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Your First Year: Bachelor of Technology

Learn everything you need to know about mapping out your first year. This is required reading for all incoming Bachelor of Technology students.

STEP 1: Getting started using Mosaic

Welcome to McMaster Engineering!

All students are encouraged to watch this introductory video on our course registration system, Mosaic, your undergraduate calendar and more.

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STEP 2: Getting enrolled in classes

This is your pathway to enrolling into your courses this academic year. Please follow each step carefully.

Watch this video on the B. Tech Automatic Timetable, your ticket to a conflict-free timetable using our automatic block enrollment system. 

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WHMIS 1A00 is a mandatory health and safety course that must be completed in Level 1. Bachelor of Technology students will be automatically enrolled into WHMIS 1A00. This one-hour training session must be completed during the first week of classes and takes approximately one hour. You will complete WHMIS online via Avenue to Learn.

STEP 3: Program specific requirements 

Your program has specific requirements that must be completed before you are eligible to enter Level 2. 

  Automotive & Vehicle Engineering Technology Biotechnology Automation Engineering Technology
Term 1 ENGTECH 1MC3, 1CP3, 1PH3, 1CH3
GENTECH 1PC3
ENGINEER 1EE0
ENGTECH 1MC3, 1PP3, 1PH3, 1CH3
GENTECH 1PC3
ENGINEER 1EE0
ENGTECH 1MC3, 1CP3, 1PH3, 1CH3
GENTECH 1PC3
ENGINEER 1EE0
Term 2 ENGTECH 1MT3, 1EL3, 1PR3, 1ME3
GENTECH 1BZ3
ENGTECH 1MT3, 1EL3, 1BI3, 1AC3
GENTECH 1BZ3
ENGTECH 1MT3, 1EL3, 1PR3, 1AC3
GENTECH 1BZ3

 

 

 

 

 

  • All term 1 courses are shared among the three streams
  • The courses that are specific to your stream are offered in term 2
  • ENGTECH 1MC3 is a prerequisite to 1MT3
  • ENGTECH 1CH3 is a prerequisite to 1AC3
  • ENGTECH 1PP3 is a prerequisite to 1PR3
  • You must complete WHMIS 1A00 before your first lab
  • ENG 1EE0 is an online co-op preperation course that starts during the 3rd week of term 1

STEP 4: After enrolment: Tips, tricks and FAQs

Congratulations! If you’re about to watch this video, you must be registered for classes. Here’s what else you need to know before Welcome Week.

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