William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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Earning a degree in Chemical Engineering will bring with it a wide range of opportunities to work in many different fields and industries.  As you move forward, you will find that the tools provided to you are universal in their application, giving you the freedom to participate in almost any industry. 

The undergraduate curriculum in Chemical Engineering provides students with a solid foundation in math and basic sciences, chemical engineering, other engineering disciplines, and more. 

The core courses required for a degree in Chemical Engineering include: Geoff Hulse

  • General, Organic, and Physical Chemistry
  • Calculus, Calculus-based Physics, and Differential Equations
  • Introductory Engineering Courses
  • Basic Computer Programming
  • Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena, Kinetics
  • Design, Process Control, and Operations

You will also have the opportunity to explore different topics and areas of research in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering discipline by enrolling in technical elective courses such as the following:

  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Air Pollution
  • Fuel Cell Catalysis
  • Particle Technology
  • Experimental Design
  • Molecular Informatics
  • Cellular Nanotechnology
  • Rheology of Fluids

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  • High Polymer Engineering
  • and several more...


2013-14 CBE course schedule 

Bingo sheets by year

Transition Bingo Sheet (for students who started at OSU under quarters)

2013-2014 Semester Bingo Sheet (for students starting Summer 2012 and after)

General Education Courses

Transition GE course list (for students who started at OSU under quarters)

2013-2014 General Education course list

Technical Electives

Approved List of Technical Electives