Chemical engineers work with the chemical processes that convert raw materials into products. The chemical engineering minor from CBU allows students to gain hands-on experience with this specialized area of engineering.

Complete 32 units from the following courses to obtain a minor in chemical engineering.

Lower Division Requirements

 

A study of inorganic chemical systems including properties of atoms, molecules and ions, composition of matter, solutions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, electronic structure of elements, chemical bonding and molecular geometry. Course content is presented at a level required for Chemistry and related science majors. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisite: CHE 102 or high school chemistry. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE115-A
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Park Building 202
CHE115-C
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-D
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-B
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A111
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-A
Tsai, Jones
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109

A laboratory experience designed to illustrate and reinforce topics covered in General Chemistry I and introduce students to laboratory practices, experiments and equipment that are foundational to the study of Chemistry. Additional lab fee. Pre- or Co- Requisite: CHE 115. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE115L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 7:30 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 240
CHE115L-I
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-G
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-C
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-E
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-K
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 Th 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-J
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 Th 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-H
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-F
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-E
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-C
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-G
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235

A continuation of CHE 115 - General Chemistry I including the study of inorganic chemical systems including liquids and solids, solutions, colloids, kinetics, equilibria, acid-base chemistry, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Course content is presented at a level required for Chemistry and related science majors. Lecture (3 units). Prerequisite: CHE 115 and 115L. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE125-A
Suzuki, Satoru
05/06/2024 TTh 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM BUS 253
CHE125-A
Hu, Ying
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Building 36 36B
CHE125-A
Hu, Ying
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CHE125-C
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A110
CHE125-B
Schacht, Patrick C.
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 124
CHE125-A
Suzuki, Satoru
05/05/2025 TTh 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM TBA

A laboratory experience designed to illustrate and reinforce topics covered in CHE 125 - General Chemistry II and continue to introduce students to laboratory practices, experiments, and equipment that are foundational to the study of Chemistry. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: CHE 115L. Pre- or Co- Requisite: CHE 125. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE125L-A
Suzuki, Satoru
05/06/2024 T 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-A
Hu, Ying
09/03/2024 T 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE125L-B
Hu, Ying
09/03/2024 F 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE125L-C
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-E
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 F 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-F
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 Th 7:30 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 240
CHE125L-A
Hu, Ying
01/13/2025 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-A
Suzuki, Satoru
05/05/2025 T 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM James Complex 236

An introduction to concepts used in chemical engineering calculations including chemical process variables and conservation principles of mass applied to various chemical systems. Prerequisite: MAT 245; Co-requisites: CHE 115 and 115L. (2 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR271-A
Anklam, Mark R.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 304

A continuation of EGR 271 including conservation principles of energy applied to various chemical systems and the application of basic thermodynamic principles. Prerequisite: EGR 271; Co-Requisites: CHE 125 and 125L. (2 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR272-A
Anklam, Mark R.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 305

Basic concepts of analytical geometry, limits and derivatives, differentials and rates, integration, definite and indefinite integrals, differentiation of logarithmic and exponential functions. Prerequisites: MAT 135, 145, EGR 182, or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT245-A
Willett, Robert James
05/06/2024 - Online
MAT245-B
Eatinger, Austin Chase
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-A
Eatinger, Austin Chase
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-A
Willett, Robert James
05/05/2025 - Online

Continued study and applications of integration: volumes, lengths, surface of revolution; derivatives and integrals involving trigonometric functions, infinite series, expansion of functions, hyperbolic functions, law of the mean, partial fractions, polar coordinates, and conic sections. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall ONLN
MAT255-B
Willett, Robert James
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall ONLN
MAT255-B
Sill, Michael R.
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

Upper Division Requirements

 

Students will learn basic concepts of multivariable calculus and ordinary differential equations. Vectors, multi-variable functions, line integrals and analytic methods for solving some first-order and second-order ordinary differential equations (including Laplace Transforms) will be discussed. Fourier Transforms and Separation of Variables will be briefly introduced as a method for solving some partial differential equations. Some problems discussed in class will have applications in engineering, physics, biology, and chemistry. Prerequisite: MAT 255. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT342-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

Introductory concepts of fluid motions, fluid statics, control volume forms and basic principles, and applications basic principles of fluid mechanics to problems in viscous and compressible flow. Co-Requisite: MAT 342 or 343. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR342-A
Zhou, Ziliang
01/13/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 202
EGR342-B
Zhou, Ziliang
01/13/2025 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 202
EGR342-C
Zhou, Ziliang
01/13/2025 T 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 202
EGR342-E
Zhou, Ziliang
01/13/2025 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 202
EGR342-F
Anklam, Mark R.
01/13/2025 W 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 304
EGR342-D
Zhou, Ziliang
01/13/2025 W 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 202

Study of fundamental heat and mass transfer principles including conduction, forced and free convection (including the application of boundary layer concepts), radiation, and diffusion. It will include the analysis and computation of heat transfer, mass transfer, temperature, and concentration profiles in systems with simple geometries. Estimation and use of local and overall heat and mass transfer coefficients will be covered. Prerequisites: EGR 272, 342, and MAT 342 (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR371-A
Oyanader, Mario A.
09/03/2024 F 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 304

 

Complete one of the following: 

The course covers reaction kinetics, differential and integral data analysis, batch, mixed, and plug flow reactors, systems with multiple reactions, reactor cascades, temperature and energy effects, and catalysis. Prerequisites: EGR 371 and 372. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR473-A
Anklam, Mark R.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 304

Control theory and practice, instrumentation, system responses, transfer functions, feed-back control, and stability as applied to chemical engineering processes. Prerequisites: EGR 272 and MAT 342. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR474-A
Oyanader, Mario A.
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 304