Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Department of Engineering

General Office: K.C. Irving Hall, Room 221
Mailing Address: Department of Engineering,
University of New Brunswick,
100 Tucker Park Road,
Saint John, N.B.,
Canada, E2L 4L5 
Phone: (506) 648-5595


Chair: Peregrine Riley, PhD, PEng

  •     Christie, James S., BScE, MScE, PhD (UNB), PEng, Hon Research Prof - 1989
  •     Cotter, G. Terrance, BScE, MScE (UNB), PhD (Purdue), PEng, Hon Research Prof - 1972
  •     Gadoura, Idris, BScE (Libya), MScE, PhD (HUT, Finland), Senior Teaching Associate – 2006
  •     Keshavarzi, Shokat, BSc (Iran), BEd(UBC, Canada), MSc (Iran), PhD (UOW, Australia), Senior Teaching Associate, 2014
  •     Prasad, Ramesh C., BScE (BhU), MTech (IIT), MScE, PhD (UNB), PEng, Hon Research Prof and Emeritus Prof - 1982
  •     Riley, Peregrine, BScE (Qu), PhD (UNB), PEng, Senior Teaching Associate and Chair - 1986
  •     Roach, Dale, BScEng, PhD (UNB), PEng, DUT, Senior Teaching Associate - 2000
  •     Sollows, Kenneth F., BScE, MScE, PhD (UNB), PEng, Assoc Prof - 1985
  •     Walton, Byron A., Eng Cert (Mt.All.), BScE (NSTC), MScE (UNB), PEng, Senior Teaching Associate - 1975

The Engineering programs are based on Department course credit requirements established by the Faculty of Engineering as detailed in Section G of this Calendar. The courses available will satisfy up to one-half of the total course requirements for Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, and Software Engineering. Geological, Forest and Geomatics Engineering students may obtain approximately one-quarter of their total course requirements.

Elective courses should be chosen to satisfy specific Department program requirements. See Section G of this Calendar.

The total number of terms required to complete an Engineering program depends on the course load taken by the student. Students who follow approved programs, and who obtain about 80 - 85 credit hours of approved courses at UNB Saint John, will have the opportunity to complete the Bachelor's degree requirements in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at UNB Fredericton in two additional fall and two additional winter terms. Students in Geomatics, Geological and Forest Engineering will require six or more terms at UNB Fredericton in addition to the program credits they obtain at UNBSJ.

For information on the Co-op Program, Professional Experience Program (PEP) and the Diploma in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (TME), refer to Section G of this Calendar.

Engineering practice and environmental concerns cannot be separated; they are fundamental to all engineering disciplines. Engineering students with a particular interest in environmental issues are encouraged to choose the discipline most closely related to their interest. The following list indicates disciplines associated with various areas of environmental concern

Chemical Engineering: air and water quality
pollution control 
Civil Engineering: hydrology
solid waste management
water and wastewater treatment
environmental geotechnics
Computer Engineering: digital hardware
automotive and vehicle control
process industries and power systems
instrumentation and communication 
Electrical Engineering: instrumentation and control
energy conversion and utilization
electromagnetic interference and
Forest Engineering: forest dynamics
integrated renewable resource management
machine/environment interactions
Geodosy & Geomatics Engineering: remote sensing of the environment
mapping of land and water resources
monitoring topographic change
hazard mapping
environmental information systems 
Geological Engineering: conservation and management of resources
waste disposal
environmental geotechnics 
Mechanical Engineering: alternative energy systems
recycling systems and design for recycling
energy conservation and utilization 
Software Engineering: computer software
information system
system testing and maintenance 

Please refer to the UNBF portion of the calendar for information on the General 1st Year Program (Engineering I), Biomedical Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering.

At UNB Saint John the following courses are equivalent to the same courses at UNB Fredericton and/or to the other UNB Fredericton courses listed opposite:

UNBSJ - UNBF Equivalencies
CE 2033 (5 ch) = CE 3033 (5 ch) CE 2033 (5 ch) = CE 3033 (5 ch)
CE 2113 (4 ch) = CE 3133 (4 ch) CE 2113 (4 ch) = CE 3133 (4 ch)
GEOL 1044 (5 ch) ESCI 1001 + ESCI 1026 (3+2 ch)
GEOL 1044 + GEOL 1074 (5+5 ch) ESCI 1001 + ESCI 1026 + ESCI 2022 (3+2+5 ch)
ME 3232 (3 ch) CE 3963 (3 ch)
CHE 2012 (3 ch)
ME 3513 (3 ch) ME 3511 (3 ch), CHE 2703 (3 ch)
SE 1001 (5 ch) GGE 1001 (5 ch)


NOTE: Minimum grade of C is required for all prerequisite and all core and technical elective courses used for credit towards the BSc(Eng) degree.

Standard Engineering Program

Courses are arranged by priority for each major program. Most programs are designed to be completed in eight terms of study. Students electing to spread their studies over nine or ten terms can defer low-priority courses to later terms and thus balance their workload. Students should consult their faculty advisors before selecting courses.