MINOR IN NANOENGINEERING (AEMINNANO)

Course Requirements for the Minor in Nanoengineering

Nanoengineering, and its underlying science and engineering skills, has now become embedded in academic and industrial sectors spanning the electronics industry, communications, sustainable and legacy energy, medical diagnostics and devices, micro electrical mechanical systems, and new materials for the automotive, aviation, and manufacturing sectors. The minor provides students with an understanding of both the structure and the application of nanomaterials and includes a range of electives connected to their core programs.

The requirements for the Minor in Nanoengineering in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering are the successful completion of 3.0 FCE as outlined below:

  1. MSE219H1 – Structure and Characterization of Materials
  2. Thesis or Capstone Design course strongly related to nanoengineering. This requires approval by the Director of the Nanoengineering Minor. Thesis and capstone courses are not subject to the core course limit.
  3. Three (or four) other courses from the list of electives below. If the thesis or capstone project is only 0.5 FCE weight, students will require four electives.
    1. a. Of the courses required, one course (0.5 FCE) can also be a core course in a student’s Program, if applicable. Thesis and capstone are exempt from this limit.
    2. Of the 3 elective courses, at least 2 must be from the Advanced category.
    3. Some Departments may require students select their electives from a preapproved subset. Please contact your Departmental Advisor for details.
    4. Arts and Science Courses listed below may be considered eligible electives for students taking the Nanoengineering Minor, subject to the student meeting any prerequisite requirements. Students must also seek the approval of their home program to ensure that they meet their degree requirements. In situations where these courses don't meet those of their home program, students can elect to take these as extra courses.

Introductory Courses

Fall Session
  Lect. Lab. Tut. Wgt.
ECE335H1: Introduction to Electronic Devices F 3 - 2 0.50
Winter Session
  Lect. Lab. Tut. Wgt.
BME346H1: Biomedical Engineering Technologies S 2 4 - 0.50
ECE330H1: Quantum and Semiconductor Physics S 3 - 2 0.50
ECE350H1: Semiconductor Electronic Devices S 3 1.50 1 0.50
PHY358H1: Atoms, Molecules and Solids S 2 - 1 0.50

Advanced Courses

Fall Session   Lect. Lab. Tut. Wgt.
CHE562H1: Applied Chemistry IV - Applied Polymer Chemistry, Science and Engineering F 3 - - 0.50
CHM338H1: Intermediate Organic Chemistry F - - - 0.50
ECE427H1: Photonic Devices F 3 - 2 0.50
MSE430H1: Electronic Materials F 2 - 1 0.50
MSE438H1: Computational Materials Design F 3 1 - 0.50
MSE459H1: Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials F 3 2 - 0.50
PHY427H1: Advanced Physics Laboratory F - 6 - 0.50
PHY456H1: Quantum Mechanics II F 2 - 1 0.50
PHY485H1: Laser Physics F 2 - - 0.50
PHY487H1: Condensed Matter Physics F 2 - - 0.50
Winter Session
  Lect. Lab. Tut. Wgt.
BME440H1: Biomedical Engineering Technology and Investigation S 2 4 - 0.50  
CHE475H1: Biocomposites: Mechanics and Bioinspiration S 3 - 1 0.50
CHM325H1 S 2 - - 0.50
CHM328H1: Modern Physical Chemistry S - - - 0.50
FOR424H1: Innovation and Manufacturing of Sustainable Materials S 2 - 1 0.50
MSE443H1: Composite Materials Engineering S 3 - - 0.50
MSE462H1: Materials Physics II S 2 - 1 0.50
MSE451H1: Advanced Physical Properties of Structural Nanomaterials S 3 2 1 0.50
MSE458H1: Nanotechnology in Alternate Energy Systems S 3 - 2 0.50
MIE506H1: * MEMS Design and Microfabrication S 3 1.50 1 0.50
MIE517H1: Fuel Cell Systems S 3 - 1 0.50
PHY427H1: Advanced Physics Laboratory S - 6 - 0.50
PHY450H1: Relativistic Electrodynamics S 2 - 1 0.50
PHY452H1: Statistical Mechanics S 2 - - 0.50