CHME - Curriculum



Sample Curriculum



Year 1

First Semester
Course # Course Name Hours
CHEM 113 Fundamental Chemistry I1 4
CHME 113 Intro to Chemical Engineering I 2
ENGR 010 Freshman Engineering Seminar 0
MATH 106 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 5
  ACE Electives2 6
Total Credit Hours: 17
Second Semester
Course # Course Name Hours
CHEM 114 Fundamental Chemistry II 1 3
CHEM 116 Quantitative Chemistry Lab1 2
CHME 114 Intro to Chemical Engineering II 2
MATH 107 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II 5
PHYS 211 General Physics 4
Total Credit Hours: 16
1. The sequence CHEM 109, 110, 221 is an acceptable alternative to CHEM 113, 114, 116. However, 3 of the 12 credits of the former are not applicable to the degree and there may be scheduling problems. The student’s adviser should be consulted.

2. Choose one course each from ACE outcomes 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 elective courses outlined in the Undergraduate Bulletin.

Year 2

First Semester
Course # Course Name Hours
CHEM 261 Organic Chemistry 3
CHEM 263A Organic Chemistry Lab 1
CHME 202 Mass & Energy Balances 3
ENGM 223 Engineering Statics 3
ENGR 020 Sophomore Engineering Seminar 0
MATH 208 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II 4
PHYS 212 General Physics 4
Total Credit Hours: 18
Second Semester
Course # Course Name Hours
CHEM 262 Organic Chemistry 3
CHEM 264A Organic Chemistry Lab 1
CHME 203 Equilibrium Stage Operations 3
CSCE 150E Intro to Computer Science
for Scientists & Engineers
3
JGEN 200 Technical Communications I 3
MATH 221 Differential Equations 3
Total Credit Hours: 16

Year 3

First Semester
Course # Course Name Hours
CHEM 481 Physical Chemistry 4
CHME 312 Chemical Engineering Computation 3
CHME 322 Chemical Eng Thermodynamics I 3
CHME 332 Transport Operations I 3
  ACE Elective 2 3
Total Credit Hours: 16
Second Semester
Course # Course Name Hours
CHEM 482 Physical Chemistry 4
CHME 323 Chemical Eng Thermodynamics II 3
CHME 333 Transport Operations II 3
ELEC 211 Elements of Electrical Engineering 3
  Oral Communications Elective3 3
Total Credit Hours: 16
2. Choose one course each from ACE outcomes 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 elective courses outlined in the Undergraduate Bulletin. This one is for Oral Communications Elective in year 3, 2nd semester

3. Choose from ALEC 102, JGEN 300, or COMM 286 (SLO 2).

Year 4

First Semester
Course # Course Name Hours
CHME 442 Chemical Reactor Engineering & Design 3
CHME 452 Chemical Engineering Process
Economics & Optimization
3
CHME 462 Automatic Process Control 3
  Technical Electives4 6
  ACE Elective2 3
   
Total Credit Hours: 18
Second Semester
Course # Course Name Hours
CHME 430 Chemical Engineering Lab 4
CHME 453 Chemical Engineering Process Design 3
CHME 460 Automatic Process Control Lab 1
ENGR 400 Professional Ethics & Social
Responsibility
1
  Technical Electives4 6
  ACE Elective2 3
Total Credit Hours: 18
4. The 12 hours of technical electives must include at least 3 credit hours of engineering science. All must be approved by the adviser.

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