Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Required 130 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including:
I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).
II. The Following Curriculum:
|CHE 102||Introduction to Chemical Engineering||2|
|CHEM 221 |
|Fundamentals of Chemistry - Concepts |
and Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory *#
|ENGL 110||College Composition I||3|
|MATH 165||Calculus I *||4|
|CHE 103||Computing Tools for Chemical Engineers||3|
|CHEM 254 |
|Inorganic Chemistry I |
and Inorganic Chemistry I Laboratory *#
|MATH 166||Calculus II *||4|
|PHYS 251||University Physics I||4|
|CHE 201||Chemical Engineering Fundamentals *||3|
|ENGL 130||Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences||3|
|LEAD 101||Learning Leadership||3|
|MATH 265||Calculus III *||4|
|PHYS 252||University Physics II||4|
|CHE 206||Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering **||3|
|CHE 232||Chemical Engineering Laboratory I ††||2|
|CHE 315||Engineering Statistics and Design of Experiments||3|
|CHEM 340 |
|Survey of Organic Chemistry |
and Survey of Organic Chemistry Laboratory •
|MATH 266||Elementary Differential Equations||3|
|CHE 301||Introduction to Transport Phenomena||4|
|CHE 303||Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics||4|
|CHE 331||Chemical Engineering Laboratory II||2|
|ENGR 206||Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering||3|
|Fine Arts Course|
|CHE 305||Separations **||3|
|CHE 321||Chemical Engineering Reactor Design **||3|
|CHE 332||Chemical Engineering Laboratory III ††||2|
|Material Science Elective||3|
|CHE 408||Process Dynamics and Control||3|
|CHE 411||Plant Design I: Process Design and Economics **||4|
|CHE 431||Chemical Engineering Laboratory IV **||3|
|CHEM 466 |
or CHE 403
|Fundamentals of Physical and Biophysical Chemistry |
or Molecular Thermodynamics and Kinetics
|Advanced Chem. Science Elective||3|
|CHE 412||Plant Design II: Process Project Engineering **, †||5|
|CHE 416||Chemical Product Design||3|
|Social Science Course|
|Advanced Chem. Science Elective||3|
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I/CHEM 121L General Chemistry I Laboratory may be taken in lieu of CHEM 221 Fundamentals of Chemistry - Concepts/CHEM 221L Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory and CHEM 122 General Chemistry II/CHEM 122L General Chemistry II Laboratory may be taken in lieu of CHEM 254 Inorganic Chemistry I/CHEM 254L Inorganic Chemistry I Laboratory.
Must be completed with a grade of C or better prior to enrollment in Junior-level ChE courses.
Must be completed at UND.
CHE 235 Chemical Engineering Summer Laboratory I and CHE 335 Chemical Engineering Summer Laboratory II may be taken in lieu of the CHE 232 Chemical Engineering Laboratory I, CHE 331 Chemical Engineering Laboratory II, CHE 332 Chemical Engineering Laboratory III sequence.
CHE 413/CHE 414 may be taken in lieu of CHE 412.
Concentration in Energetics
Energetics concepts are widely used in defense applications, as well as many other areas including space exploration, counter-terrorism, fire suppression and public safety technologies, automotive airbags, and fireworks. With defense and security representing important issues facing our nation today, there is a critical need to grow and optimize the research and development of energetic materials. Furthermore, it has become equally important to train replacements for the aging workforce in this important technological area. This program is designed to equip students for careers associated in energetics, conduct research and development activities, or to pursue advanced studies in technologies that will meet the demands of the space and defense industries in the future.
To qualify for a Concentration in Energetics, a student must complete the requirements for the B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Requirements for the concentration are fulfilled by taking the following courses to meet the required electives of the B.S. ChE degree. In addition, one additional credit is required for the concentration: CHE 422 Capstone in Energetics: Capstone in Energetics.
|Select one of the following (Social Electives):||3|
|Introduction to Cultural Anthropology|
|Information, Technology and Social Change|
|Introduction to Criminal Justice|
|World Regional Geography|
|Engineering Disasters and Ethics|
|Introduction to Political Philosophy|
|Other as approved by department|
|Technical Elective I:|
|CHE 530||Combustion Theory and Modeling||3|
|Technical Elective II:|
|CHE 531||Rocket Propulsion||3|
|Advanced Chemical Science Electives:|
|CHE 532||Explosives: Theory and Modeling||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Materials and Corrosion|
|CHE 422||Capstone in Energetics||1|
The student’s transcript will be marked by a Concentration in Energetics upon completion of the recommended curriculum.
Concentration in Sustainability
Climate change, rising energy costs, and water-energy-food security represent some of the most significant issues facing today’s society. It will take major advances in technology to help resolve these issues. Additionally, energy-related issues have created a new industry with a strong need for the training and development of human capital. The concentration in Sustainability is designed to help students prepare themselves for careers associated with sustainability and sustainable energy technologies.
To qualify for a concentration in Sustainability, a student must complete the requirements for the B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Requirements for the concentration are fulfilled by taking the following courses to meet the required electives of the B.S. ChE degree. In addition, one additional credit is required for the concentration: CHE 420 Capstone in Sustainable Energy.
|Material Science Elective:|
|CHE 435||Materials and Corrosion||3|
|Essential Studies Elective (Choose one of the following):||3|
|Sustainability & Society|
|Select one of the following (Technical Elective I):||3|
|Air Emissions: Regulation and Control|
|Environmental and Natural Resource Economics|
|Global Environmental Policy|
|Renewable Energy Systems|
|Energy, Resources and Policy|
|Alternative Energy Systems|
|Financials for Entrepreneurs|
|Select one of the following (Technical Elective II):||3|
|Introduction to Environmental Issues|
|Global Physical Environment|
and Global Physical Environment Laboratory
|Introduction to Global Climate|
and Introduction to Global Climate Laboratory
|Select one of the following (Advanced Chemical Science Elective):||3|
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
|CHE 420||Capstone in Sustainable Energy||1|
The student’s transcript will be marked with a Concentration in Sustainability upon completion of the recommended curriculum.
Concentration in Petroleum Engineering
This program is designed to equip students for careers in Petroleum Engineering with an emphasis on the upstream development, drilling and production of oil and natural gas. Students will also be prepared to conduct research and development activities or to pursue advanced studies in technologies that will meet the demands of upstream oil production.
To qualify for a Concentration in Petroleum Engineering, a student must complete the requirements for the B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Requirements for the concentration are fulfilled by taking the following courses to meet the required electives of the B.S. ChE degree. In addition, one additional credit is required for the concentration: ChE 424: Capstone in Petroleum Engineering.
|Technical Elective II|
|PTRE 411||Drilling Engineering||3|
|Technical Elective I|
|PTRE 421||Production Engineering||3|
|Advanced Chemical Science Elective|
|PTRE 431||Reservoir Engineering||3|
|Select one of the following (Advanced Chemical Science Elective)||3|
|Petroleum Fluid Properties|
|Natural Gas Engineering|
|Select one of the following (Business/Entrepreneurship Elective)||3|
|Petroleum Evaluation & Management|
|Contracts and Specifications|
|Petroleum Eng. Economy and Law|
|CHE 424||Capstone in Petroleum Engineering||1|
The student’s transcript will be marked by a Concentration in Petroleum Engineering upon completion of the recommended curriculum.