Major Requirements 2015-2016
1. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with the department about their course scheduling.
2. Complete the following pre-professional courses:
- ChEn 170 Introduction to Chemical Engineering
- ChEn 191 Pre-professional Seminar
- ChEN 263 Computational Tools for Chemical Engineers.
- ChEn 273 Chemical Process Principles
- EcEn 301 Elements of Electrical Engineering
- Math 112 Calculus 1
- Math 113 Calculus 2
- Phscs 121 Introduction to Newtonian Mechanics.
And complete one of the following options:
- Chem 111 Principles of Chemistry
- Chem 112 Principles of Chemistry
- Chem 105 General College Chemistry
- Chem 106 General College Chemistry
- Chem 107 General College Chemistry Laboratory
3. Complete one of the following options:
- MATH 302 Mathematics for Engineering 1
- MATH 303 Mathematics for Engineering
- MATH 313 Elementary Linear Algebra
- MATH 314 Calculus of Several Variables
- MATH 334 Ordinary Differential Equations
4. Complete the following professional courses
- ChEn 311 Chemical Engineering & Society
- ChEn 373 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
- ChEn 374 Fluid Mechanics
- ChEn 376 Heat and Mass Transfer
- ChEn 378 Science of Engineering Materials
- ChEn 386 Chemical Reaction Engineering
- ChEn 391 Career Skills
- ChEn 436 Process Control and Dynamics
- ChEn 451 Chemical Engineering Plant Design and Process Synthesis.
- ChEn 475 Unit Operations Laboratory 1
- ChEn 476 Separations
- ChEn 477 Unit Operations Laboratory 2
5. Complete the following supporting courses:
- Bio 100 Principles of Biology
- CHEM 351 Organic Chemistry
- CHEM 352 Organic Chemistry
- CHEM 467 Physical Chemistry for Engineers
- ENG T 231 Foundations of Global Leadership
- Engl 316 Technical Communication
- Stat 201 Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
6. Complete technical electives (12 hours minimum) satisfying the following requirements:
Complete 2 hours of chemistry laboratory:
- CHEM 353 Organic Chemistry Laboratory--Nonmajors
- CHEM 464 Physical Chemistry Laboratory 1
- CHEM 465 Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2
Complete 6 hours of approved advanced Engineering course work. In general, these courses are 300-level or above from any of the following departments: Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or the School of Technology. For details and exceptions, see the department webpage.
Complete 4 hours of approved advanced course work from an engineering, math, science, or business (EMSB) department. In general, these courses are 300-level or above from any of the following colleges: College of Engineering & Technology, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, College of Life Sciences, and the Marriot School of Management. For details and exceptions, see the department webpage.
At least 1 hour, but no more than 4 hours, of the technical electives must be from a course or courses that provide significant experiential or project-centered learning, or focus on creativity and innovation skills. Applicable courses include Ch En 199R (Internship), Ch En 400 (Creativity), Ch En 498R (Mentored Research), and Eng T 497R (Global Engineering Outreach). For a full list of approved courses, see the department webpage. A course taken under this requirement will count toward either the advanced engineering or EMSB requirement above, depending on the department in which it is listed.
7. Pass a basic compentency exam (L3 Exam) administered by the Chemical Engineering Department