Sep 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Calendar 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Calendar

Online Undergraduate Courses in Engineering


The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) at Queen’s is committed to providing flexibility and accessibility in our curriculum.  As such, we provide one fully online undergraduate program and several fully online courses.  

Fully online undergraduate program:

Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology (online) 

Fully online courses available for Bachelor of Mining Technology (BTECH) students (Offered Based on Demand):

  •  MNTC P01 Engineering Mathematics 
  •  MNTC P02 Mining Geology 
  •  MNTC P03 Foundational Mathematics 
  •  MNTC P04 Calculus 
  •  MNTC P05 Foundational Physics 
  •  MNTC P06 Foundational Chemistry 
  •  MNTC P07 Surveying Principles   
  •  MNTC 301 Technical Writing and Communication 
  •  MNTC 302 Engineering Physics 
  •  MNTC 303 Engineering Chemistry 
  •  MNTC 304 Applied Metrology and Data Analysis 
  •  MNTC 305 Introduction to Mining 
  •  MNTC 306 Mineral Processing Unit Operations 
  •  MNTC 307 Geomechanics and Ground Control 
  •  MNTC 310 Mining and Society 
  •  MNTC 311 Ore Body Modelling and Resource Estimation 
  •  MNTC 313 Introduction to Programming 
  •  MNTC 314 Drilling and Blasting 
  •  MNTC 316 Ventilation and Hydraulics 
  •  MNTC 399 Field School I (on site) 
  •  MNTC 408 Mine Health and Safety 
  •  MNTC 409 Mineral Economics 
  •  MNTC 413 Surface Mine Planning 
  •  MNTC 414 Underground Mine Planning 
  •  MNTC 415 Metal Extraction Processes 
  •  MNTC 418 Sustainability and the Environment 
  •  MNTC 419 Mine Supervision and Project Management 
  •  MNTC 420 Physical Asset Management 
  •  MNTC 423 Geomatics 
  •  MNTC 498 Capstone Project 
  •  MNTC 499 Field School II (on site) 

Fully online courses available for Bachelor of Applied Science (BASC) and Letter of Permission students:

  • APSC 221 Economics and Business Practices in Engineering  (Offered Fall, Winter, Summer)
  • APSC 250 NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR -Biology Through an Engineering Lens (Offered in Summer online)
  • CHEE 302 Technical Entrepreneurship  (Offered in Fall at Herstmonceux Castle and Offered in Winter online)
  • MINE 472 Mining Systems, Automation, and Robotics  (Offered in Winter)
  • MTHE 225 Ordinary Differential Equations (Offered in Summer)

To apply for registration in an FEAS online course or program:

  • Existing Queen’s students, please visit SOLUS to enroll.
  • Students interested in the BTECH program, please see here 
  • For non-Queen’s undergraduate students applying as a Letter of Permission student, use the Queen’s Online Application Portal. See below for further information.

Step-by-Step Letter of Permission Application Guideline for Non-Queen’s undergraduate students:

Please follow the step below when applying to Queen’s Engineering as a Letter of Permission student:

  1. Access the online application portal found here
  2. Create an account
  3. Under ‘External Applicant’ select ‘Letter of Permission/Non-Degree’
  4. Under ‘1st Program/Plan’:
    1. Select ‘Non-Degree Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’ as your program
    2. Select ‘Engineering Online Letter of Permission’ as your plan
    3. Select ‘Part Time’ as your course load
    4. Indicate the term of study (eg. Summer 2020) under term
  5. Enter Personal Details section
  6. Review application
  7. Attach required documentation
  8. Submit application payment
  9. Complete Application
  10. After you have submitted your application, you will work with the Admissions Office who will review your application and, provided you have accurately completed your application, will issue you an offer of admission. 
  11. Once you have accepted your offer of admission, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Office will reach out to you to assist you with your course registration.

Application Deadlines for BTECH and Letter of Permission

When the 1st/15th fall on a weekend/holiday the opening/closing/document deadline/ will move to the next business day.  Applications open at 8:30 am and close at 4:30 pm EST.

Term

Open

Close

Document/ LOP and Interest Closing

Winter

Oct 1st

Dec 1st

Dec 15th

Summer

Feb 1st

Apr 1st

Apr 15th

Fall

June 1st

Aug 1st

Aug 15th

Fall (ASO)

July 1st

Aug 1st

Aug 15th

(ASO: Arts & Science Online)

Important Term Dates

FEAS specific dates: http://calendar.engineering.queensu.ca/content.php?catoid=10&navoid=256

FEAS Sessional dates: Registrar’s Office website here

Tuition Fees 

Information on tuition fees for Domestic and International students can be found here

Pay Your Tuition

Tuition is generally due on the first day of class. Please make note of the upcoming tuition due dates per term.

To Pay Tuition:

METHOD 1: Credit Card (only available to Distance Students)
  • Log in to SOLUS
  • Click on the green dollar sign
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to complete payment
METHOD 2: Bank Transfer
  • Using online or in-person banking, find Queen’s University as a Payee
  • Use your 8-digit student number as the ‘account number’
  • Once set up, you can pay this payee using funds directly from your bank account online, in person, or by telephone.
  • Please note that some payments can take between 3- 5 business days to reflect in your Queen’s account.
  • The Office of the Registrar can help with all questions about fees and payments. 613-533-6894 or fees@queensu.ca
  • Student Awards can help you with questions about OSAP, financial aid, bursaries and awards. 613-533-2216. 

Set up your NetID 

  • Your NetID is your login for the Queen’s online Student Centre. Once you apply, you will receive an email with your student number. You will use this to create your NetID following these steps:
  • Go to https://my.queensu.ca
  • Click on Don’t have a NetID?
  • Under Students, click on Activate your NetID
  • Record your NetID, you will need it every time you log into SOLUS, OnQ and your Queen’s email account.

Access your Queen’s Email

As a Queen’s student, you have a permanent Queen’s email address that consists of your netid@queensu.ca. All communication from Queen’s will go to this email address. Check it frequently or consider forwarding it to your most commonly accessed email address.

Access your Courses (OnQ)

Our online courses are run through OnQ, our online learning platforms. 

You will be able to begin your online course on the first day of class (or, in the case of a late enrolment, 48 hours after you enrol in SOLUS) by logging into OnQ. From here you will be able to access the course syllabus, timeline and lesson modules, submit assignments and check your grades. You can also communicate with your instructor, TA, and other students in the course. Your instructor or TA will email you at your Queen’s email address within the first week of the term to introduce themselves and the course to you.

  • click on https://onq.queensu.ca
  • enter your Queen’s NET ID and password
  • click “log in”

Credit Transfer:

You will need to initiate a request at your home university to have the credit transferred – so you should contact your faculty or department regarding the process and regarding how the grade would show on your transcript.

You will also likely need to request an official Queen’s transcript be sent from Queen’s as proof – please refer to this page for that process:

Please see the Queen’s Registrar’s pages regarding the process to ordering an official transcript:

Queen’s Registrar

Questions can be directed to the registrar’s office at: