Oct 26, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2020-2021

Chemistry - Industrial Chemistry Track


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This track is intended for students planning to go into industry and who wish to incorporate some core Chemical Engineering courses into their program. With proper choice of engineering electives students will be prepared for graduate programs in Chemical Engineering as well as in Chemistry. In particular, this program qualifies students for admission to a co-terminal MS degree program in Chemical Engineering. Students considering this option should consult with Chemical Engineering regarding choice of electives and MS course requirements.

 

Two electives must be chosen from the following and may be taken in any elective slot. All other electives are totally free.

CHME- 2050 - Introduction to Chemical Engineering Calculations Credit Hours: 3

CHME- 4030 - Chemical Process Dynamics and Control Credit Hours: 4

CHME - 4040 - Chemical Engineering Separations Credit Hours: 3

CHME- 4500 - Chemical Reactor Design Credit Hours: 3

 

First Year


Fall


HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


HASS Core Credit Hours: 4

 

Second Year


Spring


Third Year


Summer Arch Semester


For students who have applied for and been granted an exception, the Arch Summer Semester courses would be taken during the spring semester. For listing of the exception process go to: http://info.rpi.edu/arch/students/#ExceptionProcess.

Elective Credit Hours 4

HASS Core Credit Hours 4

 

Fall* OR Spring


*If following the B.S. in Chemistry curriculum, students must select the Fall term as their “on-campus” semester.

  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Fourth Year


Fall


HASS Core Credit Hours: 4

Electives Credit Hours: 5

Spring


HASS Core Credit Hours: 4

Electives Credit Hours: 6

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