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  • CEN 100 - Introduction to Engineering
    This course is aimed at familiarizing the first year students with the basic information of the academic structure and expectations. Exposure to public and worker safety and the impact of engineering activities on health as well as safety standards and safety codes will be covered. The course also stresses integration with other first year courses. The principal objectives of the course are to provide a general introduction to the field of engineering; to convey the social, professional, and ethical responsibilities of engineers and why they are important to an engineering education; to introduce the undergraduate engineering programs available at Ryerson University; and to provide a general description of the skills needed to become a practicing engineer. Case studies in engineering are used to illustrate engineering fields and scientific principles.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Tutorial: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Custom Requisites: Available only to Engineering and Engineering Special students.
  • CEN 199 - Writing Skills
    All engineering students are required to write a mandatory Writing Skills Test (WST) administered during Orientation Week before the beginning of the first semester. Students who pass the WST (grade of 'B' or higher) may enrol in their chosen breadth elective (liberal studies) courses. Those students who do not pass the WST will be required to enrol in LNG 111, LNG 112, LNG 113, or LNG 121 as a breadth elective (lower level liberal studies) course. Students who do not pass the WST will have three additional chances to write the WST. The second test will be scheduled in May following the completion of the first year Engineering curriculum. The third and fourth WST will be administered during the next academic year Orientation Week, and again, in May. This course must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in third-year engineering courses. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Count: 1.00
  • CEN 699 - Research Placement
    Students carry out research projects under the supervision of faculty members in Engineering. Research projects can be theoretical or experimental studies. Students are required to complete written reports. This course is graded on a Pass/Fail basis. Permission by Dean's Office.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Consent: Departmental consent required
  • CEN 800 - Law and Ethics in Engineering Practice
    Study of the legal and ethical aspects of engineering practice, including Canadian legal system and business organizations, tort liability, business contract law, intellectual and industrial property, principles of arbitration and alternative dispute resolutions, the practice of engineering, occupational health and safety, ethical aspects of engineering practice, ethical dilemmas in project management, sustainable development and ethical behaviour, and globalization and international standards for ethical and social responsibility.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00