Reactions, interactions and creation - the science and study behind the building blocks of life.
Chemical Engineering offers a general program as well as specialized options in "extractive metallurgy" and "environmental sustainability"
Chemical engineers are creative problem-solvers who use their scientific and technical knowledge to develop processes and designs, operate plants to make useful products at a reasonable cost and carry out research to assure the safe and environmentally-sound manufacture, use and disposal of chemical products.
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Courses focus on organic and physical chemistry, statistics and chemical processes and reactions, among other subjects.
Co-Operative Education in Chemical, Mechanical or Mining Engineering
Co-operative (Co-op) education at Laurentian University is a plan of work-integrated learning where students, starting in the second year, put their academic knowledge into action through two paid discipline-related work terms.
Work terms begin at the end of the second year for a period of 4 months (April to August of the same year). After completing the third year, the student will undertake a placement of 16 months from April to August of the following year. The student will then return to complete one full year of academic study.
Advantages for Students
integrate your studies with practical experience
gain knowledge and exposure to a wide variety of professions
earn money that can substantially contribute to your expenses while a student
acquire necessary work habits and skills
learns to function as a key member of a team
gain a significant advantage upon graduation, not only in finding employment of your choice but also in obtaining one with higher pay and more responsibility due to your experience in the workforce
Students will get an "S" on their transcript ("satisfactory" after due review of each work term, work term report and company evaluation). If the student completed 16 to 20 months of the required placement, it will reflect on their diploma.
Advantages for Employers
In addition to employing highly motivated and committed individuals with an engineering background at a very reasonable cost, you can observe their progress and suitability over a succession of placements for potential full-time employment once they graduate.
The selection process ensures that students in the co-op program:
are high academic achievers
possess good communication skills
have positive attitudes
are adaptable and eager to work with others
have leadership potential
Admission is based on academic performance and individual interviews through which factors, such as motivation, interpersonal and communications skills are evaluated.
A minimum overall average of 70% is required for entry into the program and must be maintained.
For entry into Work Term 1, students must have completed all required core courses from the 2nd year of the program.
For entry into Work Terms 2, 3, 4 and 5, students must have completed all required core courses from the 3rd year of the program.
Refusal to accept a reasonable and legitimate placement position when offered may result in removal from the co-op program.
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Brent Lievers, 705-675-1151 ext. 2382 and email@example.com
The Calling of an Engineer
The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer has a history dating back to 1922, when seven past-presidents of the Engineering Institute of Canada attended a meeting in Montreal with other engineers. One of the speakers was civil engineer Professor Haultain of the University of Toronto. He felt that an organization was needed to bind all members of the engineering profession in Canada more closely together. He also felt that an obligation or statement of ethics to which a young graduate in engineering could subscribe should be developed. The seven past-presidents of the Engineering Institute of Canada were very receptive to this idea.
Haultain wrote to Rudyard Kipling, who had made reference to the work of engineers in some of his poems and writings. He asked Kipling for his assistance in developing a suitably dignified obligation and ceremony for its undertaking. Kipling was very enthusiastic in his response and shortly produced both an obligation and a ceremony formally entitled "The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer."
The object of the Ritual can be stated as follows: The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer has been instituted with the simple end of directing the newly qualified engineer toward a consciousness of the profession and its social significance and indicating to the more experienced engineer their responsibilities in welcoming and supporting the newer engineers when they are ready to enter the profession.
The Ritual is administered by a body called The Corporation of the Seven Wardens Inc./Société des Sept Gardiens inc. The seven past-presidents of the Engineering Institute of Canada in 1922 were the original seven Wardens. The Corporation is responsible for administering and maintaining the Ritual and in order to do so creates Camps in various locations in Canada. The Ritual is not connected with any university or any engineering organization; the Corporation is an entirely independent body. The Ritual has been copyrighted in Canada and in the United States.
The Iron Ring has been registered and may be worn on the little finger of the working hand by any engineer who has been obligated at an authorized ceremony of the Ritual of the Calling of the Engineer. The ring symbolizes the pride which engineers have in their profession, while simultaneously reminding them of their humility. The ring serves as a reminder to the engineer and others of the engineer's obligation to live by a high standard of professional conduct. It is not a symbol of qualification as an engineer - this is determined by the provincial and territorial licensing bodies.
For more information please consult http://www.ironring.ca/ .
Our Mechanical, Mining and Chemical Engineering programs are accredited by the CEAB. For more information on this process: http://www.engineerscanada.ca/e/pr_accreditation.cfm
1 grade 12 English U/M course
1 grade 12 4U Advanced Functions
1 grade 12 U Chemistry
1 grade 12 U Physics
1 addtional grade 12 U/M Math or Science course (Biology, Calculus and Vectors, Earth and Space Science, or analyzing current Economic Issues)
1 other grade 12 U/M courses
A minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses
Additional information for applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses.
Additional information for applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate.
Applicants from outside an Ontario High School
For Current Students
The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.
Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering (144 credits)
CHMI 1006E General Chemistry I or CHMI 1006F Chimie générale I
ENGR 1007E Engineering Graphics and Design or ENGR 1007F Graphique et dessins techniques
ENGR 1056E Applied Mechanics I or ENGR 1056F Mécanique appliquée I
MATH 1036E Calculus I or MATH 1036F Calcul I
PHYS 1006E Introductory Physics I or PHYS 1006F Introduction à la physique I
Complementary Studies or Technical Elective (3 credits)
CHMI 1007E General Chemistry II or CHMI 1007F Chimie générale II
COSC 2836E Computer Software for the Sciences or COSC 2836F Logiciels pour les sciences
ENGR 1016E Engineering Communications or ENGR 1016F Communication en génie
MATH 1037E Calculus II or MATH 1037F Calcul II
MATH 1057E Linear Algebra I or MATH 1057F Algèbre linéaire I
PHYS 1007E Introductory Physics II or PHYS 1007F Introduction à la physique II
CHMI 2426E Organic Chemistry I or CHMI 2426F Chimie organique I
CHMI 2526E Introduction to Physical Chemistry I or CHMI 2526F Introduction à la chimie physique I
ENGR 2026E Engineering Materials or ENGR 2026F Matériaux d’ingénierie
ENGR 2076E Mechanics and Strength of Materials I or ENGR 2076F Mécanique et résistance des matériaux I
MATH 2066E Introduction to Differential Equations or MATH 2066F Introduction aux équations différentielles
Complementary Studies or Technical Elective (3 credits)**
CHMI 2527E Introductory Physical Chemistry II or CHMI 2527F Introduction à la chimie physique II
ENGR 2097E Fluid Mechanics I or ENGR 2097F Mécanique des fluides I
ENGR 2276E Chemical Process Calculations
ENGR 3426E Engineering Economics or ENGR 3426F Économie appliquée à l’industrie
MATH 3416E Numerical Methods I or MATH 3416F Méthodes numériques
STAT 2246E Statistics for Scientists or STAT 2246F Statistiques pour science et génie
* This program has a co-op option. Please contact the School of Engineering for more information.
** It is recommended that students take ENGR 2106E Introduction to Mineral Resources Engineering as a technical elective in second year since it is a prerequisite for many of the recommended technical electives listed in LIST A.
ENGR 3436E Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Design I
ENGR 3446E Heat Transfer
Complementary Studies OR Technical Electives (12 credits)
ENGR 3126E Occupational Health Engineering
ENGR 3267E Process Dynamics and Control
ENGR 3416E Mass Transfer
ENGR 3476E Introduction to Polymers
OPER 4016 Project Management
Complementary Studies OR Technical Electives (3 credits)
ENGR 4126E Engineering Seminar or ENGR 4126F Séminaire en génie
ENGR 4435E Engineering Design Project
ENGR 4436E Chemical Process and Plant Design
ENGR 4447E Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Design II
ENGR 4457E Separation Processes and Unit Operations
ENGR 4477E Process Modeling and Control
ENGR 4117E Engineering, Technology, and Society or ENGR 4117F L’ingénierie, la technologie et la société
ENGR 4435E Engineering Design Project
Complementary Studies or Technical Electives (12 credits)
TECHNICAL and COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES ELECTIVES
Students are required to complete a total of 27 credits of Technical Electives, at least 18 of which must be from LIST A. Please see details for LISTS A and B below.
Students are required to complete a total of 6 credits of Complementary Studies Electives.
LIST A - Technical Electives
(at least 18 credits required)
ENGR 3116E Mineral Processing I ***
ENGR 3246E Corrosion and Protection of Metals ***
ENGR 3307E Materials Handling
ENGR 3437E Water and Wastewater Treatment
ENGR 3466EEnvironmental Impact of Process Industries
ENGR 3526E Fluid Mechanics II
ENGR 3536E Materials and Manufacturing
ENGR 4116E Industrial Engineering
ENGR 4426E Air Pollution Control
ENGR 3147E Mineral Processing II ***
ENGR 3226E Hydrometallurgy ***
ENGR 3257E Pyrometallurgy ***
ENGR 3477E Adsorption and Membrane Processes in Pollution Control
ENGR 3566E Biomechanics of Living Tissues
ENGR 4187E Solids Waste Processing and Recycling in the Minerals Industry
LIST B - Technical Electives
(no more than 9 credits required)
BIOL 1506E Biology I or BIOL 1506F Biologie I
BIOL 1507E Biology II or BIOL 1507F Biologie II
CHMI 2041E Introductory Environmental Chemistry
CHMI 2117E Introductory Quantitative Analysis or CHMI 2117F Introduction à l’analyse quantitative
CHMI 2316E Inorganic Chemistry I or CHMI 2316F Chimie inorganique I
CHMI 2427E Organic Chemistry II or CHMI 2427F Chimie organique II
COSC 1046E Computer Science I
COSC 1047E Computer Science II
ENGR 2106E Introduction to Mineral Resources Engineering ***
GEOL 1006E Introductory Geology I or GEOL 1006F Introduction à la géologie I
GEOL 1007E Introductory Geology II
GEOL 2126E Mineralogy I
MATH 2037E Advanced Calculus or MATH 2037F Calcul avancé
PHYS 2006E Introduction to Electricity and Electronics
Other relevant Science or Engineering courses with Director's permission
*** Courses that, if all completed in fulfilling their Technical Electives requirement for a Chemical Engineering degree, allow students to apply to have "Extractive Metallurgy and Mineral Processing Option" noted on their transcript.
Complementary Studies Electives
ACCT 1001E Using Financial Information or ACCT 1001F Utilisation des données financières
ANCS 1006E Greek Civilization
ANCS 1007E Roman Civilization
ANCS 2016E Classical Mythology
ANTR 1007E Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
ARCL 1006E Introduction to Archeology and Physical Anthropology
ECON 1006E Introduction to Microeconomics or ECON 1006F Introduction à la microéconomie
ECON 1007E Introduction to Macroeconomics or ECON 1007F Introduction à la macroéconomie
ENGL 1705E Introduction to Writing and English Studies
ENGL 2005E Literatures in English
ENGL 2606E Backgrounds to Western Literature I
ENGL 2616E The Bible and Literature
ENGL 2626E Critical Approaches
ENGL 2676E Popular Literature and Culture I
ENVI 2506EL Cultural Representations of the Environment
ENVI 2507FL Empreinte écologique et développement durable
ENVI 2516EL Ecological Footprints and Demographic Change
GEOG 1026E Introduction to Physical Geography or GEOG 1026F Introduction à la géographie physique
GEOG 1027E Introduction to Human Geography or GEOG 1027F Introduction à la géographie humaine
HIST 1106E Introduction to the 20th Century or HIST 1106F Introduction à l’histoire du XXe siècle
HIST 1107E Contemporary Issues in Historical Perspective or HIST 1107F Perspectives historiques sur les problèmes contemporains
HIST 1206E Western Civilization: Renaissance to the French Revolution or HIST 1206F civilisation occidentale: depuis la Renaissance jusqu’à la Révolution française
HIST 1207E Western Civilization: French Revolution to the Present or HIST 1207F La civilisation occidentale: de la Révolution française à nos jours
HIST 1406E Canadian History: Pre-Confederation or HIST 1406F Histoire canadienne: L’époque de la préconfédération
HIST 1407E Canadian History: Post-Confederation or HIST 1407F Histoire canadienne : depuis la confederation
JURI 1006E Introduction to Legal Studies I or JURI 1106F Introduction à l’étude du droit
JURI 1007E Introduction to Legal Studies II or JURI 1107F Introduction au droit criminal
JURI 1105E Introduction to Legal Studies
LBST 1006E Introduction to Labour Studies I
LBST 1007E Introduction to Labour Studies II
LBST 2026E The World of Work (cross-listed with SOCI-2026E)
LBST 2106E Occupational Health and Safety, Level I
LBST 2246E What Do Unions Do? (cross-listed with SOCI-2246E)
LBST 3106E Occupational Health and Safety, Level II
MGMT 1006E Management of Organizations I or MGMT 1306F Gestion des organisations I
MGMT 1007E Management of Organizations II or MGMT 1307F Gestion des organisations II
OPER 2006E Introduction to Management Science or OPER 2006F Introduction à la science de la gestion
OPER 4016E Project Management (eligible as an elective course for Mechanical Engineering students only)
PHIL 1115E Introduction to Philosophy or PHIL 1105F Introduction à la philosophie
PHIL 2126E Philosophy of Sexuality or PHIL 2586F Philosophie de la sexualité
PHIL 2156E Philosophy, Culture and Power
PHIL 2217E Environmental Ethics or PHIL 2217F Éthique de l’environnement
PHIL 2256E Philosophy of Education or PHIL 2256F Philosophie de l’éducation
PHIL 2505E Critical Thinking and Argument or PHIL 2505F Pensée critique et argumentation
PHIL 2525E Contemporary Moral Issues or PHIL 2525F Problèmes éthiques contemporains
PHIL 2747E Technology, Freedom and Values or PHIL 2216F Technologie, valeurs et environnement
PHIL 2876E Business Ethics
POLI 1005E Introduction to Political Science
POLI 1006E Political Regimes or POLI 1006F Politique et sociétés
POLI 1007E Political Ideas and Political Actors or POLI 1007F Problèmes politiques contemporains
POLI 2306E International Relations or POLI 2306F Relations internationals
POLI 2426E Individual, Community and the Political Order
POLI 2526E Approaches to Justice
POLI 2575E Philosophy of Law
PSYC 1105E Introduction to Psychology or PSYC 1105F Initiation à la psychologie
SOCI 1015E Understanding Society or SOCI 1015F Étude de la société
WOMN 1005E Introduction to Women’s Studies or WOMN 1005F Introduction aux études des femmes
Note: Please consult with the School Director for other relevant courses.
To be in good academic standing and progress in the BEng program, a student must:
1) Meet all conditions of admission
2) Not fail more than 6 credits in any one year
3) Achieve an overall average of 3.5 GPA (or C letter grade or 60%) in all passed courses in the previous year (or previous 30 consecutive credits)
A student is subject to a one year probationary period for failure to meet any of the above criteria under academic standing.
A student is required to withdraw from the Bharti School of Engineering if he or she:
1) Does not satisfy all conditions after one probationary year or 30 consecutive credits
2) Fails 42 credits or more
3) Has not achieved good academic standing in two consecutive years or 60 consecutive credits
4) Fails to obtain the minimum academic grade and satisfactory lab performance where appropriate in a course on a third attempt
A student who is required to withdraw may petition the Senate Committee on Acadaemic Regulations and Awards for readmission after one calendar year. Such an appeal should have a recommendation from the director of the school before being considered by the committee.
Students in good academic standing who choose to discontinue their studies at the end of the first or any other year, with successful completion of that year, may apply for readmission with advanced standing. Cases are considered on an individual basis.
***Time limit: The Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) degree must be completed within seven (7) years of initial registration in the program.
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Computer Software for Sciences
Engineering Graphics and Design
Applied Mechanics I
Linear Algebra I
Introductory Physics I
Introductory Physics II
Organic Chemistry I
Intro Physical Chemistry I
Introductory Physical Chemistry II
Mechanics and Strength of Materials I
Fluid Mechanics I
Chemical Process Calculations
Introduction to Differential Equations
Numerical Methods I
Statistics for Scientists
Occupational Health Engineering
Process Dynamics and Control
Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reaction Design I
Introduction to Polymers
Engineering,Technology and Society
Engineering Design Project
Chemical Process and Plant Design
Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Design II
Separation Process and Unit Operations
Process Modeling and Control
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