University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemical Engineering



Chemical Engineering Requirements


Chemical Engineering Requirements

The major requirements for the B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering are as follows:

Students must choose either a Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Bioengineering option.

  • Lower-division requirements (59 units)
    1. BIOL 005A, BIOL 05LA
    2. CHEM 001A, CHEM 001B, CHEM 001C
    3. CS 010
    4. MATH 009A, MATH 009B, MATH 009C, MATH 010A, MATH 010B, MATH 046
    5. PHYS 040A, PHYS 040B, PHYS 040C
  • Upper-division requirements (72 units)
    1. CEE 158
    2. CHEM 112A, CHEM 112B, CHEM 112C
    3. CHE 100, CHE 110A, CHE 110B, CHE 114, CHE 116, CHE 117, CHE 118, CHE 120, CHE 122, CHE 160B, CHE 160C, CHE 175A, CHE 175B
    4. CHE 130/ENVE 130, CHE 160A/ENVE 160A
    5. ENGR 118
  • Option requirements: choose one option
    1. Biochemical Engineering option (20 units)
      1. BCH 110A
      2. BIOL 121A/MCBL 121A
      3. CEE 010
      4. CHE 124, CHE 124L
      5. Four (4) units of technical electives chosen from CEE 132, CEE 135, CHE 140, CHE 150, CHE 171, ENVE 121
    2. Chemical Engineering option (18 units)
      1. CEE 010, CEE 125
      2. Twelve (12) units of technical electives chosen from CEE 132, CEE 135, CHE 102, CHE 136, CHE 171, ENVE 120, ENVE 133, ENVE 134, ENVE 138
    3. Bioengineering option (24-26 units)
      1. BCH 110A, BCH 110B
      2. BIOL 005B, BIOL 005C
      3. CEE 011
      4. Six to eight (6-8) units of technical electives chosen from BIOL 107A, BIOL 107B, BIOL 115, BIOL 121A/MCBL 121A, BIOL 128/CBNS 128, CEE 147, CHE 124, CHE 140, CHE 150

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Bourns College of Engineering
446 Winston Chung Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5190
Fax: (951) 827-3188
E-mail: collegeinfo@engr.ucr.edu

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