Graduate Program

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The Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering offers programs leading to a degree of Master of Science in Chemical Engineering. The programs of study are designed to provide knowledge of modern engineering concepts and practices, to prepare the graduate for the practice of engineering at a higher level of proficiency than attainable with a bachelor's degree, and to prepare the graduate for further study towards the doctoral degree.

 

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▼   Requirements for a Degree

Thesis Option: 30 credit hours

Project Option: 30 credit hours

Course Option: 33 credit hours

▼   Program Curriculum

Thesis Option: 30 credit hours

  Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Semester
Year 1: CHE 510 (3 hours)
Elective  (3 hours)
CHE 501 (1 hour)
CHE 525 (3 hours)
CHE 551 (3 hours)
CHE 501 (1 hour)
CHE 592 (3 hours)
Year 2:

CHE 520 (3 hours)
CHE 599 (3 hours)
CHE 501 (1 hour)

CHE 521 (3 hours)
CHE 599 (3 hours)
CHE 501 (0 hour)
 

Project Option: 30 credit hours

  Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Semester
Year 1: CHE 510 (3 hours)
Elective (3 hours)
CHE 501 (1 hour)
CHE 525 (3 hours)
CHE 551 (3 hours)
CHE 501 (1 hour)
CHE 592 (3 hours)
Year 2: CHE 520 (3 hours)
CHE 594 (3 hours)
CHE 501 (1 hour)
CHE 521 (3 hours)
CHE 594 (3 hours)
CHE 501 (0 hour)
 

Course Work Option: 34 credit hours

  Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Semester
Year 1: CHE 510 (3 hours)
MA 507 (3 hours)
SE 601 (3 hour)
CHE 525 (3 hours)
CHE 551 (3 hours)
Elective (3 hour)
 
Year 2: CHE 520 (3 hours)
MA 508 (3 hours)
Elective (3 hour)
CHE 521 (3 hours)
Elective (3 hours)

 
Courses
CHE 510: Thermodynamics of Chemical Systems
CHE 520: Transport Phenomena I
CHE 525: Chemical Reactor Analysis
CHE 551: Advanced Chemical Engineering Modeling
CHE 592: Directed Independent Study
CHE 594: Project in Chemical Engineering
CHE 599: Thesis
EG 501: Professionalism, Research, Integrity and Seminar
▼   Advising

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