B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Semiconductor Manufacturing Engineering Option Curriculum

FRESHMAN YEAR

Units

1st Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 10 — Introduction to Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering2

1

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20A — Chemical Structure1

4

English Composition 3 — English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

5

Mathematics 31A — Differential and Integral Calculus1

4

2nd Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20B/20L — Chemical Energetics and Change/General Chemistry Laboratory1

7

Mathematics 31B — Integration and Infinite Series1

4

Physics 1A — Mechanics1

5

3rd Quarter

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry 30A — Organic Chemistry I: Structure and Reactivity1

4

Mathematics 32A — Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Physics 1B/4AL — Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic Fields/Mechanics Laboratory1

7

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 100 — Fundamentals of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering2

4

Chemistry and Biochemistry 30AL — General Chemistry Laboratory II1

4

Mathematics 32B — Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Physics 1C — Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity1

5

2nd Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 45 — Biomolecular Engineering Fundamentals2

4

Chemical Engineering 102A — Thermodynamics I2

4

Chemistry and Biochemistry 30B — Organic Chemistry II: Reactivity, Synthesis, and Spectroscopy1

4

Mathematics 33A — Linear Algebra and Applications1

4

3rd Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 102B — Thermodynamics II2

4

Civil and Environmental Engineering M20 — Introduction to Computer Programming with MATLAB2

4

Mathematics 33B — Differential Equations1

4

HSSEAS Ethics Course

4

JUNIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 101A — Transport Phenomena I2

4

Chemical Engineering 109 — Numerical and Mathematical Methods in Chemical and Biological Engineering2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

2nd Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 101B — Transport Phenomena II: Heat Transfer2

4

Chemical Engineering 104A — Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory I2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

3rd Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 101C — Mass Transfer2

4

Chemical Engineering 103 — Separation Processes2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

SENIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 106 — Chemical Reaction Engineering2

4

Chemical Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering Elective2

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

2nd Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 107 — Process Dynamics and Control2

4

Chemical Engineering 108A — Process Economics and Analysis2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

Technical Breadth Course3

4

3rd Quarter

 

Chemical Engineering 104C/104CL — Semiconductor Processing/Laboratory2

6

Chemical Engineering 108B — Chemical Process Computer-Aided Design and Analysis2

4

Chemical Engineering C116 — Surface and Interface Engineering2

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

TOTAL

180


  1. Counts as Mathematics and Basic Sciences for ABET, total units Mathematics and Basic Sciences = 64.
  2. Counts as Engineering Concepts for ABET, total units Engineering Concepts = 75.
  3. Students should contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for approved lists in the categories of technical breadth and GE (see page 22 for details).