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CHE Biomolecular Concentration
Curriculum: Chemical Engineering
Concentration: Biomolecular
Degree Earned: B.S. Chemical Engineering
Effective: 07/2009
  Freshman Year
Fall Semester     Spring Semester  
CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science (1) 3   CH 201 Chemistry – Quantitative Sci 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab (1) 1   CH 202 Quantitative Chem Lab 1
E 101 Introduction to Engr & Prob Solv (1) 1   MA 241 Calculus II (1) 4
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ 1   PY 205 Physics for Engr & Sc I (1) 4
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research (1) 4   EC 205 Economics (OR EC 201 OR ARE 201)* 3
MA 141 Calculus I 4   Phys Ed/Healthy Living Elective* 1
PE 1** Fitness & Wellness Course* 1      
  15     16
  Sophmore Year
Fall Semester     Spring Semester  
CH 221 Organic Chemistry I 3   CH 223 Organic Chemistry II 3
CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1   CH 224 Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
CHE 205 Chemical Proc Prin 4   CHE 225 Chemical Proc Systems 3
MA 242 Calculus III 4   MA 341 Applied Differential Eq 3
PY 208 Physics Engr & Scientists II 4   BIO 183 Intro Biology: Cellular & Molecular 4
      GEP Requirement* 3
  16     17
  Junior Year
Fall Semester     Spring Semester  
BCH 451 Intro Biochemistry 4   BIT *** BIT Lab Modules (2) 4
CHE 311 Transport Processes I 3   CHE 312 Transport Processes II 3
CHE 315 Chem Process Thermo 3   CHE 316 Thermo of Chem & Phase Eq 3
BIT 410 Manipulation ReDNA (4 cr.) 4   CHE 330 Chem Engr Lab I
4
GEP Requirement* 3   Free Elective 3
CHE 395 Professional Dev Seminar 1      
  18     17
  Senior Year
Fall Semester     Spring Semester  
CHE 447 Bioreactor Engineering 3   CHE 435 Proc System Analy & Control 3
CHE 450 CHE Design I 3   CHE 451 CHE Design II 3
CHE 497 Chemical Engr Projects 3   CHE 551 Biochemical Engineering 3
GEP Requirement* 3   GEP Requirement* 3
Biotech Minor Grp E (GEP IP req*) (3) 3   GEP IP Requirement* 2-3
  14     14-15
 
      Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation 128
Major/Program Requirements and Footnotes:
(1) Must be completed with grade of C- or higher for matriculation
(2) Students must take two 2-hour BIT lab modules from the following list: BIT 462, 463, 464,466, 467, 468, 481, and 569. In addition, selected BIT 495 Special Topics courses may be approved
(3) Biotech Minor Group E must be selected from: IDS 201, 303; STS 302, 304, 320; STS(PHI) 325

The curricula listed above are effective of students entering on or after May 2009. Students who entered before May 2009 can find curriculum information here.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements:
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each category can be found at:
http://www.ncsu.edu/uap/academic-standards/gep/courselists/index.html


Physical Education: 2 hours to be selected from the approved GEP Physical Education list:
a. One fitness and wellness course (any PE 100-level course)
b. One additional credit hour of PE activity courses
Humanities & Social Science Requirements
Humanities: 6 credits to be selected in two different disciplines (two different course prefixes) from the approved GEP Humanities list
Social Sciences: 3 credits to be selected in a discipline other than economics from the approved GEP Social Sciences list. EC 205 (or EC 201 or ARE 201) taken as part of the Major requirements satisfies 3 credit hours of the 6 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Sciences requirement
Additional Breadth: 3 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Humanities, Social Sciences or Visual and Performing Arts lists
Interdisciplinary Perspectives: 2 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list

Co-Requisities:
U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education requirements. Choose course(s) that are identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisites
Foreign Language proficiency at the FL_102 level will be required for graduation