M.S. in Chemical Engineering - Non-Thesis Option (Plan B)

General Requirements

  • 30 credits total
  • (ECHM 575 Research or Prof Paper/Project) is required
  • Half of total credits required for degree must be at 5xx level
  • 3xx level courses are not allowed
  • 4xx level courses may be used
  • Courses with grades below C- cannot be used to satisfy graduation requirements
  • Three credits (min.) registration required during term of:
    • Comprehensive Examination and Thesis defense
    • Graduation (1 credit with in absentia graduation request on file)

Course Requirements

The following courses are required of each MS student:
ECHM 594Seminar (can be taken twice)1
ECHM 503Thermodynamics (F)3
ECHM 533Transport Phenomena (Sp)3
ECHM 575Research or Prof Paper/Project1-4
Plus, a course in each of the following areas:
Reaction Engineering
ECHM 510Reaction Engineering/Modeling (Sp alt. Years)3
or EBIO 566 Fundamentals of Biofilm Engr
Advanced Mathematics
EGEN 505Advanced Engineering Analysis3
or EGEN 506 Numerical Sol to Engr Problems

Each student's graduate advisor and committee are to work with the student to prepare a Program of Study listing the courses the student is required to take.

Examinations

For Non-Thesis Option (Plan B) Students:

  • Defense of professional paper
  • Comprehensive examination