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Stream #1: BioEnvironmental Engineering

Overview

The BioEnvironmental Engineering stream focuses on the interface between a managed biosystem and the environment.

In this stream you will concentrate on the following:

  • Conservation of soil and water resources and quality
  • Geomatics and the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) for biosystem management
  • Organic Waste Treatment with various technologies including composting and anaerobic digestion
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Land Protection and Development (within an overall ecosystem-design approach)
  • Remote Sensing Applications of Artificial Intelligence
  • Complex System Simulation (to attain the overall objectives of long-term sustainability and environmental protection)

Course Sets

Required Courses (53 credits)
Complementary Course Set A (6 credits)
Complementary Course Set B (9 credits)
Complementary Course Set C (9 credits)
Complementary Course Set D (36 credits)

Complementary Courses, set A - Heat and Mass Transfer and Statistics

6 credits

One of:

AEMA 310 Statistical Methods 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CIVE 302 Probabilistic Systems 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MATH 323 Probability 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CHEE 315 Heat and Mass Transfer 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 346 Heat Transfer 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Complementary Courses, set B - Natural Sciences and Mathematics

9 credits

AEBI 211 Organisms 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

LSCI 230 Introductory Microbiology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Complementary Courses, set C - Social Sciences, Administrative Studies, Humanities, or Law

9 credits

MIME 308 Social Impact of Technology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Plus 6 credits of social sciences, administrative studies, humanities, or law courses at the U1 undergraduate level or higher with approval of the Academic Advisor. Note: these 6 credits may include one 3-credit language course other than the student’s normal spoken languages. Many set C subjects are available in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, or in the Faculties of Arts, Education, Management and Religious Studies, and the School of Music.

Complementary Courses, set D - Engineering Design

36 credits

BREE 214 Geomatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 217 Hydrology and Water Resources 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 322 Organic Waste Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 518 Bio-Treatment of Wastes 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 525 Climate Control for Buildings 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Optional for this stream:

BREE 416 Eng for Land Development 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 501 Simulation and Modelling 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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BREE 502 Drainage/Irrigation Eng. 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 504 Instrumentation and Control 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 509 Hydrologic Systems&Modelling 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 515 Soil Hydrologic Modelling 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer