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Undergraduate Approved Elective Courses

Students are required to complete 6 credit hours in each of three types of electives:


  • Technical Electives
  • Engineering Electives
  • Advanced Chemistry Electives

For Technical electives, at least one of the two required courses must be at the 3000-or-above level. The same is true for Engineering electives.

A Technical elective is any course offered by the School of Science and Engineering.

An Engineering elective is any non-required CENG course, a course offered by one of the engineering departments (BMEN, ENGP), or by Computer Science (COSC). (Note that a course such as CENG 4890, for example, could count as either a Technical or Engineering elective, but no single course can be used to satisfy two requirements.) At least one of the two required courses must be at the 3000-or-above level.

An Advanced Chemistry Elective must come from the following list (note that some prerequisites may be needed):

Chemical Engineering (CENG)


  • CENG 4450 Applied Biochemistry I
  • CENG 4460 Applied Biochemistry II

Chemistry (CHEM)


  • CHEM 3110 Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3120 Physical Chemistry II
  • CHEM 3210 Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 3310 Instrumental Analysis
  • CHEM 3830 Introduction to Biochemistry
  • CHEM 3840 Intermediate Biochemistry
  • CHEM 4020 Neurochemistry
  • CHEM 4230 Organometallic Chemistry – Transition Elements

Earth & Environmental Science (EENS)


  • EENS 4360 Environmental Geochemistry

Approved Advanced Chemistry Elective Courses
Course Number Course Name

EENS 4360

Environmental Geochemistry

CENG 4450

Applied Biochemistry I

CENG 4460

Applied Biochemistry II

CHEM 3110

Physical Chemistry I

CHEM 3120

Physical Chemistry II

CHEM 3210

Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 3310

Instrumental Analysis

CHEM 3830

Introduction to Biochemistry

CHEM 3840

Intermediate Biochemistry

CHEM 4020

Neurochemistry

CHEM 4230

Organometallic Chemistry – Transition Elements

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