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Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 [Archived Catalog]

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 Computational Chemical Engineering    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


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

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
  • CHME Elective (4)

Fourth Year


Fall


  • HASS Core Credit Hours: 4
  • Electives (either free elective or CHME elective) Credit Hours: 2

Spring


  • HASS Core Credit Hours: 4
  • Electives Credit Hours: 6

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