30 and B30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Pre-Calculus 30 with a minimum grade of 60%
  • Mechanical Engineering (co-op available) & Mechanical Engineering with MBA
    Degree:
    Engineering
    Alberta/NWT/Nunavut:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for Ontario High School Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U)
    Program Specific Requirements for Alberta/NWT/Nunavut High School Students:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for British Columbia/Yukon High School Students:
    English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for International Students:
    English, Chemistry, Math with a minimum grade of 60% (Canadian Equivalent), Physics
    Program Specific Requirements for Manitoba High School Students:
    English Language Arts (Comprehensive Focus, Literary Focus, or Transactional Focus) 40S, Chemistry 40S, Physics 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Mature/Transfer Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered. College transfer students entering via a transfer pathway are not required to satisfy these specific prerequisite requirements.
    Program Specific Requirements for New Brunswick High School Students:
    English Language Arts 121 or 122, Chemistry 121 or 122, Physics 121 or 122, Pre-Calculus A120 or B120 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Newfoundland/Labrador High School Students:
    English 3201, Advanced Math 3200, Chemistry 3202, Physics 3204
    Program Specific Requirements for Nova Scotia High School Students:
    English 12 or English 12 African Heritage, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Other Admission Requirements & Important Information:
    In addition to the above requirements, Calculus is strongly recommended. In addition, a senior level Math, Science or Technological Education course is recommended. Students who do not meet all of the admission requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis.
    Program Specific Requirements for PEI High School Students:
    English 621A, Chemistry 621A, Physics 621A, Pre-Calculus 621B with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (CEGEP) Students:
    2 English (603 or 604), Chemistry (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC), Linear Algebra I (201-NYC, 201-105, or 201-106) with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC)
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (Private) Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered.
    Program Specific Requirements for Saskatchewan High School Students:
    English A30 and B30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Pre-Calculus 30 with a minimum grade of 60%
  • Software Engineering (co-op available) & Software Engineering with MBA
    Degree:
    Engineering
    Alberta/NWT/Nunavut:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for Ontario High School Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U)
    Program Specific Requirements for Alberta/NWT/Nunavut High School Students:
    English Language Arts 30-1, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1 with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics 30
    Program Specific Requirements for British Columbia/Yukon High School Students:
    English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for International Students:
    English, Chemistry, Math with a minimum grade of 60% (Canadian Equivalent), and Physics
    Program Specific Requirements for Manitoba High School Students:
    English Language Arts (Comprehensive Focus, Literary Focus, or Transactional Focus) 40S, Chemistry 40S, Physics 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Mature/Transfer Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered. College transfer students entering via a transfer pathway are not required to satisfy these specific prerequisite requirements.
    Program Specific Requirements for New Brunswick High School Students:
    English Language Arts 121 or 122, Chemistry 121 or 122, Physics 121 or 122, Pre-Calculus A120 or B120 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Newfoundland/Labrador High School Students:
    English 3201, Advanced Math 3200, Chemistry 3202, Physics 3204
    Program Specific Requirements for Nova Scotia High School Students:
    English 12 or English 12 African Heritage, Chemistry 12, Physics 12, Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum grade of 60%
    Other Admission Requirements & Important Information:
    In addition to the above requirements, Calculus is strongly recommended. In addition, a senior level Math, Science or Technological Education course is recommended. Students who do not meet all of the admission requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis.
    Program Specific Requirements for PEI High School Students:
    English 621A, Chemistry 621A, Physics 621A, Pre-Calculus 621B with a minimum grade of 60%
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (CEGEP) Students:
    2 English (603 or 604), Chemistry (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC), Linear Algebra I (201-NYC, 201-105, or 201-106) with a minimum grade of 60%, Physics (2 from: NYA, NYB, or NYC)
    Program Specific Requirements for Quebec (Private) Students:
    English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U) with a minimum grade of 60%, Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U). Equivalent courses to the Ontario high school prerequisite requirements will be considered.
    Program Specific Requirements for Saskatchewan High School Students:
    English A30 and B30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Pre-Calculus 30 with a minimum grade of 60%


As a first year Civil Engineering student you will be required to complete the following courses:

  • Engineering 1110* - Engineering Drawing

  • Engineering 1230 - Statics

  • Engineering 1233 & 1533 - Mechanics of Materials I & II

  • Engineering 1235 - Surveying

  • English 1015 - Introduction to Academic Writing

  • Mathematics 1071** - Vectors and Matrices

  • Mathematics 1210 & 1230 - Calculus I & II

  • Engineering 1111 - Dynamics I

  • Engineering 1630 - Theory of Structures

  • Engineering 1635 - Fluid Mechanics

  • Engineering 1733 - Civil Engineering Drawing

  • Computer Science 0411*** - Elementary Computing

*Students who are judged to have adequate drawing experience will be given the opportunity to obtain this credit by a special examination following registration.

** Students who have completed Gr. 12U Calculus and Vectors with a minimum grade of 60% are not required to take Mathematics 1071.

***With the approval of the Department of Civil Engineering, Computer Science 0411 may be replaced by another computer programming course.

All of your courses will contain both a lecture and a lab component, with the exception of Introduction to Academic Writing, requiring approximately 28 hours of in-class time per week.

 

Lakehead University is the only university in Canada where you earn a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a diploma in Engineering Technology in just four years. All Bachelor of Engineering Degree Programs at the Thunder Bay campus are accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)

 

Unique Learning Opportunities

Take advantage of small classes and knowledgeable professors dedicated to teaching excellence and providing a high quality, student-centered experience, culminating in the design of a chemical plant in the final year of your program.

 

Co-operative Education & Internships

A co-operative/internship option is available for all Engineering programs. You can apply directly, or in either second or third year, and will receive workshops on interviewing, resume preparation and work performance.

You will accumulate at least 16 months of paid, practical work experience and graduate a year later than students enrolled in the regular Bachelor of Engineering program.

 

Clubs & Societies

The Lakehead University Student Union (LUSU) is proud to support nearly 100 clubs across the Thunder Bay and Orillia campuses. They broaden your ways of thinking and doing, and almost anyone can join or found a club on campus.


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