Chemical Engineering

The curriculum is 128 credits comprised of a Basic Program plus Electives which students select to meet both University Core requirements and requirements of the Chemical Engineering degree.

Student Performance and Retention Requirements: Students are required by Board of Regents policy to achieve a C- or better grade in each class used to satisfy the Bachelor of Science degree requirements. Moreover, students must achieve a C- or better grade prior to taking follow-on courses.

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
ECHM 100 - Intro to Chemical Engr
or EBIO 100 - Intro to Biological Engr
2  
M 171Q - Calculus I4  
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D)3  
US or W Core course3  
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I4  
M 172Q - Calculus II  4
US or W Core course  3
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D)   3
EGEN 102 - Intro to Engineer Comp Apps  2
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II  4
Year Total: 16 16
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
CHMY 211 - Elements of Organic Chemistry5  
M 273Q - Multivariable Calculus4  
ECHM 201 - Elementary Principles of Chemical and Biological Engineering3  
PHSX 220 - Physics I (w/ calculus)4  
ECHM 321 - Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics Operations  3
EMAT 251 - Materials Structures and Prop  3
M 274 - Introduction to Differential Equation  4
PHSX 222 - Physics II (w/ calculus)  4
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D)  3
Year Total: 16 17
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
ECHM 307 - Chem Engin Thermodynamics I3  
ECHM 322 - Chemical Engineering Heat Transfer Operations3  
EGEN 350 - Applied Engr Data Analysis2  
Chem and Biochem Elective3  
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D)3  
Elective2  
EBIO 438 - Bioprocess Engin  3
EGEN 310R - Multidisc Engineering Design  3
ECHM 328 - Chemical Engineering Reactor Design  3
Technical Elective  3
ECHM 323 - Chemical Engineering Mass Transfer Operations  3
Year Total: 16 15
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
ECHM 411R - Chemical Engineering Design I3  
ECHM 442 - Chem Engin Laboratory I
or EBIO 442 - Bioengineering Lab I
3  
ECHM 407 - Chem Engin Thermodynamics II2  
ECHM 424 - Transport Analysis3  
Technical Electives6  
ECHM 412R - Chemical Engineering Design II  3
ECHM 451 - Chemical Engineering Process Dynamics and Control  3
CHMY 373 - Physical Chemistry - Kinetics and Thermodynamics  3
EGEN 488 - Fundamentals of Engineer Exam  0
ECHM 443 - Chem Engin Laboratory II  3
Technical Electives   3
Year Total: 17 15
Total Program Credits: 128

A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation; 42 of which must be in courses numbered 300 and above.