Curriculum Guides


Chemical Engineering (4200)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Chemical Engineering (420000BS)

College of Engineering

Learning Outcomes
Students will have an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
Students will have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
Students will have an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
Students will have an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams, identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
Students will have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
Students will have an ability to communicate effectively.
Students will have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context.
Students will have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
Students will have a knowledge of contemporary issues and an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Year 1

3300:111 English Composition I3
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab1
3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
4200:101 Tools for Chemical Engineering2
4200:110 Project Mgmt & Teamwork I1
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 15
3150:154 Qualitative Analysis2
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
4200:121 Chemical Engineering Computa2
3150:153 Principles of Chemistry II3
Oral Communication:7600:105/1063
English Composition:3300:112 or 2020:2223
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

3150:263 Organic Chemistry Lecture I3
3150:265 Organic Chemistry Lab I2
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
3650:291 Elementary Classical Physics I4
4200:200 Material & Energy Balances4
4200:210 Project Mgmt & Teamwork II1
Min Credit Total 18
3150:264 Organic Chem Lecture II3
3450:335 Intro to Ordinary Diff Equatns3
3650:292 Elementary Classical Phys II4
4200:225 Equilibrium Thermodynamics4
4300:201 Statics3
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

3150:313 Physical Chemistry Lecture I3
3250:244 Introduction Economic Analysis3
4200:310 Project Mgmt & Teamwork III1
4200:321 Transport Phenomena3
4200:341 Process Economics2
4200:353 Mass Transfer Operations3
Elective:Advanced Math Elective2
Min Credit Total 17
3150:314 Physical Chemistry Lecture II3
4200:305 Materials Science2
4200:330 Chemical Reaction Engineering3
4200:351 Fluid & Thermal Operations3
4200:360 Chemical Engineering Lab3
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

4200:441 Process Design I3
4200:410 Project Mgmt & Teamwork IV1
4200:435 Process Analysis & Control3
Social Science:Any Set3
Elective:Advanced Chemistry Elective3
Humanities:3400:210 or 2214
Min Credit Total 18
4200:442 Process Design II3
4400:307 Basic Electrical Engineering4
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:4200:xxx Chemical Engineering Elective3
Elective:4200:xxx Chemical Engineering Design Elective3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 18
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
2020:222 Technical Report Writing may be substituted for 3300:112 English Composition II.
At least one of the Chemical Engineering electives (4200:xxx) must be chosen from an approved list of design electives.
The advanced chemistry and advanced math electives must be chosen from an approved list of electives.
See General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for specific details about eligible Humanities and Social Science courses.
Students are encouraged to see their adviser and/or the departmental office for approved program electives.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 137 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-13-2013