Registration in this Option is discontinued effective September 1, 2019. Students enrolled in this Option will be allowed to graduate upon fulfilling all requirements of the Option by August 31, 2023.
Students entering Electrical Engineering - Wireless Communications option - follow the same curriculum for the first three years as other students in the Electrical Engineering program. A student who wishes to enroll in the Wireless Communications option must have completed the third year of the Electrical Engineering curriculum.
Students entering the Electrical Engineering program must have completed the entire first-year program in Engineering, with no outstanding credits to be taken, and have a year-weighted average (YWA) of at least 60%. First consideration will be given to applicants with a minimum grade of 60% in each of the following courses: Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413, Engineering Science 1036A/B, and Physics 1402A/B.
Engineering Common First Year Program
Full-year courses: Applied Mathematics 1413, Engineering Science 1050, Business Administration 1299E.
Full-year half course: Engineering Science 1022A/B/Y.
Half-year courses: Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, Chemistry 1302A/B, Engineering Science 1021A/B, Engineering Science 1036A/B, Physics 1401A/B and Physics 1402A/B.
(Three of the half courses are taken in each term as scheduled)
Second Year Program
Applied Mathematics 2270A/B, Applied Mathematics 2276A/B, Computer Science 1027A/B, ECE 2205A/B, ECE 2231A/B, ECE 2233A/B, ECE 2236A/B, ECE 2240A/B, ECE 2242A/B, ECE 2277A/B, MME 2234A/B, Writing 2130F/G (or the former ES 2211F/G).
Third Year Program
Applied Mathematics 3415A/B, ECE 3330A/B, ECE 3331A/B, ECE 3332A/B, ECE 3333A/B, ECE 3336A/B, ECE 3337A/B, ECE 3370A/B, ECE 3375A/B, ECE 3399A/B, Statistical Sciences 2141A/B, 0.5 non-technical elective.
Fourth Year Program
ECE 4416, ECE 4429A/B, ECE 4432A/B, ECE 4433A/B, ECE 4436A/B, ECE 4437A/B, ES 4498F/G, 1.0 non-technical elective*.
Two 0.5 technical electives from the approved list - the list is the same as for the Electrical Engineering program, Option A (Electrical Engineering), excluding the above mandatory courses.
Students who entered before September 2016 are required to take Business Administration 2299E.
*Selection of the non-technical elective must be approved by the Department Counsellor to satisfy the CEAB requirements of subject matter that deals with central issues, methodologies and thought processes of the humanities and social sciences. An approved list can be found on the Engineering website.