Chemical Engineering

Plan, Courses and Options

 

Four-Year Plan

The PDFs linked here list advised course sequences. Please consult the General Catalog for official degree requirements.

2018-2019 | 2017-2018 | 2016-20172015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008

 

Pre- and Co-Requisite Courses

 

Approved Engineering Electives for Chemical Engineers

  • ABE 455: Soil and Water Resources Engineering
  • ABE 475A: Applied Plant Physiology
  • ABE 479: Applied Instrumentation for Controlled Environment Agriculture
  • AME 300: Instrumentation Laboratory
  • AME 313: Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
  • AME 480: Introduction to Nuclear Engineering
  • ATMO 469B/569B: Air Pollution II – Aerosols
  • BME 416: Biomedical Imaging
  • CE 381: Construction Engineering Management
  • CHEE 370R: Environmental Water Engineering
  • CHEE 400R: Water Chemistry for Engineers
  • CHEE 412: Electrochemical Engineering
  • CHEE 415: Microelectronics Manufacturing and the Environment
  • CHEE 435: Corrosion and Degradation
  • CHEE 436: Engineering Innovation
  • CHEE 437: Surface Science
  • CHEE 474: Fate and Transport Processes in Environmental Engineering
  • CHEE 476A: Water Treatment System Design
  • CHEE 476B: Wastewater Treatment Design System
  • CHEE 478: Introduction to Hazardous Waste Management
  • CHEE 481A: Engineering of Biological Processes
  • CHEE 482/582: Analysis of Emerging Environmental Contaminants
  • CHEE 487: Topics in Transport Phenomena
  • CHEE 489/589: Trends in Nanomedicine Engineering – Fundamentals of Therapeutics and Drug Delivery Systems
  • ECE 304A:  Design of Electronic Circuits
  • ECE 320A: Circuit Theory
  • ECE 351C: Electronic Circuits
  • ECE 446: Semiconductor Processing
  • ENGR 452/ENGR 552: Globalization, Sustainability and Innovation
  • ENGR 498A: Cross-disciplinary Design (if not used as senior design)
  • ENGR 498B: Cross-disciplinary Design (if not used as senior design)
  • MNE 411: Mineral Processing
  • MSE 331R: Fundamentals of Materials for Engineers
  • MSE 446: Semiconductor Processing
  • MSE 450: Materials Selection for the Environment
  • SIE 406: Quality Engineering
  • SIE 415: Technical Sales and Marketing
  • SIE 457: Project Management
  • SIE 482: Lean Engineering

Only 3 units total from the following courses may count toward your degree:

  • CHEE 391: Preceptorship
  • CHEE 399: Independent Study
  • CHEE 491: Preceptorship
  • CHEE 499: Independent Study

Other electives must be approved by the CHEE academic adviser, who can be reached at advisor@chee.arizona.edu.

Options for Chemical Engineers

Environmental Engineering

If you want an environmental engineering option within chemical engineering, you will need to take the following elective courses in addition to the regular chemical engineering curriculum:

Engineering electives (6 units):
CHEE 370: Water Sup/Wastewater, CHEE 476: Water/Wastewater Treatment Process

Technical electives (6 units):
Choose from the following courses: CHEE 415, 469A, 478, 481, CEEM 423, HWR 450A/B, 438, 478, 490, SWES 325, 425, 438, 440, 466, 470

Premedical Students

If you want to major in chemical engineering and go on to medical school, take these electives:

Engineering electives (6 units): CHEE 481A, BME 416 and/or BME 417

Technical electives (6 units): BIOL 181 and 182 (these are 4-unit courses; premedical students will have 130 units upon graduation)

Tier II General Education: Psychology, anthropology or sociology are recommended.

Biomedical Engineering

Advanced science: BME 410, BME 411 or PSIO 403

Engineering electives: Either BME 416 or BME 417

Technical electives (two from the following list): ABE 423, AME 466, BME 416 (if not taken as engineering elective), BME 417 (if not taken as engineering elective), CHEE 481, MSE 461, PHYS 402, PHYS 430

Biomedical Engineering Accelerated MS

Take 12 units as technical and engineering electives from the following:

  • BME 517: Bioinstrumentation
  • BME 561: Biomaterials
  • BME 566: Biomechanics
  • BME 516: Bioimaging
  • MSE 434: Electrical and Optical Properties of Materials
  • MSE 455: Physical Metallurgy and Processing of Alloys

Undergraduate and Graduate Advisor

Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Michelle Wik

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

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Phone: 520.621.1897
Fax: 520.621.6048
Email: advisor@chee.arizona.edu
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