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Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering - 4 Year Plan

 

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Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course Units Course Units
Semester 1   Semester 2  
Chem 111A Gen. Chemistry (GE B.1.b) 5 CHEM 111B Gen. Chemistry 5
Math 122 Calculus I (GE B.2) 4 MATH 123 Calculus II 4
ENGR 101* (GE - E) 1 PHYS 151 Mechanics & Heat 4
Written Communication (GE - A.1) 3 CHE 100* (GE - E) 1
General Education (C) 3 ENGR 102* (GE - E)  1
    Oral Communication (GE - A.2) 3
Total Units 16 Total Units 18
Semester 3   Semester 4  
CH E 200 Chem. Eng. Fundamental 3 CE 205 Statics 3
CH E 210 Computer Methods 3 CH E 220 Chem. Eng. Thermo. I 3
PHYS 152 or EE210/210L Elect. & Magnet. 4 CHEM 227** 3
MATH 224 Calculus III 4 BIOL 200, BIOL 205, or BIOL 211 (GE - B1a)** 4
    General Education (C) 3
Total Units 14 Total Units 16
Semester 5   Semester 6  
CHE 310 Chem. Eng. Thermo. II 3 CHE 330 Separation Processes 3
CHE 320 Fluids 3 CHEM 375 Physical Chemistry 3
MATH 370A Applied Math or CHE 480 3 CH E xxx Chem. Engr. Elective 3
General Education (C) 3 General Education (D.1.b) 3
General Education (D.1.a) 3 General Education (D.2) 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15
Semester 7   Semester 8  
CH E 420 Heat & Mass Transport 3 CH E 450 Chem. Eng. Lab II 2
CH E 430 Chem. Reactor Kinetics 3 CH E 460 Chem. Process Control 3
CH E 440 Chem. Eng. Lab I 2 CH E 470 Chem. Process Design - GE Capstone (F2) 4
CH E xxx Chem. Eng. Elective 3 General Education Capstone (F) 3
General Education Capstone (F) 3    
Total Units 14 Total Units 12

Courses shown in bold are Chemical Engineering core courses.

Transfer students must complete MATH 123, PHYS 151, and CHEM 111B within one year after transfering to CSULB.

All students are encouraged to attempt FE exam. Those who pass the FE exam prior to graduation may waive one technical elective course (3 units).

* waived for transfer students

**CHEM 227 (3 units) and BIOL 200 or 205 or 211 (4 units) may be substituted by CHEM 220A, 223A, 220B, and 223B (8 units)