Chemical Engineering Degree

Students must also complete the Undergraduate Registration Requirement and the degree requirements of their home school.

Course Title
Requirements (48 units)
Core Courses (32 units) 1
4 mathematics courses
4 engineering analysis and computer proficiency courses
4 units of basic science:
PHYSICS 135-2
PHYSICS 135-3
General Physics
and General Physics
CHEM 131-0
CHEM 132-0
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 2
or CHEM 151-0
CHEM 152-0
Accelerated General Chemistry 1
and Accelerated General Chemistry 2
or CHEM 171-0
CHEM 172-0
Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry
and Advanced General Physical Chemistry
3 design and communications courses
5 basic engineering courses:
CHEM_ENG 210-0Analysis of Chemical Process Systems
CHEM_ENG 211-0Thermodynamics
CHEM_ENG 321-0Fluid Mechanics
MAT_SCI 301-0Materials Science Principles
CHEM_ENG 312-0Probability and Statistics for Chemical Engineering
or IEMS 303-0 Statistics
7 social sciences/humanities courses
5 unrestricted electives
Major Program (16 units)
11 Required Courses:
CHEM 210-1
CHEM 210-2
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry
CHEM_ENG 212-0Phase Equilibrium and Staged Separations
CHEM_ENG 275-0Molecular & Cell Biology for Engineers 2
CHEM_ENG 307-0Kinetics and Reactor Engineering
CHEM_ENG 322-0Heat Transfer
CHEM_ENG 323-0Mass Transfer
CHEM_ENG 341-0Dynamics and Control of Chemical and Biological Processes
CHEM_ENG 342-0Chemical Engineering Laboratory
CHEM_ENG 351-0Process Economics, Design, & Evaluation
CHEM_ENG 352-0Chemical Engineering Design Projects
5 technical electives:
2 advanced chemical engineering courses from an approved list available from the department
1 engineering course from an approved list available from the department or 1 unit of independent study
1 advanced science or mathematics course from an approved list available from the department
1 engineering, advanced science, or mathematics course from an approved list available from the department