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2017-2018
The Undergraduate Calendar
 

Faculty of Engineering

Engineering & Architecture

Request to Complete Degree Requirements Following an Absence
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This section of the Calendar describes the requirements and expectations for students wishing to return to their degree after a period away. These requirements are for students who left their degree in a good standing. (Good standing refers to situations where students were permitted to return to their degree during their last academic term. It specifically does not include students that are required to withdraw from engineering.) Note: these requirements apply to all previously enrolled students in the Faculty of Engineering.

  1. If students have not registered in classes for a period of less than one year, the promotion rules associated with that degree describe the return requirements. Refer to the Voluntary Withdrawals section of this Calendar.
  2. If students have been away from study in their program for a period of one year or more, then their return is to be governed by the following alternatives:
    • Students who have been away for a period of less than six years can apply to complete the degree requirements that were in place at the time they left their degree. However, as programs evolve some courses may have changed and there may be a need to modify the exact sequence of the material but not to increase the normal load required to complete the degree. (It may be to a student's advantage to repeat some material prior to starting new material.)
    • Students who have been away for a period of six years or more and were no more than 1.5 units (weight) from completing their original degree requirements can apply to complete the degree requirements that were in place at the time they left their degree. Again, due to the evolution of our programs, there may be a need to modify exactly which courses are required to complete the degree.
    • Students who have been away for a period of six years or more and have more than 1.5 units (weight) to complete their degree are required to complete the degree requirements in effect at the time of their readmission.

 


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