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B.S. in Chemical Engineering

The chemical engineering program requires 135 semester credit hours for graduation. Topics cover 30 credits of general math/science, 27 credits of core engineering coursework, and an addition 42 hours of major-specific requirements. 

The sample 4-year program includes a built-in minor in mathematics.  A minor is required for graduation at Marian University.

Sample 4-Year Chemical Engineering Curriculum*

Sample Engineering Courses

General Math and Science Requirements (30 hours)

  • MAT 230 Calculus I 
  • MAT 231 Calculus II
  • MAT 305 Calculus III
  • MAT 310 Linear Algebra
  • MAT 315 Differential Equations
  • CHE 140 General Chemistry I
  • CHE 141L General Chemistry I Lab
  • PHY 201 University Physics I
  • PHY 202 University Physics II

Engineering Core Requirements (27 hours)

  • EGR 101 Introduction to Engineering
  • EGR 151 Programming for Engineers
  • EGR 155 Intro Computer Aided Design
  • EGR 221Engineering Mechanics: Statics 
  • EGR 241 Linear Circuit Analysis 
  • EGR 261 Engineering Thermodynamics 
  • *EGR 301 Global Engineering 
  • EGR 317 Engineering Economics 
  • EGR 490Engineering Senior Design 

Chemical Engineering Requirements (12 additional hours in Chemistry and 30 hours in CEN courses totaling 42 hours)

  • CHE 142 General Chemistry II 
  • CHE 143L General Chemistry II Lab 
  • CHE 305 Organic Chemistry I 
  • CHE 305L Organic Chemistry I Lab 
  • CHE 325 Physical Chemistry I 
  • CHE 325L Physical Chemistry I Lab 
  • EGR 230 Engineering Materials 
  • EGR 326 Engineering Statistics 
  • EGR 365 Fluid Mechanics 
  • EGR 451 Control Systems 
  • CEN 235 Thermodynamics II 
  • CEN 275 Mass Transfer and Separations 
  • CEN 300 Transport Phenomena I 
  • CEN 375 Chemical Reaction Engineering 
  • CEN 435 Chemical Process Design 
  • CEN 492 Senior Design II 
  • CEN 4xx Chemical Engr Elective 
  • CEN 4xx Chemical Engr Elective 

This plan is only a sample and will vary by student and course availability. 

A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum 2.0 major GPA are required for graduation. To meet degree requirements, some disciplines require higher grades in each course or a higher cumulative GPA.

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