MS Chemical Engineering (ChE) Curriculum Plan

Thesis Option - Plan A

Required Courses - 12 units

Electives

Thesis

Total 30 Units

Project Option - Plan B

Required Courses - 12 units

Electives

Project

Total: 30 Units

Other Requirements

  • Satisfy the CSU Graduate Writing Requirement (which may require an additional 3 units for Engr 200W)
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a C or better on all courses that count towards the MS degree (are listed on the Candidacy form)
  • Pass MS Thesis or Project Defense
  • Students without a BS ChE must take or show equivalencies for:
    2 Semesters of General Chemistry; 1 Semeseter of Organic Chemistry; 2 Semesters of Physics; 3 Semesters of Calculus; 1 Semester of Differential Equations; and ChE 115, 151, 158, 160A, 160B and 190.
  • Students who are admitted in conditional standing must satisfy the conditions (such as transition courses or required GPA) and submit a Change of Classification form.