Oct 26, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022

BSc in Chemical Engineering


Engineering Disciplines


To find descriptions of the various disciplines of Engineering, visit Explore our Programs on the Faculty of Engineering website.

Program Requirements


Year 1


Requirements for Year 1 can be found in BSc in Engineering - Qualifying Year .

Information regarding admission to a specialized program from the Qualifying Year Program can be found in Faculty of Engineering Regulations .

Year 2


Year 3


Year 4


Notes


  1. See Program and Technical Electives below for restrictions on the four program electives.
  2. Students who are interested in taking Nanoscale Engineering, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy, or Polymer Materials Elective Streams should consult the Department for course schedules.

Complementary Studies and Impact of Technology on Society (ITS) Electives


See Complementary Studies and Impact of Technology on Society (ITS) Electives  for a list of approved electives.

Program and Technical Electives


Of the four single-term program electives:

At least two must be Engineering Science and/or Engineering Design courses selected from:


Note:


CME 458 or CME 459 may only be taken with an appropriate project approved by the department.

No more than one single-term program elective may be selected from the following approved list:


Note:


Other courses may be taken as program electives with written permission from the Department.

Elective Streams in Chemical Engineering


In addition to the required courses, students in Chemical Engineering may study certain fields in depth by choosing appropriate program elective courses. The following lists elective streams that are currently available in Chemical Engineering.

Note: The following elective streams apply to Chemical Engineering Traditional Program and Co-op Plan II. Due to course scheduling difficulties, these elective streams do not apply to Co-op Plan I.

Nanoscale Engineering Elective Stream


One of the four program electives should be MAT E 211. The remaining three program electives can be selected from CH E 487, CH E 583, CH E 584 and MAT E 495.

Students interested in this elective stream should consult the Department for a course schedule.

Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Elective Stream


Three of the four program electives should be CME 421, CME 422 and CME 472. The fourth program elective can be selected from the above lists and must be approved by the Department.

Students interested in this elective stream should consult the Department for a course schedule.

Polymer Materials Elective Stream


Three of the four program electives should be CME 482, CME 484 and CME 485. The fourth program elective can be selected from the above lists and must be approved by the Department.

Students interested in this elective stream should consult the Department for a course schedule.