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Curriculum in Chemical Engineering

Administered by the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

With an option in biological engineering. Leading to the degree bachelor of science. Total credits required: 125.5. See also Basic Program and Cooperative Programs.

Professional Program
Sophomore Year
Cr. Fall
3 Material and Energy Balances—Ch E 210*
4 Calculus III—Math 265
5 Introduction to Classical Physics II—Phys 222
3 Organic Chemistry—Chem 331
15
Cr. Spring
3 Transport Phenomena I—Ch E 356*
4 Elementary Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms—Math 267
3 Organic Chemistry—Chem 332
3 Chemical Thermodynamics—Chem 325
3 Engl 250
16

Junior Year
Cr. Fall
3 Numerical Methods in Process Analysis—Ch E 310
3 Transport Phenomena II—Ch E 357*
3 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics—Ch E 381*
3 Biochemistry—BBMB 301
1 Seminar—Ch E 302
3 Statistics elective4
16
Cr. Spring
3 Communication elective3
3 Separations—Ch E 358*
2 Chemical Engineering Laboratory I—Ch E 325*
3 Chemical Reaction Engineering—Ch E 382*
3 Chemistry elective2
3 SSH elective1
17
Senior Year
Cr. Fall
3 Process Control—Ch E 421*
3 Engineering elective5
3 Professional elective6
3 SSH electives1
3 SSH electives1
15
Cr. Spring
4 Process and Plant Design—Ch E 430*
3 Professional elective6
3 SSH electives1
3 Chemical Engineering elective7
2 Chemical Engineering Laboratory II—Ch E 426*
15

Communication Proficiency

The department requires satisfactory completion of Engl 150, 250 (or 250H), and the Communications elective.

1Selected from list of department-approved social sciences and humanities (SSH) courses.

2Selected from department-approved list.

3Selected from department-approved list.

4Selected from department-approved list.

5Selected from department-approved list.

6Selected from department-approved list.

7Selected from department-approved list.

*Core professional curriculum. A student must have a minimum grade-point average of 2.00 in this group of courses in order to graduate.

Option

Biological Engineering—ChE 427 replaces ChE 426, BBMB 404 may be substituted for BBMB 301. Electives: Chemistry—BBMB 405 (with BBMB 404), BBMB 420 (with BBMB 301), or Biol 314; ChE—ChE 415, ChE 440, ChE 542 or ChE 562: Professional—select one from ChE 415, ChE 440, ChE 542, ChE 562 or ChE 490 and one from 300-level life sciences (not BBMB 301), 300 or 400-level course in Chem, FS HN or BBMB; Engineering—AE 473, AE 480, BRT 501, CE 421, or MSE 580.