Curriculum: Electronics Engineering

Core courses and typical schedule

A typical schedule for this option is provided below. Please consult official degree requirements in the university calendar for more details.

(Honors, General)

NOTE:  This curriculum is for students who entered the Engineering Science program in fall 2013 or later. Students who entered the program prior to fall 2013 should follow the curriculum posted here.

Year 1 (Standard schedule)

Term 1, Fall Term 2, Spring Term 3, Summer
CMPT 128-3  Intro to Computing Science & Programming for Engineers ENSC 180-3 Introduction to Engineering Analysis
CHEM 121-4 General Chemistry & Lab
MATH 152-3
Calculus II PHYS 121-3 Optics, Electricity, and Magnetism
ENSC 100(W)-3 Engineering, Science, and Society MATH 232-3
Applied Linear Algebra MATH 310-3 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations
ENSC 105W-3 Process, Form and
Convention in Professional Genres
PHYS 120-3
Mechanics and Modern Physics CMPL I First Complementary Studies Elective
ENSC 120-2 Introduction to Electronics Laboratory Instruments
       
MATH 151-3 Calculus I - or MATH 150        

Year 1 (Advanced schedule)

Term 1, Fall Term 2, Spring Term 3, Summer
CMPT 128-3  Intro to Computing Science & Programming for Engineers ENSC 180-3 Introduction to Engineering Analysis
 
MATH 152-3
Calculus II
ENSC 100W-3 Engineering, Science, and Society MATH 232-3
Applied Linear Algebra
ENSC 105W-3 Process, Form and
and Convention in Professional Genres
PHYS 121-3
Optics, Electricity, and Magnetism
ENSC 120-2 Introduction to Electronics Laboratory Instruments
CHEM 121-4 General Chemistry & Lab
MATH 151-3 Calculus I  CMPL I First Complementary Studies Elective
PHYS 120-3 Mechanics and Modern Physics
   

Year 2

Term 1, Fall Term 2, Spring Term 3, Summer
ENSC 204-1
Graphical Communication for Engineering
Co-op Term ENSC 225-4 Microelectronics
ENSC 220-4
Electric Circuits I
ENSC 254-4 Introduction to Computer Organization
ENSC 251-4 Software Design and Analysis for Engineers
ENSC 280-4 Engineering Measurement & Data Analysis
ENSC 252-4 Fundamentals in Digital Logic and Design
ENSC 320-4 Electric Circuits II
MATH 251-3 Calculus III MATH 254-3
Vector & Complex Analysis
MATH 310-3 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations (If not taken in Summer of 1st year)
 

Year 3

Term 1, Fall Term 2, Spring Term 3, Summer
ECON 103-4
Principles of Microeconomics ENSC 325-4
Microelectronics II
Co-op Term

ENSC 316-3 Introduction to Electrodynamics for Engineers ENSC 327-4
Communication Systems
ENSC 324-3 Electronic Devices ENSC 350-4 Digital Systems Design
ENSC 351-4 Embedded and Real Time System Software ENSC 383 Feedback Control Systems
ENSC 380-3 Linear Systems CMPL II Second Complementary Studies Elective

Year 4

Term 1, Fall Term 2, Spring Term 3, Summer

Co-op Term




ENSC 405W-3
Project Documentation, User Interface Design, and Group Dynamics ENSC 406-2
Engineering Ethics, Law, and Professional Practice
ENSC 410-3 or ENSC 411-4 The Business of Engineering or The Business of Entrepreneurial Engineering ENSC 425-4 Electronic System Design
ENSC 416-3 Introduction to High Frequency Circuit Design ENSC 426-4 High Frequency Electronics
ENSC 427-4 or ENSC 428-4 Communication Networks or Digital Communications ENSC 440-3 Capstone Engineering Science Project

ESD Elective I-4

First Engineering Science and Design Elective
ESD Elective II-4 Second Engineering Science and Design Elective
      ESD Elective III-4 Third Engineering Science and Design Elective

Additional Requirements for Honors:

  • ENSC 498-1    Engineering Science Thesis Proposal
  • ENSC 499-9    Engineering Science Undergraduate Thesis

Electives:

Engineering Science and Design Electives

Students in the Electronics Option must complete a minimum of 12 units from the engineering science & design elective course list, only one of which can be at the 300 level. For the Electronics Option, MACM 316 is the only approved 300 level ESD elective; however, be reminded that the elective requirement is based on number of credits (12) not number of courses, and MACM 316 is a 3 credit course.

  • ENSC 424-4 Multimedia Communications Engineering
  • ENSC 427-4 Communication Networks
  • ENSC 428-4 Digital Communications
  • ENSC 429-4 Digital Signal Processing
  • ENSC 450-4 VLSI Systems Design
  • ENSC 452-4 Advanced Digital System Design
  • ENSC 470-4 Optical and Laser Engineering Applications
  • ENSC 474-4 Digital/Medical Image Processing
  • ENSC 475-4 Biomedical Instrumentation
  • ENSC 476-4 Biophotonics and Microscopy Techniques
  • ENSC 477-4 Biomedical Image Acquisition
  • ENSC 483-4 Modern Control Systems
  • ENSC 489-4 Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • ENSC 495-4 Introduction to Microelectronic Fabrication
  • MACM 316-3 Numerical Analysis I