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Information for

Students: 1A in Fall 2010

Two Possible PD Paths

You must complete five Professional Development (PD) courses as part of your degree: two core courses followed by three elective courses. The following table shows the two options you have in order to meet degree requirements.

WatPD-Engineering PDEng

Three work term reports (WKRPT 200/1,300/1,400/1) are required.

Two core courses:

  • PD20: Engineering Workplace Skills I: Developing Reasoned Conclusions
  • PD21: Engineering Workplace Skills II: Developing Effective Plans

Choose three electives from:

  • PD3: Communication
  • PD4: Teamwork
  • PD5: Project Management
  • PD6: Problem Solving
  • PD7: Conflict Resolution
  • PD8: Intercultural Skills
  • PD9: Ethical Decision Making
  • PD10: Professional Responsibility in Computing
  • PD22: Professionalism and Ethics in Engineering Practice

Four work term reports (WKRPT 100/1,200/1,300/1,400/1) are required.

Two core courses:

  • PDENG 15: Professional Development - Overview
  • PDENG 25: Professional Development - Critical Analysis

Choose three electives from:

  • PD3: Communication
  • PD4: Teamwork
  • PD5: Project Management
  • PD6: Problem Solving
  • PD7: Conflict Resolution
  • PD8: Intercultural Skills
  • PD9: Ethical Decision Making
  • PD10: Professional Responsibility in Computing
  • PD22: Professionalism and Ethics in Engineering Practice

What You Need To Do

Once you have successfully completed the core course requirements (either PD20 and PD21 or PDENG 15 and PDENG 25), you will self-enrol in a PD elective course through Quest during the enrolment period in the term preceding your next work term.

Work Term Reports

There are program-specific arrangements for submitting work term reports. Contact your Program Academic Advisors for information on report requirements and submission dates.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding your WatPD-Engineering requirements, please contact us with your full name and ID.