Pre-Professional Transfer Program in Engineering

Complete the first year of your UAlberta or uSask engineering degree at uLethbridge.

University of Alberta (UAlberta) & University of Saskatchewan (uSask)

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This program allows you to complete the first year of your engineering degree here at the University of Lethbridge. Upon successful completion of your courses, you will then transfer to the University of Alberta (UAlberta) or the University of Saskatchewan (uSask) for your subsequent years. Take advantage of our excellent teaching environment and start at the University of Lethbridge, knowing that you will be well prepared for going on to either university.

We have carefully designed a package of courses for each university to make sure you are ready for your move and get the best start that we can offer for your engineering program. Students will take some of their courses with our UAlberta engineering students, while others will be specific to the uSask program. Students must take the appropriate program for the institution to which they intend to transfer.

Required Courses:

University of Alberta (UAlberta) University of Saskatchewan (uSask)
  • Chemistry 1000 – General Chemistry I
  • Chemistry 2000 – General Chemistry II
  • Computer Science 1620 – Fundamentals of Programming
  • Engineering 1100 – The Engineering Profession I
  • Engineering 2000 – Engineering Statics
  • Engineering 2060 – Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering 2100 – The Engineering Profession II
  • Mathematics 1410 – Elementary Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics 1565 – Calculus I
  • Mathematics 2565 – Calculus II
  • Physics 2130 – Waves, Optics & Sound
  • Humanities or Social Sciences Elective
  • Chemistry 1000 – General Chemistry I
  • Computer Science 1620 – Fundamentals of Programming
  • Engineering 1100 – The Engineering Profession I
  • Engineering 2000 – Engineering Statics
  • Engineering 2060 – Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering 2300 – Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Mathematics 1410 – Elementary Linear Algebra
  • Mathematics 1565 – Calculus I
  • Mathematics 2565 – Calculus II
  • Physics 2000 – Introduction to Physics II
  • One of:
    • Chemistry 2000 – General Chemistry II
    • Geology 2060 – Physical Geology
  • Humanities or Social Sciences Elective

Second Year

University of Alberta | Entrance to the second year of your engineering program at the University of Alberta is contingent upon a minimum first year GPA of 2.50. Acceptance to specific engineering streams at the University of Alberta is competitive and may require a GPA higher than 2.50. Students presenting a GPA lower than 2.50 may be offered admission based on available seats. Students are expected to complete the required 12 courses within one Academic Calendar year. Please note that ENGG 1100 and ENG 2100 (1.5 credits each) are not full courses, and have been designed to help students with study skills and offer other advice that will aid in their other courses. In addition to the above, applicants are expected to have completed the following senior high school courses: Chemistry 30, English Language Arts 30-1, Mathematics 30-1 or Pure Mathematics 30, Mathematics 31 and Physics 30. Admission to this program is competitive, and typically an admission average of 75% or higher on these courses and a minimum grade of 70% on each of these courses is required.

University of Saskatchewan | Entrance to the second year of your engineering program at the University of Saskatchewan is contingent upon a minimum first year GPA of 2.50. Students presenting a GPA lower than 2.5 may be offered admission based on available seats. Students are expected to complete the required courses within one Academic Calendar year. In addition to the above, applicants are expected to have completed the following senior high school courses: Chemistry 30, English Language Arts 30-1, Mathematics 30-1 or Pure Mathematics 30, Mathematics 31 and Physics 30

While this program has been designed to transfer seamlessly to the UAlberta or uSask, it is not exclusive and could be used to transfer to other engineering programs. Students should seek advice from the school to which they intend to transfer if this is their intent.

Engineering students are expected to begin their required Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Physics courses in the Fall semester, according to the following suggested timetable:

UAlberta

 

uSask

Fall
CHEM 1000
CPSC 1620
ENGG 1100*
ENGG 2000
MATH 1560
Elective
Spring
ENGG 2060
ENGG 2100*
MATH 1410
MATH 2560
CHEM 2000
PHYS 2130
  Fall
CHEM 1000
CPSC 1620
ENGG 1100*
ENGG 2000
MATH 1410
MATH 1560

Spring
ENGG 2060
ENGG 2300
MATH 2560
PHYS 2000
CHEM 2000 or GEOL 2060**
Elective

UAlberta | *1.5 credit course. All other courses are 3.0 credits.
uSask | *1.5 credit course. All other courses are 3.0 credits. ** CHEM 2000 is required for Chemical Engineering. GEOL 2060 is required for Civil Engineering and Geological Engineering.

For more information, please contact the coordinator Dan Furgason: (403) 329-2363 or furgason@uleth.ca, or contact our any of our Academic Advisors at (403) 329-5106 or artsci.advising@uleth.ca.