Courses for your Chemical Engineering degree

First-year courses and beyond*

September to December

  • CHE 100 – Chemical Engineering Concepts 1
  • CHE 102 – Chemistry for Engineers
  • CHE 120 – Computer Literacy and Programming for Chemical Engineers
  • CHE 180 – Chemical Engineering Design Studio 1
  • MATH 115 – Linear Algebra for Engineering
  • MATH 116 – Calculus 1 for Engineering

January to April or May to August

  • CHE 101 – Chemical Engineering Concepts 2
  • CHE 161 – Engineering Biology
  • CHE 181 – Chemical Engineering Design Studio 2
  • MATH 118 – Calculus 2 for Engineering
  • PHYS 115 – Mechanics
  • One Communication course
 

After first year

    Sample upper-year courses

    CHE 331 – Electrochemical Engineering
    CHE 341 – Introduction to Process Control
    CHE 361 – Bioprocess Engineering
    CHE 480 – Process Analysis and Design
    CHE 483 – Group Design Project and Symposium

    *This is a sample schedule. Courses may be subject to change depending on availability each term.

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