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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:

  • 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

    Distillation column

  • High Polymer Engineering
  • and several more...


2018 CBE Course schedule (Summer 2018-Spring 2019)

Bingo sheet


2018-2019 CBE curriculum


General Education Courses


2017-2018 General Education course list

Technical Electives

Approved List of Technical Electives



Global Engineering

Ohio State Engineering faculty, staff, and students operate in a competitive global market place where engineering designs and products are increasingly integrated into global networks and supply chains. Through strategic investments and targeted collaborations, The Ohio State University College of Engineering is positioned to be a leader in international engineering education and research. This website provides information for students regarding the Global Option in Engineering Program and engineering study abroad programs.