Chemical Engineering (BS): Biomanufacturing Sciences (14CHEBMF)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science4, 6 3 CH 201 Chemistry – Quantitative Sci.1, 6 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab4, 6 1 CH 202 Quantitative Chem Lab6 1
E 101 Introduction to Engr & Prob Solv1 1 MA 241 Calculus II4 4
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ 1 PY 205 Physics for Engr & Sc I4 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research1 4 PY 206 Physics for Engineer & Scientists I Lab4 1
MA 141 Calculus I4 4 EC 205 Economics
(or EC 201 or ARE 201)*
3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course 1
15 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BEC 220 Intro Biomanufacturing 1 BIO 183 Intro Biology: Cellular & Molecular 4
CH 221 Organic Chemistry I5, 1 3 CH 223 Organic Chemistry II5 3
CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Lab5 1 CH 224 Organic Chemistry II Lab5 1
CHE 205 Chemical Proc Prin1 4 CHE 225 Chemical Proc Systems1 3
MA 242 Calculus III1 4 MA 341 Applied Differential Eq1 3
PY 208 Physics Engr & Scientists II 3 GEP Requirement* 3
PY 209 Physics for Engineer
& Scientists II Lab
1
17 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BCH 451 Intro Biochemistry 4 BBS 426 Industrial Microbiology & Bioman Lab 4
BEC 363 Found. of Recomb Microorg for Biomanuf. 2 BEC 330 Prin & Applications of Biosparations 3
BEC 463 Ferm. of Recomb Microorg 2 CHE 312 Transport Processes II 1
CHE 311 Transport Processes I1 3 CHE 316 Thermo of Chem & Phase Eq 3
CHE 315 Chem Process Thermo1 3 Free Elective 3
GEP Requirement* 3 GEP Requirement* 3
17 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BEC 436 Downstream Proc of Biomaterials 2 Biomanufacturing Elective2 2
BEC 480 Large Scale Fermentation OR
BEC 485 Large Scale Recovery & Purification
2 CHE 435 Proc System Analy & Control 3
CHE 395 Professional Dev Seminar 1 CHE 451 CHE Design II 3
CHE 447 Bioreactor Engineering 3 Bioethics Course (GEP IP Req*)3 3
CHE 450 CHE Design I 3 GEP Requirement* 2-3
GEP Requirement* 3
14 13-14

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 125
Major/Program requirements and footnotes
1 Minimum grade of (C-) required.
2 The Biomanufacturing elective course must be selected from the following list: BEC 440, 441, 462, 475, 480, 483, 485, 488, 497, 541. NOTE: Course selected from the choice of either BEC 480/485 cannot be used to satisfy this requirement (i.e. counted twice).
3 The bioethics course must be selected from: IDS 201, 303; STS 302, 304, 320; STS(PHI) 325
4 Grade of C (2.0) or higher required.
5 CH 225/226 may substitute for CH 221/222 and CH 227/228 may substitute for CH 223/224.
6 CH 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)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:       
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:       
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:     
D. Social Sciences (3 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: EC 205, EC 201, or ARE 201       
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)
 X   Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or        Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
2 credits to be selected from the approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives list. Course chosen to meet the Biotech Minor Group E requirement in the Major satisfies 3 credit hours of the 5 credit hours needed to fulfill the GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives requirement.  
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. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:      
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. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:       
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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