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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
 
Chair: B. Keith Harrison (251) 460-6160
Professors Emeritus: Rodriguez, Huddleston
Professors: Askew, Dhawan, Harrison, Sylvester
Assistant Professors: Morisani, Misra
Part-time Lecturers: Sadek, Huddleston
 
Department of Chemical Engineering web site
http://www.southalabama.edu/engineering/chemical/
 
Chemical Engineering is the profession in which a knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, and the other natural sciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied with judgment to develop economical ways of using materials and energy for the benefit of mankind. The program required for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering provides fundamental instruction in mathematics, chemistry, physics, and engineering. This education prepares the graduate to seek employment in petroleum refineries, the manufacturing of synthetic fibers, steel, paper, electronic components, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. Also, he or she may be found in related areas of design, nuclear energy, and pollution abatement, as well as management. If the graduate prefers, he or she is adequately prepared to pursue additional studies in a graduate program.
Chemical engineering students are required to take the Chemical Engineering discipline specific Fundamentals of Engineering examination of Alabama or another state prior to graduation. All electives must be approved by the student’s advisor. Degree requirements include a minimum of 18 semester hours of approved electives in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Satisfactory completion of the 129 hour program outlined below leads to a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. Students must also comply with the College of Engineering Requirements for a Degree which are covered in the Bulletin under College of Engineering.
 
The Chemical Engineering program's objectives are to produce graduates who during their first few years after college:
 
1.
Can work in an environment that requires problem solving skills, often utilizing a team based approach.
2.
Can apply technical knowledge that is fundamental to the practice of chemical engineering, using techniques, skills and modern engineering tools as appropriate.
3. Can function especially well as a chemical engineer in the traditional chemical and petroleum process industries.
4. Demonstrate proficiency in written, graphical, and oral communications.
5. Have continued the development of their knowledge and skills after graduation.
6. Appreciate professional, business and ethical responsibilities.
 
Computer Ownership Policy
 
All students enrolling in any ChE undergraduate class, other than CHE 101 and CHE 201, are required to own a personal laptop computer system that conforms to the current ChE program minimum published standards. This is a one-student one-machine requirement. Consult the ChE web site at
www.southalabama.edu/engineering/chemical for current standards.
 
The Bachelor of Science program in Chemical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: (410) 347-7700.
 
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING FIRST YEAR
FIRST YEAR        
Fall     Spring  
EH 101
3
  EH 102
3
 
MA 125
4
  MA 126
4
 
CHE 101
1
  CH 132
4
 
CH 131
4
  PH 201
4
 
H/SS
3
   
15
 
H/SS
3
       
 
18
   
 
 
SECOND YEAR        
Fall     Spring  
MA 227
4
  MA 238
3
 
CH 201
5
  CH 265
5
 
PH 202
4
  CHE 202
3
 
CHE 201
3
  EG 270
3
 
 
16
  H/SS
3
 
 
   
17
 
 
THIRD YEAR        
Fall     Spring  
CH 301
5
  CHE 352
3
 
H/SS
3
  EG 230
3
 
CHE 301
3
  CHE 332
3
 
CHE 321
3
  CHE 322
3
 
CHE 311
3
  CHE 342
3
 
 
17
   
15
 
 
FOURTH YEAR        
Fall     Spring  
CHE 431
3
  CHE 472
3
 
CHE 421
3
  CHE 452
3
 
CHE 441
2
  CHE 462
3
 
CHE 461
3
  CHE 442
2
 
H/SS
3
  Tech Elective
3
 
H/SS
3
   
14
 
 
17
 
 
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
A Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering is offered requiring advanced course work in core areas of chemical engineering: separations, reactor design, transport phenomena, and thermodynamics. The student is offered a wide latitude in choosing electives to build expertise in associated areas such as computer science, biology, and environmental toxicology. Students with chemistry backgrounds can qualify for admission by taking a prescribed series of undergraduate courses. See degree requirements.
 
 
 

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