Environmental Chemistry (Specialist), Honours Bachelor of Science / Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering

Env Chm (Spec) HBSc / Civ MEng: Introduction

​​​​​​​Overview

The Combined Degree Program (CDP): UTSC, Honours Bachelor of Sci​ence, Specialist in Environmental Chemistry / Civil Engineer​ing, Master of Engineering is a five-yea​r program. For a general description of CDPs, see General Regulations section 1.4​.3.

​Contact

Mandy Meriano
UTSC, Honours Bachelor of Science, Specialist in Environmental Chemistry / Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering
Email: mmeriano@utsc.utoronto.ca​

Environmental Chemistry Program
University of Toronto Scarborough
Web: https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/specialist-program-environmental-chemistry-science
Email: mmeriano@utsc.utoronto.ca​​

Civil Engineering Program
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Web: http://civil.engineering.utoronto.ca/graduate-programs/prospective-students/master-of-engineering-meng-civil-engineering
Email: graduateadmissions@civ.utoronto.ca

Env Chm (Spec) HBSc / Civ MEng: Application Process

  • UTSC students in Year 3 of the Honours Bachelor of Science (HBSc)​ program in Environmental Chemistry (Specialist)​ who are interested in the CDP must contact Profe​ssor M. Meriano​ before the end of the Fall session.

  • Qualified UTSC students will be able to apply to the CDP.

  • UTSC students who are accepted to the CDP will receive a conditional offer to start the Master of Engineering (MEng) program upon completion of their HBSc program requirements.​​

Env Chm (Spec) HBSc / Civ MEng: Requirements

​Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the HBSc program, the School of Graduate Studies, and the MEng program.

  • Applicants to the HBSc program must:

    • be enrolled full-time and in good standing;

    • have a B+ average (cumulative grade point average [CGPA] of 3.3) or higher in Year 2;

    • carry a full course load of 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) each year (i.e., complete a minimum of 5.0 FCEs over the three academic sessions [Fall, Winter, Summer]).

  • Applicants to the MEng program must:

    • maintain a B+ average (CGPA of 3.3) or higher in Year 3 and Year 4 of their HBSc program;

    • complete the requirements of their HBSc program;

    • be conferred with the HBSc degree.

  • Please see the contact information to find details on each program’s admission requirements​.

Academic Path to Completion

Every CDP involves a specific combination of approved degree programs. The CDP requirements build on those of the two separate degree programs. Each CDP has a unique pattern of academic activity year by year.

​Y​​ear​​

Progression

​​Specific Requirements

​1 to 4
  • HBSc degree requirements​.
  • Students must complete all HBSc program requirements and degree requirements.
  • Students are expected to carry a course load of 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) over the three academic sessions (Fall, Winter, Summer) of each year.
  • In Year 3, qualified students may apply to the CDP and may be offered conditional admission to the MEng program.
  • In Year 4, students who receive a conditional offer of admission to the CDP and MEng program must complete 1.0 FCE in prescribed undergraduate e​ngineering courses offered by the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. These courses can be counted towards the completion of the HBSc degree requirements.
  • In Year 4, students who receive a conditional offer of admission to the CDP and MEng program may complete up to 1.0 FCE in graduate courses, with the permission of the Civil Engineering Department. These courses can be counted towards the completion of the HBSc degree requirements and the MEng program and degree requirements.
  • By the end of Year 4, fulfil both the undergraduate program requirements and the undergraduate degree requirements.
​5

  • Remaining MEng program requirements.
  • Conditions of admission are removed.
  • Complete 5.0 FCEs in MEng courses. Students who have completed up to 1.0 credit in MEng courses in Year 4 may subtract those courses from the total 5.0 FCEs required.​