This page serves as a general suggestion for students looking to complete their Chemical Engineering Option degree within four years. We always recommend working with your adviser to find the best academic plan for you.

Freshman Year (45 Total Credits)
CH 231 (or 231H) & 271, 232 (or 232H) & 272, 233 (or 233H) & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 220 b Careers in Chemistry (1)b
MTH 112 a Elementary Functions (4) a
MTH 251, 252 Calculus (8)
WR 121(or 121H) Writing I (Bacc Core) (3)
COMM 111 (or 111H) OR COMM 114 (or 114H) OR COMM 211 OR COMM 218 Speech (Bacc Core) (3)
HHS 231 and PAC or HHS Lab Fitness (Bacc Core) (2 + 1)
Perspective Course (Options here) Perspectives (Bacc Core) (3)
Electives  General Electives (6)
Sophomore Year (45 Total Credits)
CH 334, 335, 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, 362 Experimental Chemistry I (6)
MTH 254 Vector Calculus I (4)
MTH 256 Applied Differential Equations (4)
PH 211 & 221, 212 & 222, 213 & 223 General Physics (15)
Writing II (Options here) Writing II (Bacc Core) (3)
Skills or Perspective course (Options here) Skills or Perspectives (Bacc Core) (3)
Electives General Electives (1)
Junior Year (45 Total Credits)
CH 324 OR CH 421, 422 and 461 e Qualitative Analysis (4) OR Analytical Chemistry (9) e
CH 440, 441, 442 Physical Chemistry (9)
CH 462 (WIC)
Experimental Chemistry II (3)
CBEE 211 Material Balances and Stoichiometry (4)
CBEE 212 Energy Balances (4)
CHE 311 Thermodynamic Properties and Relationships (3)
CHE 331 Transport Phenomena I (4)
Perspective or DPD Course (Options Here) Perspective or DPD (Bacc Core) (6)
Synthesis Course (Options Here) Synthesis (Bacc Core) (3)
Electives General Electives (5)
Senior Year (45 Total Credits)
CH 411 (If taking CH 421, 422 & 461) OR CH 411, 412 (otherwise) Inorganic Chemistry (3-6)
CHE 332 Transport Phenomena II (4)
CHE Electives Chemical Engineering Electives (9-12)
Perspective or DPD Course (Options Here) Perspectives or DPD Courses (Bacc Core) (6)
Synthesis Course (Options Here) Synthesis (Bacc Core) (3)
Electives General Electives (19-20)

MTH 112 is not a required course for the BS chemistry degree.
First Year Orientation for chemistry majors strongly recommended (1 cr. P/N)
e Provides a stronger background in Analytical Chemistry and only adds 2 credit hours.

Baccalaureate Core Requirements

Additional Information about the chemical engineering option