First Year at a Glance

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.