Chemical Engineering (BS) and Paper Science & Engineering (BS) (Dual Major) (15PSEBS-15PSENDM)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science3, 5 3 CH 201 Chemistry, A Quant Science1, 5 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab3, 5 1 CH 202 Quantitative Chemistry Lab5 1
E 101 Introduction to Engr & Prob Solv1 1 EC 205 Economics (or EC 201 or ARE 201)* 3
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ 1 MA 241 Calculus II3 4
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research1 4 PY 205 Physics Engr & Scientists I3 3
MA 141 Calculus I3 4 PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab3 1
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course* 1 PSE 201 Pulping & Papermaking Technology1 3
15 18

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 221 Organic Chemistry I4, 1 3 CH 223 Organic Chemistry II4 3
CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Lab4 1 CH 224 Organic Chemistry II Lab4 1
CHE 205 Chemical Proc Princ1 4 CHE 225 Chemical Proc Systems1 3
MA 242 Calculus III1 4 MA 341 Applied Differential Eq1 3
PSE 212 Paper Properties1 4 PY 208 Physics for Engr & Scientists II 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course 1 PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab 1
PSE 371 Pulping Process Analysis1 3
17 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 315 Quantitative Analysis 3 CHE 312 Transport Processes II 3
CH 316 Quantitative Analysis Lab 1 CHE 316 Thermo of Chem & Phase Eq 3
CHE 311 Transport Processes I1 3 PSE 332 Wood & Pulping Chemistry 3
CHE 315 Chem Process Thermo1 3 PSE 360 Pulp & Paper Unit Proc. II 3
PSE 211 Pulp & Paper Internship2 1 GEP Requirement* 3
PSE 322 Wet End/Polymer Chemistry 4
GEP Requirement* 3
18 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
PSE 415 Paper Industry Strat. Proj. Analy. 3 PSE 416 Project Design and Analysis 3
PSE 417 Process Design & Analy. Lab 3 PSE 465 Paper Physics & Product Design 3
PSE 425 Bioenergy & Biomaterials Engr 3 PSE 472 Paper Process Analysis 3
PSE 475 Process Control 3 GEP Requirement* 3
GEP Requirement* 3 GEP IP Requirement* 2-3
GEP Requirement* 3
18 14-15

FifthYear

Fall Semester Credit
CHE 330 CHE Lab I 4
CHE 446 Design & Analysis Chem Reac 3
CHE 450 CHE Design I 3
ECE 331 Intro Elect Circuits or
MSE 201 Intro Material Sci Engr.
3
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Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 145
 Major/Program requirements and footnotes
1 Minimum grade of C- required.
2 There is one required internship in industry. PSE 211 should be taken the first semester upon returning from that internship.
3 Grade of C (2.0) or higher required.
4CH 225/226 may substitute for CH 221/222 and CH 227/228 may substitute for CH 223/224.
5CH 103/104 may substitute for CH 101/102 and CH 203/204 may substitute for CH 201/202.
*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.
A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours; one course with MA or ST prefix)
Fulfilled as part of the Major requirements.  
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Fulfilled as part of the Major requirements.   
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list in a discipline other than Economics. Economics 205 (or EC 201 or ARE 201), taken as part of the Major requirements, satisfies 3 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Social Sciences Requirement. 
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours; at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
XX Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.  
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. 
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. 
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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