Department of Chemistry
                                                         at Oregon State University

Sample B.S. Degree in Chemistry with a Chemical Engineering Option (Track Two)
Gilbert Hall 153
(541) 737-2081

The Chemical Engineering Option is designed to offer selected chemical engineering concepts that may enhance career opportunities in areas such as electronics, polymers, and biotechnology. Students can earn a chemistry degree in four years while targeting a career direction.  This option includes nine courses in basic engineering & chemical engineering including mass and fluid transport, reaction engineering, & separations processes.

CHEMISTRY CORE (79-81 cr)  
CH 231/CH 231H & 271, CH 232/CH 232H & 272, CH 233/CH 233H & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 334, CH 335, CH 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, CH 362 Experimental Chemistry I (6)
Select one of the following three options:  
  CH 324  Quantitative Analysis (4) or
CH 421, CH 422, and CH 461 Analytical Chemistry (9)
Analytical Chemistry (4-6)
CH 462 (WIC) Experimental Chemistry II (3)
CH 411, CH 412 Inorganic Chemistry (6)
CH 440, CH 441, CH 442 Physical Chemistry (9)
MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254 Calculus (12)

PH 211 and PH 221, PH 212 and PH 222, PH 213 and PH 223

General Physics (15)

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING OPTION (30-33 cr)
CBEE 211 Material Balances and Stoichiometry (3)
CBEE 212 Energy Balances (4)
CHE 311 Thermodynamic Properties & Relationships (3)
CHE 331 Transport Phenomena I (4)
CHE 332 Transport Phenomena II (4)
MTH 256 Applied Differential Equations (4)
Select three elective courses from list below:
  CBEE 213 Process Data Analysis (4), CHE 312 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (3), CHE 361 Chemical Process Dynamics And Simulation (3), CHE 411 Mass Transfer Operations (4), CHE 443 Chemical Reaction Engineering (4), CHE 445 Polymer Engineering and Science (4), CHE 461 Process Control (3), CH 401 or CHE 401 Research (3), ENGR 321 Introduction to Materials Science (4).

Sample curriculum by year
Proposed curriculum (not officially approved) with revised option courses
Baccalaureate Core Requirements
Additional Information about the chemical engineering option
last updated 09/09/2013