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BS in Chemical Engineering 

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering program requires the completion of 132 credits in the following areas:

Degree Requirements Credits
University General Education Requirements 33
School of Engineering Requirements 30
Chemical Engineering Program Requirements 69 (63 hrs compulsory and
6 hrs technical electives)
Total 132

University General Education Requirements (33 credit hours)

University General Education Requirements are (33) Credit Hours, as follows:

Orientation Courses (14 credit hours)
UNIV 100 – University Freshman Transition is mandatory for freshmen.

Code Course Title Credit
ARAB 101
or
ARAB 110
Beginner Level Arabic and Culture for non-Native Learners I or
Arabic Language and Culture for Native Arabic Speakers I
3
CSCI 112 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
CSCI 113 Introduction to Computer Programming Lab 1
ENGL 101 Composition 3
UNIV 100 University First-Year Transition 1
UNIV 200 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability 3

Knowledge Domains (19 Credit Hours)

The knowledge domains are divided into the following three categories: six credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences, seven from the Natural Sciences and six from Fine Arts and Humanities.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 Credit Hours)

ECON 103 Principles of Microeconomics  3
UAES 200 Survey of United Arab Emirates Studies 3

Natural Sciences (7 Credit Hours)

CHEM 211 General Chemistry I  3
MATH 113 Calculus I 4

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 Credit Hours)

MEST 100 Introduction to Islam in World Culture  3
PHIL 100
or
ENGL 200
Critical Thinking and Reasoning  or
Advanced Composition
3

The fifth writing intensive course for the BS Chemical Engineering is CHEN 422 Chemical Engineering Laboratory II.

School of Engineering Requirements (30 credit hours)

Faculty Requirements are (30) Credit Hours include the following courses:

ENGR 107 Introduction to Engineering 2
PHYS 110 University Physics I 3
PHYS 111 University Physics I Lab 1
MATH 114 Calculus II 4
MATH 203 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 214 Elementary Differential Equations 3
PHYS 220 University Physics II 3
PHYS 221 University Physics II Lab 1
STAT 346 Probability for Engineers 3
ENGR 390 Internship 3
IENG 321 Engineering Economy 3
CHEM 212 General Chemistry I Lab 1

Chemical Engineering Program Requirements (69 credit hours)

Program Requirements are (69) Credit Hours as follows:

Compulsory: (63 Credit Hours)

Courses include the following:

CHEM 213 General Chemistry II  3
CHEM 214 General Chemistry II Lab  1
BIOL 112 University Biology I 3
IENG 231 Engineering Materials 3
IENG 232 Engineering Materials Lab  1
CHEM 215 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 216 General Organic Chemistry Lab. I 1
CHEM 315 Physical Chemistry 3
CHEM 316 Physical Chemistry Lab 1
MENG 211 Thermodynamics I 3
CHEN 201 Principles of Chemical Engineering 3
CIEN 251 Fluid Mechanics 3
MENG 361 Heat Transfer 3
CHEN 302 Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering 1
CHEN 312 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics   3
CHEN 321 Chemical Engineering Laboratory I 2
CHEN 351 Chemical Reaction Engineering 3
CHEN 371 Mass Transfer 3
CHEN 404 Safety and Environmental Impact 3
CHEN 422 Chemical Engineering Laboratory II  2
CHEN 472 Separation Processes 3
CHEN 481 Process and Plant Design 3
CHEN 482 Chemical Process Dynamics and Control 3
CHEN 491 Senior Design Project I 3
CHEN 492 Senior Design Project II 3

Technical Electives: (6 Credit Hours)

To be selected from the following list of courses:

CHEN 403 Fundamentals of Biochemical Engineering 3
CHEN 462 Petroleum Refining Engineering 3
CHEN 463 Natural Gas Processing 3
ELEN 426 Renewable Energy Systems 3
CHEN 473 Water Desalination 3
CHEN 474 Industrial and Wastewater Treatment 3
CHEN 493 Special Topics in Chemical Engineering 3
ENGR 399 Undergraduate Research Project 3

 

Total   132 Credits 
Last updated: Apr 11, 2021 @ 7:21 pm

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