Applied Science/Engineering (CAS, BASc)

Choosing First Year Courses

Establishing the best first year schedule helps you set the foundation for a successful Acadia experience. To help with this, your department has recommended the courses you should register for in your first year. Academic advising is available at any stage should you need it.

First Year at a Glance

Fall Semester

APSC 1073 and 1070L
Introduction to Engineering, with Lab
APSC 1223 and APSC 1220L
Design 1, with Lab
CHEM 1013 and CHEM 1010L
General Chemistry 1, with Lab
MATH 1013 and MATH 1010L
Introductory Calculus 1, with Lab
PHYS 1013 and PHYS 1010L
Introductory Physics 1, with Lab

Winter Semester

APSC 1113 and APSC 1110L
Statics, with Lab
APSC 1413 and APSC 1410L
Computer Programming, with Lab
CHEM 1023 and CHEM 1020L
General Chemistry 2, with Lab
MATH 1023 and MATH 1020L
Introductory Calculus 2, with Lab
PHYS 1023 and PHYS 1020L
Introductory Physics 2, with Lab
* MATH 1323
Matrix Algebra

Important Notes

Please follow the registration process provided through the Registrar's Office. Additional support is available through the Engineering department's administrative assistant, Heather MacKay, at (902) 585-1206 or

* MATH 1323 is intended for students that are only in the two-year CAS program (and not in the three-year combined CAS/BASc program)