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Bachelor of Engineering (Bioresource) - B.Eng.(Bioresource)

Bachelor of Engineering (Bioresource) - B.Eng.(Bioresource)

Bioresource Engineering Major

Bioresource Engineering Major

The Department of Bioresource Engineering collaborates with other departments and the Faculty of Engineering in providing courses of instruction for a curriculum in Bioresource Engineering. Graduates qualify to apply for registration as professional engineers in any province of Canada. The professional agrology option qualifies graduates to apply for registration to the Ordre des agronomes du Québec.

There are six streams offered within the Bioresource Engineering Major. Via the appropriate choice of elective course sets, a particular area of study may be emphasized. More information about these streams and the suggested course sets for each can be found on the Department website at www.mcgill.ca/bioeng.

In the Bio-Environmental Engineering stream, students learn about soil and water quality management and conservation, geomatics, hydrology and water resources, organic waste treatment, use of GIS for biosystem operation, engineering for land development, climate control in buildings, ecosystem remediation, and many other related topics.

Students who follow the Soil and Water stream learn about hydrology, irrigation and drainage, soil and water management, environmental quality control and remediation, structural design, machinery design, artificial intelligence, GIS, and remote sensing.

In the Ecological Engineering stream, students learn how to apply principals of engineering and ecology to the design and implementation of complex ecological systems. They learn how to create systems that preserve and enhance natural ecological processes as a means of fulfilling design requirements.

In the Food and Bioprocessing stream, students are taught about the engineering of foods and food processes, physical properties of biological materials, post-harvest technology, fermentation and bio-processing, the management of organic wastes, biotechnology, the design of machinery for bioprocessing, etc.

Students who specialize in the Agricultural Engineering stream will learn about machine design, machinery, robotics, structural design, environmental quality control, waste management, artificial intelligence, GIS, remote sensing, complex system simulation, and much more.

The Professional Agrology option offers a course selection guided to qualify graduates for registration as professional agrologists with the Ordre des agronomes du Québec.

All required and complementary courses must be passed with a minimum grade of C. One term is spent taking courses from the Faculty of Engineering on the McGill downtown campus.

Students also have the opportunity to pursue a Minor. Several possibilities are: Agricultural Production, Environment, Ecological Agriculture, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Construction Engineering and Management, Entrepreneurship, and Environmental Engineering. Details of some of these Minors can be found under Faculty of Engineering > Minor Programs. To complete a Minor, it is necessary to spend at least one extra term beyond the normal requirements of the B.Eng.(Bioresource) program.

See Minimum Credit Requirement for prerequisites and minimum credit requirements.

About the B.Eng. (Bioresource) Program

About the B.Eng. (Bioresource) Program

Bioresource Engineering is the unique branch of engineering that includes Biological engineering and Bioengineering where professional engineering practice intersects with biological sciences. Bioresource Engineers design, improve and manage biological-based systems to operate in efficient and sustainable ways for the well being of the environment and society.

Bachelor of Engineering (Bioresource) (B.Eng.(Bioresource)) - Major Bioresource Engineering (113 credits)

Academic Adviser-U1: Professor Grant Clark Macdonald-Stewart Building, Room 1-099 Telephone: 514-398-7784

For more information, see Major Bioresource Engineering (113 credits).

Bachelor of Engineering (Bioresource) (B.Eng.(Bioresource)) - Major Bioresource Engineering - Professional Agrology (113 credits)

Academic Adviser-U1: Professor Grant Clark Macdonald-Stewart Building, Room 1-099 Telephone: 514-398-7784

For more information, see Major Bioresource Engineering - Professional Agrology (113 credits).

Bachelor of Engineering (Bioresource) - B.Eng.(Bioresource) Related Programs

Bachelor of Engineering (Bioresource) - B.Eng.(Bioresource) Related Programs

Minor in Environmental Engineering

Minor in Environmental Engineering

For more information, see Minor in Environmental Engineering (27 credits).

Barbados Field Study Semester

Barbados Field Study Semester

For more information, see Field Studies and Study Abroad > Field Studies > Barbados Field Study Semester.

Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies Field Semester

Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies Field Semester

For more information, see Field Studies and Study Abroad > Field Studies > Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies Field Semester.

Internship Opportunities and Co-op Experiences

Internship Opportunities and Co-op Experiences

For more information, see Internship Opportunities and Co-op Experiences.

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2010-2011 (last updated May. 3, 2010) (disclaimer)