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Automotive and Vehicle Technology

Biotechnology | Process Automation

Learn about the construction, operation, design, and manufacturing of modern vehicles. Evaluate current and future automotive propulsion technologies, advanced combustion systems, hybrid powertrains, and alternative fuel vehicles.   Use engineering fundamentals and state- of-the-art software to identify, formulate, analyze, and solve problems related to the machine components and assemblies used in the automotive industry.

Careers: Our graduates may work to develop new hybrid and green vehicle technologies, design power and control systems, engines, and bodies, perform complex analysis on mechanical components, assemblies, and systems, conduct crash tests and safety audits, or streamline production processes in manufacturing plants.

In addition to the courses listed in the curriculum shown below, this four-year program requires 3 mandatory 4-month co-op work terms.


Automotive and Vehicle Technology Curriculum

 

Fall (Sept - Dec)

Winter (Jan - Apr)

Summer (May-Aug)

Year 1

Level IA

Level IB

 

Year 2

Level IIA

Level IIB

Co-op Work Term 1
ENG TECH 2EEO

Year 3

Level IIIA

Co-op – Work Term 2
ENG TECH 3EEO

Co-op – Work Term 3
ENG TECH 4EEO

Year 4

Level IIIB

Level IVA

 

Year 5

Level IVB

*Co-op work-term possibilities for the summers in years 1 and 4 should be discussed with the ECCS office.

The GEN TECH requirements have been revised, please refer to your personal Degree Audit Report on MUGSI for your degree requirements.

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Level IA
WHMIS 1A00      Safety Training
ENG TECH 1CH3 Chemistry
ENG TECH 1CP3 C++ Programming
ENG TECH 1MC3 Mathematics 1
ENG TECH 1PH3 Physics
GEN TECH 1CS3 Communication Skills I
 
Level IB
ENG TECH 1EL3 Electricity & Electronics 1
ENG TECH 1ME3 Mechanics
ENG TECH 1MT3 Mathematics 2
ENG TECH 1PR3 Object-Oriented Programming 
GEN TECH 1CZ3 Communication Skills II
 
Level IIA
AUTO TECH 2AE3 Automotive Engineering Technology 1
AUTO TECH 2CD3 CAD for Design
AUTO TECH 2MT3 Materials Technology
ENG TECH 2ES3  Engineering Statistics
ENG TECH 2MA3 Mathematics 3
GEN TECH 2PW3 Professional Workplace Practices 
 
Level IIB
AUTO TECH 2AC3 Advanced CAD
AUTO TECH 2TS3 Thermal Systems
ENG TECH 2MS3 Modelling & Numerical Solutions
ENG TECH 2MT3 Mathematics 4
GEN TECH 2EE3 Engineering Economics
GEN TECH 2MP3 Management Principles
 
Level IIIA
AUTO TECH 3AE3 Automotive Engineering Technology 2
AUTO TECH 3CT3 Control Theory
AUTO TECH 3TS3 Fluid Mechanics
ENG TECH 3FE3 Finite Element Analysis
GEN TECH 3FF3 Financial Systems
GEN TECH 3MT3 Management of Technical Projects 
 
Level IIIB
AUTO TECH 3AV3 Alternate Vehicular Power Systems
AUTO TECH 3MP3 Manufacturing Processes & Systems
AUTO TECH 3MV3 Mechatronics for Vehicle Technology
AUTO TECH 3VD3 Vehicle Dynamics 1
GEN TECH 3LS3 Quality Control and Assurance Methods
GEN TECH 3TS3 Technology and Society
 
Level IVA
AUTO TECH 4AE3 Automotive Engineering Technology 3
AUTO TECH 4EC3  Electrical & Electronics Control Systems
AUTO TECH 4MS3 Modelling & Simulation
AUTO TECH 4TR1 Technical Report I (continues through Level 4B)
GEN TECH 4ET3 Technological Entrepreneurship
GEN TECH 4SC3 Supply Chain Management and Resource Planning
 
Level IVB
AUTO TECH 4AT3 Automotive Engineering Technology 4
AUTO TECH 4CI3 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
AUTO TECH 4DV3  Vehicle Dynamics 2
AUTO TECH 4TR3 Technical Report II (continues from Level 4A)
GEN TECH 4FT3 Technology Strategy
GEN TECH 4TE3 Technology Ethics and Sustainability