Engineering Transition Diploma Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Fall Full-Time

    Continuation Requirement: For continuation in the Engineering Transition program the student must normally satisfy all of the following requirements: complete the prerequisite for MATH 116 in the Fall term of Year 1; complete the prerequisite for MATH 126 prior to the start of the Fall term of Year 2; maintain a minimum CGPA of 1.8 in all core courses; be able to complete all program requirements within two consecutive academic years (Fall of Year 1 to Spring of Year 2). These requirements must also be met in order to be eligible for graduation. Students not eligible for graduation may continue as Science students, or apply to another program.

    Graduation Requirement: This diploma program must normally be completed within two consecutive academic years.

    Optional Preparatory Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 0.00
    Choose from the following list: 0.00
    Note: Counted towards total diploma credits only when completed prior to the required core courses.
    CHEM 101 Fundamentals of Chemistry 4.00  
    MATH 105 Precalculus Mathematics - Modelling Our World 4.00  
    PHYS 104 Principles of Physics 4.00  
    Required Core Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 42.00
    Required: 35.00
    All students must complete the following core Capilano University courses to meet the UBC 1st Year Engineering program requirements:
    APSC 120 Introduction to Engineering 1.00  
    APSC 130 Technical Drafting and Computer-Aided Design 3.00  
    APSC 140 Engineering Design 3.00  
    COMP 120 Computer Science for Engineers 4.00  
    ENGL 100 University Writing Strategies 3.00  
    MATH 116 Calculus I - The Mathematics of Change 4.00  
    MATH 126 Calculus II 3.00  
    PHYS 114 Fundamental Physics I 4.00  
    PHYS 115 Fundamental Physics II 4.00  
    PHYS 116 Fundamental Physics III 3.00  
    Non-Science University Transferable elective 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    MATH 152 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations 4.00  
    MATH 200 Linear Algebra 3.00  
    Choose 4.00 credits from the following list: 4.00
    CHEM 154 or both CHEM 110 & 111
    CHEM 110 Bonding and Structure 4.00  
    CHEM 111 Chemical Dynamics and Energetics 4.00  
    CHEM 154 Chemical Principles for Engineers 4.00  
    Other Required Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 7.00
    Required: 7.00
    CMNS 250 Introduction to Technical Writing 3.00  
    COMP 106 Programming with Robots 4.00  
    Math   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 3.00
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    Any student pursuing Engineering at SFU may replace one of the MATH courses below with MATH 124
    MATH 205 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3.00  
    MATH 230 Calculus III 3.00  
    MATH 235 Introduction to Differential Equations 3.00  
    Additional courses to make up 61 credit total may be chosen from   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 9.00
    Total Program Credits 61.00
    Choose 9.00 credits from the following list: 9.00
    Choose from the following list if CHEM 101, MATH 105, and/or PHYS 104 not completed.
    APSC 278 Materials Science for Engineers 3.00  
    CHEM 250 Inorganic Chemistry for Engineers 3.00  
    CHEM 251 Physical Chemistry for Engineers 3.00  
    CHEM 252 Organic Chemistry for Engineers 3.00  
    COMP 220 Data Structures and Algorithms for Engineers 4.00  
    MATH 205 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3.00  
    MATH 230 Calculus III 3.00  
    MATH 235 Introduction to Differential Equations 3.00  
    University Transferable elective 3.00  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.