UTSC, Environmental Geoscience (Specialist Co-op), Honours Bachelor of Science / Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering

UTSC Env Geo (Spec Co-op) HBSc / Civ MEng: Introduction

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Overview

The Combined Degree Program (CDP): UTSC, Honours Bachelor of Science, Specialist Co-op in Environmental Geoscience / Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering is a five-year program. For a general description of CDPs, see General Regulations section 1.4.3.

Contact

Mandy Meriano
UTSC,​ ​Honours Bachelor of Science, Specialist Co-op in Environmental Geoscience / Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering
Web: https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/combined-degree-programs-honours-bachelor-science-master-engineering
Email: mmeriano@utsc.utoronto.ca​​

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

Civil Engineering Program
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Web: http://civmin.utoronto.ca/home/programs/graduate-programs/meng
Email: graduateadmissions@civ.utoronto.ca

UTSC Env Geo (Spec Co-op) HBSc / Civ MEng: Application Process

  • UTSC students in Year 3 of the Honours Bachelor of Science (HBSc)​ program in Environmental Geoscience (Specialist Co-op)​ who are interested in the CDP must contact Professor 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.​​​​

UTSC Env Geo (Spec Co-op) HBSc / Civ MEng: Requirements

​Minimum Admission Requirements

To be considered for conditional admission to the MEng program and the CDP, applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Be admitted to the HBSc program and Environmental Geoscience specialist co-op program.

  • Meet the admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies and the MEng program.

  • Be enrolled full-time and in good standing in the HBSc program:

    • 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]).

To be given full, unconditional admission to the MEng program in Civil Engineering, applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

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

  • Complete two prescribed undergraduate engineering half courses (1.0 FCE) as part of the HBSc degree requirements.

  • Students who choose the option of taking up to 1.0 FCE in graduate courses in Year 4 must achieve a minimum grade of B–. These courses can be counted towards the completion of the HBSc degree requirements and the MEng program and degree requirements.

  • Be conferred with the HBSc degree.​

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.​

Yea​r Progression​ Specific Requirements
​1 to 4
  • ​HBSc degree requirements.
  • By the end of Year 4, fulfil both the undergraduate program requirements and the undergraduate degree requirements.
  • Between Years 4 and 5, eligible students may begin the MEng program in the Summer session.
  • 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 engineering 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; students are graded as graduate students and must achieve a minimum grade of B–. These courses can be counted towards the completion of the HBSc degree requirements and the MEng program and degree requirements.
​5
  • ​Remaining MEng program requirements.
  • Conditions o​f admission are removed.
  • Complete 5.0 FCEs in MEng courses. Students who have completed up to 1.0 FCE in MEng courses ​in Year 4 may subtract those courses from the total 5.0 FCEs required.