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Chemical Engineering

College of Engineering

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CH E Programs

Note: Please be advised, information below has been altered from the official print version of the CSULB 2009-2010 Catalog.

Bachelor of Science In Chemical Engineering (code CHE_BS01) (131 units)


Minimum of 131 units required.

Lower Division: CH E 200, 210, 220; CHEM 111A, 111B; one course from CHEM 251 or MICR 200; C E 205; E E 211; ENGR 101,102 and CH E 100; MATH 122, 123, 224; PHYS 151; PHYS 152 (or EE 210 and 210L)

Upper Division: CH E 320, 330, 410, 420, 430, 440, 450, 460, 470; CHEM 320A, B or CHEM 327 and approved laboratory science (4 units minimum); CHEM 377B; MATH 370A; six units from CH E 300, 415, 437, 445, 455, 465, 475, 480, 485, 490; an ECON course or C E 406; three units of approved engineering elective. All students must show evidence of having attempted FE exam prior to graduation. Those who pass the FE exam can waive 3 units of engineering elective.

Bachelor of Science In Engineering Technology, Option in Environmental Technology (code ET__BS06)

For requirements, see the description in the Engineering Technology Programs section of this Catalog.

Minor in Environmental Engineering (code COE_UM01)

For requirements, see the description in the College of Engineering section of this Catalog.

Safety Operations Certificate (code ET__CT02)

Advisor - Hamid Kavianian (Chemical Engineering)

Department Office - EN2 101
Telephone - (562) 985-2260

This certificate is designed to prepare students for safety positions that require a strong background in the technology of safe industrial environments. Examples of this kind of position are manufacturer’s safety representative, manufacturing facilities safety analyst, traffic safety analyst, and representative of California or Federal agencies involving public safety. This interdisciplinary program provides the student with a depth of technical training in safety, and related technical courses, including the experiences in human resources management necessary to effectively supervise safety programs.


  • 1. May be earned concurrently with or subsequent to the baccalaureate degree.
  • 2. Open to all majors who have fulfilled the required prerequisites as stated below.
  • 3. Requires a total of 24 units as specified below:
    • A. Completion of supporting technical courses chosen in consultation with an advisor.
    • B. 24 units are required from the following courses: ET 307, 309, 311, 319, 329, 329L, 400, 400L, 409, 410, 420, 449, 449L.
  • 4. Any deviation from this program requires the written permission of the program advisor.