Programs of Study


Basic Chemical Engineering Curriculum

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Freshman Year /Fall SemesterCr. Freshman Year/Spring SemesterCr.
25.107Intro to Eng I2 25.108Intro to Eng II2
42.101College Writing I3 42.102College Writing II3
84.121Chemistry I3 84.122Chemistry II3
84.123Chemistry Lab I1 84.124Chemistry Lab II1
92.131Calculus I4 92.132Calculus II4
General Education Elective(1)3 95.141Physics I3
    96.141Fund Exp Physics I1
 
TOTAL
16  
TOTAL
17

Sophomore Year /Fall SemesterCr. Sophomore Year/Spring SemesterCr.
10.201Material Balances3 10.202Energy Bal. & Intro. to Thermo3
10.205Fundamentals of Electricity3 84.205Organic Chemistry Lab1
84.221Organic Chemistry I (2)3 84.222Organic Chemistry II(2)3
92.231Calculus III4 92.236Eng. Differential Equations3
 81.210                          3 92.385Applied Statistics3
 81.212    Biology for Engineers Lab     1 General Education Elective(1)3
 
TOTAL
16  
TOTAL
16

Junior Year /Fall SemesterCr. Junior Year/Spring SemesterCr.
10.303Fluid Mechanics3 10.304Heat Transfer3
10.311Thermodynamics3 10.310

SeparationProc. w/ Mass Transfer

3
10.315Unit Operations Lab I2 10.308Intro to Materials Sci. and Eng.3
10.317Appl Eng Problem Solving/Matlab3 10.316Unit Operations Lab II2
84.344Physical Chemistry I(3)3 84.347Physical Chemistry Lab1
General Education Elective(1)3 General Education Elective(1)3
 General Education Elective(1)3
 
TOTAL
17  
TOTAL
18

Senior Year /Fall SemesterCr. Senior Year/Spring SemesterCr.
10.403Chemical Reaction Engineering3 10.410Plant Design3
10.409Engineering Economics3 10.XXXChemical Eng. Technical Elective3
10.413Process Dynamics and Control3 10.XXxChemical Eng. Technical Elective3
10.415Processes and Controls Lab2 Technical Elective3
Chemical Eng Technical Elective3 Adv. Chem. Elective or Equiv.3
Technical Elective3   
 
TOTAL
17  
TOTAL
15

Total Minimum Credits = 132

(1) The University General Education requirements must be satisfied. Either Economics I (49.201) or II (49.202) must be used to satisfy one of the Social Science requirements. Either Introduction to Ethics (45.203) or Engineering and Ethics (45.334) must be used to satisfy one of the Arts and Humanities requirements. A General Education course that fulfills the Diversity requirement must be taken.
(2) Listed co-requisite, 84.229 or 84.230, Organic Chemistry Laboratory is not required for Chem. Eng. (CN) majors 
(3) Listed co-requisite, 84.346, Physical Chemistry Lab, is not required for Chem. Eng. (CN) majors.