Jun 26, 2019  
2018-2019 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 SDSM&T Academic Catalog

Chemical Engineering, BS


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Contact Information

Dr. Robb Winter, Department Head
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
(605) 394-2421
E-mail: Robb.Winter@sdsmt.edu
Web: http://www.sdsmt.edu/CBE/

Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE)

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) offers a BS degree in Chemical Engineering which is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, 415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: +1.410.347.7700 . Our department name, Chemical and Biological Engineering, reflects the forward-looking integration of chemical engineering, chemical sciences and biological sciences. With a specialization in biochemical engineering and emphases in advanced materials, biomedical engineering, energy technology, environmental engineering, and petroleum engineering you can personalize your education. An accelerated Master of Science (B.S. + M.S.) degree program is also available for qualified undergraduate students.

Chemical Engineering Curriculum/Checklist


Although a minor in chemical engineering is not available, you can obtain a specialization in biochemical engineering  or an emphasis in emerging areas such as advanced materials, biomedical engineering, energy technology, environmental engineering, or petroleum engineering by tailoring your elective courses.

Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total: 16

Second Semester


Total: 18

Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Total: 17

Second Semester


Total: 18

Senior Year


First Semester


Total: 12

Second Semester


Total: 15

130 credits required for graduation


Curriculum Notes


*Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the “General Education Requiements ” section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements.

Optional emphases and specialization in ChE:


The academic advisor recommends and approves courses to take if students are interested in an emphasis in one of these areas: advanced materials (nano materials, polymers, ceramics, materials processing, corrosion, or solid state/semi-conductors), biomedical engineering, energy technology, environmental engineering, or petroleum engineering. A specialization in biochemical engineering is also offered.

Chemical Engineering: Biochemical Engineering Specialization, BS  

BIOL Elective (3 cr hr):


Select from

CHE Lab Elective (1 cr hr):


Select 1 credit from

Engineering Elective (3 cr hr):


Select 3 credits from engineering courses other than CBE prefix; requires advisor approval. These courses are typically at a 200 level or higher.

Department Approved Elective (7 cr hr):


Select from the following: CBE, or other approved courses to fulfill emphasis electives. These courses are typically at a 120 level or higher. May include:

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