Approved Technical Electives
Students should consult the Academic Calendar for course availability and pre-requisites. Electives may be cancelled if enrolment is low or if a suitable instructor is not available.
Students must take a minimum of 6 technical elective credits from CHBE courses.
|Fundamentals of Sustainable Engineering||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Water Pollution Control||CHML/CHBE||4|
|Biomass Fractionation Technology||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Engineering Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Modelling and Optimization in Chemical Engineering||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Fuel Cell and Electrochemical Engineering||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Polymer Science and Processing||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Petroleum Refining Process Modelling and Simulation||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Air Pollution Prevention and Control||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Waste Management for Resource Recovery||CHML/CHBE||3|
|Carbon Capture, Conversion and Sequestration Technologies||CHML/CHBE||3|
|CHBE 4913||Thesis Proposal||CHML/CHBE||1|
|CHBE 4923||Thesis (following CHBE 491)||CHML/CHBE||5|
|CHBE 4954||Thesis Proposal-Biotechnology Topic||CHML/CHBE||1|
|CHBE 4964||Thesis-Biotechnology Topic (following CHBE 495)||CHML/CHBE||5|
|Bioprocess Engineering I||CHML||3|
|Bioprocess Engineering II||CHML||4|
|Process Control Engineering||CHML/CHBE||3|
|CHBE 497B||Topics in Chemical and Biological Engineering – Special Topic in Bioanalytics and Diagnostics (Dr. Jane Hill)||CHML/CHBE||3|
1CHBE 370 may be taken as a technical elective by students who started in CHBE prior to 2019W only.
2CHBE 373 and CHBE 485 may only be taken as a technical elective by students who started in CHBE in 2019W or later or started 3rd year courses in 2020W or later.
3CHBE 491 and CHBE 492 must be taken together.
4CHBE 495 and CHBE 496 must be taken together.
5CHBE 474 can count as a technical elective for CHML students who took CHBE 356 (4 credits) in 2021W and later
|APSC 2781||Engineering Materials||3|
|APSC 4864||New Venture Design||6|
|APSC 498||Directed Studies||1-6|
|BMEG 372||Biomedical Materials and Drug Delivery||3|
|BIOC 202||Introductory Medical Biochemistry||3|
|BIOC 302||General Biochemistry||3|
|BIOL 200||Fundamentals of Cell Biology||3|
|BIOL 201||Intro to Biochemistry||3|
|CAPS 391||Introduction to Gross Human Anatomy||3|
|CHEM 302||Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry||3|
|CHEM 405||Biophysical Chemistry||3|
|FNH 301||Food Chemistry||3|
|FNH 309||Food Processing||3|
|FNH 313||Food Microbiology||3|
|MINE 486||Mining and the Environment||3|
|MINE 488||Heavy Oil Sand Mining and Processing||3|
|MTRL 358||Hydrometallurgy I||3|
|MTRL 458||Hydrometallurgy II||3|
|PHYS 305||Introduction to Biophysics||3|
|Students can only take a maximum of 3 credits from the following courses:|
|APSC 440||Management Fundamentals for Technology-Based Product Marketing and Development||3|
|APSC 461||Global Engineering Leadership||3|
|APSC 462||Global Engineering Leadership Practicum||3|
|COMR 3293||Principles of Organizational Behaviour||3|
|COMR 3983||Introduction to Business Processes and Operations||3|
|Fundamentals of Financial Accounting||3|
|COMR 4583||Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting||3|
|COMR 4653||Marketing Management||3|
|COMR 4733||Business Finance||3|
|ENVR 410||Energy, Environment and Society||3|
|MECH 495||Industrial Engineering||3|
|MECH 496||Engineering Management||3|
|MINE 405||Introduction to Risk Management for Mining and Large Industrial Projects||3|
1Only for students in Chemical and Biological Engineering.
2Only for students completing the Minor in Commerce Program.
3Only for students with 3 or more Technical Electives
4This course requires an application. See website for details
Non-approved technical electives
To receive credit towards the technical elective program requirement for courses not found on the Approved Technical Elective list, students must seek permission from an undergraduate program advisor before the student takes the course.
To request permission, email email@example.com. Permission to take a technical elective is at the instructor’s discretion should any pre-requisites be incomplete.