Minor Programs

The Prototyper, a student project, is essentially a 3D printer that builds objects by depositing droplets of material layer by layer.

The Prototyper, a student project, is essentially a 3D printer that builds objects by depositing droplets of material layer by layer.

In general, completing a Minor program will take an additional term. Note that none of the courses taken in this minor can be used as credit for technical electives in the IGEN program. (Of course, you expected that, didn’t you?)

Minor in Commerce

Students desiring a stronger foundation in business are encouraged to consider the Minor in Commerce. Upon successful completion of this Minor program, the notation ‘Minor in Commerce’ will be placed on the student’s transcript.

Enrolment in this program is limited. Applications for admission can be obtained from Engineering Student Services. The completed form must be returned by May 15. For an application to be considered, the student must be eligible for at least third-year standing in the Faculty of Applied Science with a cumulative average of at least 68% in the previous two years. Meeting the stated minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the Minor. Preference will be given to students who have already completed ECON 310 and 311 (or ECON 101 and 102). The program will consist of the following:

Course
Credits
ECON 310 and 311 (or 101 and 102, see note 1)
6
COMM 457
3
COMM 465
3
One of COMM 329, 458 or 473
3
An engineering economics course appropriate for the department in which the student is enrolled.
3
Students who have completed ECON 101 and 102 prior to entry into the program may use this course in lieu of ECON 310 and 311.
Either Economics course may be used as the humanities and social sciences elective component of the complementary studies courses.

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