Degree Requirements

Courses can be confusing! Hopefully we can help. We highly recommend reading Engineering Student Services’ degree requirements and FAQs.

Feel free to email vpacademic@ubcengineers.ca if you have any questions.


FIRST YEAR

(This is what you should take if you are a first year entering UBC in 2017W. This is the general path – if you’re in IB or AP, you may have some exemptions, or if you are in the pre-med path you will have some slightly different courses.)

  • MATH 100
  • MATH 101
  • MATH 152
  • PHYS 157
  • PHYS 158
  • PHYS 159
  • PHYS 170
  • CHEM 154
  • APSC 100
  • APSC 101
  • APSC 160
  • ENGL 112
  • A Complementary Studies humanities elective

COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

What’s complementary studies? Basically all of the non-engineering courses you will end up taking – things like english. You will need to complete these five requirements before you graduate. You may be able to replace these courses with equivalents.

1) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2) COMMUNICATION

3) ENGINEERING ECONOMICS

4) IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON SOCIETY

5) HUMANITIES

For the specifics of which courses are eligible for each of these categories, please visit the relevant Engineering Student Services page, available here.