Chemical Engineering (BS): Biomolecular

Semester Display Effective Date: 
Sat, 2011-01-01
FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
CH 101 Chemistry A Molecular Sci.1
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1
E 101 Intro to Engr & Prob Solv1
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ.
ENG 101 Acad. Writing & Research 1
MA 141 Calculus I 1
PE 1** Fitness & Wellness Course*

3
1
1
1
4
4
1

15

 CH 201 Chemistry - Quantitative Sci.5
CH 202 Quantitative Chem. Lab
MA 241 Calculus II 1
PY 205 Physics for Engr & Sci1
EC 205 Economics (or EC 201 or ARE 201*)
PE *** Phys. Ed/Healthy Living Elective*

3
1
4
4
3
1

16

 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
CH 221 Organic Chemistry I
CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHE 205 Chemical Proc. Princ5
MA 242 Calculus III5
PY 208 Physics Engr & Sci. II

3
1
4
4
4

16

 CH 223 Organic Chemistry II
CH 224 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CHE 225 Chem. Proc. Systems5
MA 341 Applied Differential Equations5
BIO 183 Intro Biology: Cellular & Molecular Bio.
GEP Requirement*

3
1
3
3
4
3

17

 
JUNIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit

BCH 451 Intro Biochemistry
CHE 311 Transport Processes I5
CHE 315 Chem. Process Thermo5
BIT 410 Manipulation ReDNA (4 cr.)
GEP Requirement*
CH 395 Professional Dev. Seminar

4
3
3
4
3
1

18

 BIT Lab Modules2
CHE 312 Transport Processes II
CHE 316 Thermo of Chem & Phase Eq
CHE 330 Chem Engr Lab I
GEP Requirement *

4
3
3
4
2-3

16-17

 
SENIOR YEAR
Fall SemesterCredit Spring SemesterCredit
CHE 447 Bioreactor Engineering
CHE 450 CHE Design I
CHE 497 CHE Engr Projects I
GEP Requirement*
Biotech Mnior Group E (GEP IP req*)3

3
3
3
3
3

15

 CHE 435 Proc. System Analy & Control
CHE 451 CHE Design II
CHE 551 Biochemical Engineering
Technical Elective4
GEP Requirement*

3
3
3
2-3
3

14-15

 
Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*,I,J,K:127
 
Footnotes:    
 

1. Must be completed with a grade of C- or higher for matriculation.
2. Students must take two 2-hour BIT lab modules from the following lists. In addition, selected BIT 495 Special Topics Courses may be approved by the Biotechnology advisor.

  • BIT Lab Module - Group 1 (2 cr):  BIT 462, 464, 465, 467, 473, 495 (Cell Signaling,      Genetic Engineering of Yeast and Fungi, or Immunology Methods), 572
  • BIT Lab Module - Group 2 (2 cr): Any course in Group 1 + BIT 466, 468, 471, 495 (Computational Biology, mRNA, or Stem Cells), 595 (Confocal Microscopy)

3. Biotech Minor Group E must be selected from: IDS 201, 303; STS 302, 304, 320; STS/PHI 325
4. Technical Elective must be selected from: BEC 330; BEC(CHE) 462, BEC(CHE) 463; BEC 480, 485, 488; BBS 426; CHE/BIT 464; PSE 425; CE 373, ECE 331, MSE 210, NE 419, PSE 425, TE 466.
5. Must be completed with grade of C-or higher.

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes:
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.
University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.ncsu.edu/gep-courses.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement.     
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement.        
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:      
D. Social Sciences (3 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:   EC 205, EC 201, or ARE 201    
E. Physical Education/Healthy Living (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living course list.
F. Additional Breadth  - (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
 X   Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
2 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list. Course chosen to meet the Biotech Minor Group E requirement in the Major satisfies 3 credit hours of the 5 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives requirement.  
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better )

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements:
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:      
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:       
K. Foreign Language proficiency - Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.