Please note, this program has been postponed to September 2021.
The Common First Year Engineering Certificate program provides the opportunity to study first-year Engineeing (Applied Science) at Okanagan College. All courses must be taken at Okanagan College within a 12-month period. Students completing the Common First Year Engineering Certificate are able to apply to some B.C. university's second year Engineering (Applied Science) Degree programs.
Graduation from the Common First Year Engineering Certificate program requires successful completion of all courses in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 70%. Successful completion of individual courses requires a minimum grade of 50% with some courses requiring a higher minimum grade to be acceptable as prerequisites for subsequent courses at various institutions. Minimum graduating grade average for acceptance at receiving institutions will vary.
Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to:
B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
English Entrance Requirement:
Math Entrance Requirements:
A minimum of 67% in any of:
Science Entrance Requirements:
A minimum of 67% in:
All of the above courses must have been completed in the last two (2) years in order to ensure that the student has recent knowledge of the materials contained in these courses.
Graduation from the Common First Year Engineering Certificate requires the completion of the 39 required credits within a 12 month period, with a minimum 70% GGA.
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 06/02/2020