Product and process engineering course requirements

For more information, view the technical electives for specific tracks. 

Freshman Year

First Semester
Course # Course name Cr
MAT 2010 Calculus I 4
CHM 1225 (PS) General Chemistry I for Engineers 3
CHM 1230 General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
ENG 1020  (BC) Introductory College Writing 3
BE 1200 (CL) Basic Engineering I – Design in Engineering 3
Total Credits        14
Second Semester
Course # Course name Cr
MAT 2020 Calculus II 4
CHM 1240 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM 1250 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 1
PHY 2175 (PS) University Physics for Engineers I 4
BE 1500 Introduction to Programming and Computation for Engineers 3
Total Credits   16

Sophomore Year

First Semester
Course # Course name Cr
MAT 2030 Calculus III 4
PHY 2185 University Physics for Engineers II 4
BE 1300 Basic Engineering II: Materials Science for Eng. Applications 3
BE 1310 Basic Engineering II: Materials Science for Eng. Applications Lab 1
BIO 1510 (LS) Basic Life Mechanisms 3
PHI 1120 (PL) Professional Ethics 3
Total Credits   18
Second Semester
Course # Course name Cr
MAT 2150 Differential Equations and Matrix Algebra 4
CHE 2800 Material and Energy Balances 4
BE 2100 Basic Engineering III: Probability and Statistics in Engineering for Engineering Application 3
CHM 2225 Organic Chemistry II for Engineers 3
ECO 2020 (SS) Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  Critical Thinking Exam 0
Total Credits   17

Junior Year

First Semester
Course # Course name Cr
CHE 3200 Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer 4
CHE 3300 Thermodynamics: Chemical Equilibria 4
  American Society and Institutions Elective 3
ENG 3050 (IC) Technical Communication I: Report Writing 3
  (HS) Historical Studies Elective 3
Total Credits       17
Second Semester
Course # Course name Cr
CHE 3220 Measurements Laboratory 2
CHE 3400 Kinetics and Reactor Design 4
CHE 3800 Mass Transfer and Separation Processes 4
CHM 5600 or CHM 5440 Survey of Biochemistry or Physical Chemistry II *  3-4
ENG 3060 (OC) Technical Communication II: Writing & Speaking 3
CHE 4260 Chemical Engineering Seminar I 0
Total Credits   16-17           

Senior Year

First Semester
Course # Course name Cr
CHE 3820 Chemical Engineering Laboratory 2
CHE 4200 Product and Process Design 3
CHE 4600 Process Dynamics and Simulation 3
CHE 4860 Chemical Engineering Seminar II 1
  Chemical Engineering Technical Elective 6
Total Credits   15
Second Semester
Course # Course name Cr
  Chemical Engineering Technical Elective 3-4
CHE 4800 (WI) Chemical Process Integration 3
CHE 6570 Safety in the Chemical Process Industry 3
  (FC) Foreign Culture Elective 3
  (VP) Visual & Performing Arts Elective 3
Total Credits   15-16
Total Credits                                                                                                                            130

*Students may elect [CHM 5440 and 9 Technical Elective Credits] or [CHM 5600 and 10 Technical Elective Credits].