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Undergraduate Curriculm

The department awards one degree, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. However, a student may pursue concentrations in Biomolecular Engineering, Materials and Energy.

 Read more about concentrations in the Chemical Engineering major here.


Chemical Engineering Curriculum, Class of 2012 and later.

First Year

First Semester

Credit

MATH 10550, Calculus I

4

CHEM 10171/11171, Gen Chem I    

4

Arts and Letters (A&L,I)

3

EG 10111, Intro to Engineering

3

FYC 13100 Comp/Univ. Sem. 13186 (A&L II)

3
17

Second Semester

Credit

MATH 10560, Calculus II

4

CHEM 10122, Gen Chem II

3

Univ. Sem 13186/FYC 13100 (A&L, III)

3

EG 10112, Intro to Engineering

3

PHYS 10310, Gen Phys I

4
17

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Credit

MATH 20550, Calculus III

3.5

CHEM 10172,Organic Chem I

3

CHEM 11172, Organic Chem Lab I

1

PHYS 10320, Gen Phys II

4

CBE 20255, Intro to Chemical Engineering

3

Arts and Letters IV

3
17.5

Second Semester

Credit

MATH 20580, Linear Algebra & ODE's

3.5

CHEM 20273, Organic Chem II

3

Arts and Letters V

3

CBE 20258, Computer Methods

3

CBE 20260, Thermodynamics

3
CBE 20290. Career Choices for Chemical Engineers *Recommended 1*
15.5

Junior Year

First Semester

Credit

MATH 30650, Differential Equations

3

CHEM 30333, Analytical Chem

3

CHEM 31333, Analytical Chem Lab

2

CBE 30367 Thermodynamics II

3

CBE 30361, Materials

3

CBE 30355, Transport Phen I

3
17

Second Semester

Credit

CHEM 30324, Physical Chem

3

CBE 30356, Transport Phenomona II

3

CBE 30338, Chem Proc Control

3

CBE 31358, Chem Eng Lab I

3

Arts and Letters VI

5
15

Senior Year

First Semester

Credit

CBE Elective

3

CBE 41459, Chem Eng Lab II or CBE 41910, Bioengineering Lab

3

CBE 40443, Separation Proc

3

CBE 40445, Chem Rxn Eng

3

Arts and Letters VII

3
15

Second Semester

Credit

CBE 40448, Proc Design

3

Advanced Science Elective

3

CBE Elective

3

Technical Elective

3

Arts and Letters VIII

3

15

Total: 128 credits
The 8 Arts and Letters slots are for 2 Phil, 2 Theo, 1 Hist., 1 Soc. Sci, 1 Fine Arts/Lit., FYC 13100