College of the North Atlantic

Engineering Technology (First Year)

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Program Information

School:College of the North Atlantic
Faculty:School of Engineering Technology
Field of Study:Engineering Technology, General
Description:The college offers a common first year in the Engineering Technology. This allows students to complete the first two semesters of the engineering technology program that they have been accepted to at one of four CNA campuses that offer first year engineering technology. After completing the first two semesters, students must enter the campus which offers the program of their choice to complete the seven week Intersession (May, June), and the subsequent years of their program.

Individuals must submit their application to the campus where they intend to complete the first two semesters of their program. This begins a first come, first served provincial process which reserves a seat at the designated campus for the appropriate Intersession, and subsequent years of program study.
URL:Engineering Technology (First Year) at College of the North Atlantic
Careers:Industrial Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade11 Mathematics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 
English (2 credits) (minimum 60%) from: 3201 or 3202

Mathematics (4 credits) chosen from:
Advanced: 2200, 3200 (50% minimum in each course)
Academic: 2201 (50% minimum), 3201 (60% minimum)

Note: Students who received a combined average of 70% in high school Academic Mathematics 2201 and 3201, or a pass in both high school Advanced Mathematics 2200 and 3200 can be exempted from Math 1700. Students must apply for the exemption.

Science (4 credits) two of which must be selected from:
Biology: 3201
Physics: 3204
Chemistry: 3202
Earth Systems: 3209

Note: The remaining two Science credits to be chosen from the highest Science mark in level 1, 2 or 3. Please visit for more general admission details

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 06, 2020