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.

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Freshman Year Credits
  Fall     Spring
ECHM 100 - Intro to Chemical Engr
or EBIO 100 - Intro to Biological Engr
2  
M 171Q - Calculus I 4  
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D) 3  
US or W Core course 3  
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I 4  
M 172Q - Calculus II   4
US or W Core course   3
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D)   3
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II   4
EGEN 102 - Intro to Engineer Comp Apps   3
Year Total: 16 17
Sophomore Year Credits
  Fall Spring
CHMY 211 - Elements of Organic Chemistry 5  
M 273Q - Multivariable Calculus 4  
PHSX 220 - Physics I (w/ calculus) 4  
ECHM 201 - Elementary Principles of Chemical and Biological Engineering 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: 17 17
Junior Year Credits
  Fall Spring
ECHM 307 - Chem Engin Thermodynamics I 3  
ECHM 322 - Chemical Engineering Heat Transfer Operations 3  
EGEN 350 - Applied Engineering Data Analysis 2  
Technical Elective

At least one Technical Elective course must be in the CHMY or BCH rubric

5  
Univ Core Electives (IA, IH, IS or D) 3  
EBIO 438 - Bioprocess Engin   3
EGEN 310R - Multidisciplinary 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 Year Credits
  Fall Spring
ECHM 411R - Chemical Engineering Design I 3  
ECHM 442 - Chem Engin Laboratory I
or EBIO 442 - Bioengineering Lab I
3  
ECHM 407 - Chem Engin Thermodynamics II 2  
ECHM 424 - Transport Analysis 3  
Technical Elective 4  
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 Elective   3
Year Total: 15 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.

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Previous Catalog Year ChE Flowcharts

Chemical Engineering 2018-19

Chemical Engineering 2017-18

Chemical Engineering 2016-17

Chemical Engineering 2015-16

Chemical Engineering 2014-15

Chemical Engineering 2013-14