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Masters Program Requirements

 

MS Program Curriculum Outline

 

Major Required (Core) Courses (Total courses required = 5, 15 Credit Hours)
Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

ChE 621

Thermodynamics

3

ChE 625

Kinetics

3

ChE 633

Transport

3

ChE 661

Analysis

3

ChE 691

Seminar

3

 

SubTotal # Core Credits Required

15

Elective Course Choices (Total courses required = 5, 15 Credit Hours)

Curriculum Summary

Minimum number of courses required for the degree

10

Minimum credit hours required for degree                             

30

 

 

 

 

Example Curriculum Trajectory

 

FIRST YEAR

SECOND YEAR

 

Fall Semester (13 credits)

Spring Semester (12)

Summer Session

Fall Semester (12)

Spring Semester (12)

ChE 621, Thermodynamics (3)

ChE 691, Seminar (1)

ChE 696, Independent Study (5)

Continue research with thesis advisor

ChE 691, Seminar (1)

ChE 699, Masters Thesis (11)

ChE 691, Seminar (1)

ChE 699, Masters Thesis (11)

ChE 625, Kinetics (3)

+ minimum of 6 credits from one of the optional tracks

ChE 633, Transport (3)

ChE 661, Analysis (3)

ChE 691, Seminar (1)

             

 

Optional tracks are available in energy/reaction engineering, biochem/bioengineering, and materials.

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