Chemical Engineering (Pre-Medical/Biomedical Engineering), Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering, Master of Science

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 150


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 3.25

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 3.25

Curriculum GPA - Combined and OU: 3.25

Program Code: A163/F109 Q520

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.

Students must be admitted to the accelerated program before the beginning of the senior year.

Students are eligible for graduate status upon graduation with the Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
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
3
ENGR 1411 Freshman Engineering Experience 3 1
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
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
Sophomore
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
BIOL 1114 Introductory Zoology 4
BIOL 1121 Introductory Zoology Lab 1
MATH 3113 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations 3
ENGR 2002 Professional Development 2
CH E 3113 Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer I 3
CHEM 3153 Organic Chemistry II: Biological Emphasis 3
CHEM 3152 Organic Chemistry Laboratory: Biological Emphasis 2
 Credit Hours18
Junior
First Semester
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
BIOL 3103 Principles of Physiology 3
Approved Elective, Western Civ. & Culture (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
CH E 3333 Separation Processes 3
CH E 3432 Unit Operations Laboratory 2
CH E 4473 Kinetics 3
CHEM 3423 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 3421 Physical Chemistry Laboratory 1
BIOL 3101 Principles of Physiology Lab 1
Approved Elective, Social Science (Core III) 5 3
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
 Credit Hours19
Senior
First Semester
CH E 4153 Process Dynamics and Control 3
CH E 4253 Process Design & Safety 3
CH E 4262 Chemical Engineering Design Laboratory 2
CHEM 3653 Introduction to Biochemistry (G) (additional work is required to earn graduate credit) 3
Technical Elective I 6 3
ENGR 2431 Electrical Circuits 7 1
ENGR 3431 Electromechanical Systems 7 1
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ENGR 2411 Applied Engineering Statics 7 1
CH E 3313 Structure and Properties of Materials 3
CH E 4273 Advanced Process Design (Capstone) 3
Technical Elective II 3
Approved Elective, Non-Western Culture (Core IV) 5 3
Approved Elective, Artistic Forms (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours16
Fifth Year
First Semester
Choose one of the following: 3
Bioengineering Principles (offered alternate fall only) 8  
Graduate-level Elective in Engineering, Science, or Math 8
 
Graduate-level Bioengineering Elective 3
BME 5980 Research for Master's Thesis 2
 Credit Hours8
Second Semester
Graduate-level Bioengineering Elective 3
Graduate-level Elective in Engineering, Science, or Math 3
BME 5980 Research for Master's Thesis 4
 Credit Hours10
 Total Credit Hours150

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.

Technical Electives

Pre-Medical

Technical Elective I
Choose one of the following:3
Cell Biology
Genetics
Molecular Biology
Technical Elective II
Choose one course from bioengineering courses (graduate credit) with prior faculty approval3

Biomedical Engineering

Technical Elective I
BME 5203Bioengineering Principles (offered alternate fall only)3
Technical Elective II
Choose one approved biological content elective (graduate credit)3