Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology Option), Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 125

Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Curriculum GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Program Code: B161

In order to progress in your curriculum in the Gallogly College of Engineering, and as a specific graduation requirement, a grade of C or better is required in each course in the curriculum, including all prerequisite courses.

Two college-level courses in a single foreign language are required; this may be satisfied by successful completion of 2 years in a single foreign language in high school. Students who must take foreign language at the University will have an additional 6-10 hours of coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
CHEM 1315 General Chemistry (Core II) 1 5
MATH 1914 Differential and Integral Calculus I (Core I) 2 4
HIST 1483
United States, 1492 to 1865 (Core IV)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
ENGR 1411 Freshman Engineering Experience 3 1
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
CHEM 1415 General Chemistry (Continued) 1 5
MATH 2924 Differential and Integral Calculus II 2 4
PHYS 2514 General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors (Core II) 4
 Credit Hours16
First Semester
MATH 2934 Differential and Integral Calculus III 2 4
PHYS 2524 General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors 4
CH E 2002 Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing 2
CH E 2033 Chemical Engineering Fundamentals 4 3
CHEM 3053 Organic Chemistry I: Biological Emphasis 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
MATH 3113 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations 3
ENGR 2002 Professional Development 2
CH E 3113 Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer I 3
CHEM 3152 Organic Chemistry Laboratory: Biological Emphasis 2
Approved Elective, Social Science (Core III) 5 3
Approved Elective, Western Civ. & Culture (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours16
First Semester
CHEM 3423 Physical Chemistry I 3
Choose one of the following: 5
Introduction to Microbiology  
Fundamentals of Microbiology
and Fundamentals of Microbiology Laboratory
CH E 3123 Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer II 3
CH E 3473 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 3
CH E 3723 Numerical Methods for Engineering Computation 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
CH E 3313 Structure and Properties of Materials 3
CH E 3333 Separation Processes 3
CH E 3432 Unit Operations Laboratory 2
CH E 4473 Kinetics 3
CH E 5243 Biochemical Engineering (Alt. Sp) 3
CHEM 3421 Physical Chemistry Laboratory 1
 Credit Hours15
First Semester
CHEM 3653 Introduction to Biochemistry 3
CH E 4153 Process Dynamics and Control 3
CH E 4253 Process Design & Safety 3
CH E 4262 Chemical Engineering Design Laboratory 2
ENGR 2431 Electrical Circuits 6 1
ENGR 3431 Electromechanical Systems 6 1
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
CHEM 3753 Introduction to Biochemical Methods 3
ENGR 2411 Applied Engineering Statics 6 1
CH E 4273 Advanced Process Design (Capstone) 3
Approved Elective, Artistic Forms (Core IV) 5 3
Approved Elective, Non-Western Culture (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours125

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV or Capstone are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list.