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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
Oakland University
   
 
  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Chemistry, B.S.


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Requirements for the major in engineering chemistry, B.S. program


Coordinators: James D. Schall (SECS), Jennifer Tillinger (Chemistry)

The program in engineering chemistry, which is offered by the Department of Chemistry in cooperation with the School of Engineering and Computer Science, leads to the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in engineering chemistry. It is intended for well-qualified students who seek a basic preparation in engineering along with a highly professional chemistry program. 

Course requirements (minimum of 128 total credits)

To earn the degree of Bachelor of Science with a major in engineering chemistry, students must complete a minimum of 128 credits, satisfy writing requirement (also see Undergraduate degree requirements) and meet the following requirements:

General education – 28 credits (excluding mathematics and science)


  • Students are required to take PHL 104 - Introduction to Ethics in Science and Engineering  to satisfy the general education requirement in Western Civilization.
  • In order to graduate on-schedule without taking additional courses, it is highly recommended that students meet with an SECS Undergraduate Academic Adviser concerning the selection of all of their general education courses.

Performance requirements and additional general education notes


Students in this program are not required to complete the College of Arts and Sciences college exploratory requirements. Students must complete the university’s general education, including the capstone course of either CHM 491  or ME 492  (see Undergraduate Degree Requirements). In addition to the previously stated requirements, satisfactory completion of the program requires an average grade of at least 2.0 in the courses taken to satisfy the engineering and chemistry requirements and in the courses prescribed for the mathematics, physics and computer science requirements.

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