2014-15 Degree Plan

Chemical Engineering, BS

School of Engineering: Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
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4 Year Plan

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Starting Math:150

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CNM to UNM Transfer

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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Composition 1: Exposition 3 C
Cc MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C
CHBE 101: Introduction to Chemical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering 1 C
Cc CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Lab 1 C
Humanities Core 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 32 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Cc MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
Cc PHYC 160: General Physics I 3 C
CS 151L: Computer Programming Fundamentals 3 C
Cc CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II Lab 1 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 49 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc CHBE 251: Chemical Process Calculations I 3 C-
Cc MATH 264: Calculus III 4 C-
PHYC 161: General Physics II 3 C
ECON 105: Macroeconomics 3 C
CHEM 301: Organic Chemistry I 3 C
CHEM 303L: Organic Chemistry Lab I 1 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 65 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc MATH 316: Differential Equations 3 C-
Cc CHBE 253: Chemical Process Calculations I 3 C-
Cc CHBE 302: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 4 C-
Basic Science Concentration 3 C
Advanced Chemistry Concentration 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 82 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc CHBE 311: Introduction to Transport Phenomena 4 C-
Cc CHBE 317: Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Analysis 3 C-
CHBE 361: Biomolecular Engineering 3 C-
CHBE 318L: Chemical Engineering Lab I 1 C-
ENGL 219: Technical Writing 3 C
Advanced Chemistry Concentration 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 98 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Cc CHBE 312: Unit Operations 3 C-
Cc CHBE 321: Mass Transfer 3 C-
Basic Engineering Elective 3 C-
Advanced Chemistry Concentration 3 C-
CHBE 319L: Chemical Engineering Lab II 1 C-
CHBE 371: Introduction to Materials Engineering 3 C-
Term Hours: 16
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 115 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHBE 418: Chemical Engineering Lab III 1 C-
CHBE 451: Senior Seminar 1 C-
Cc CHBE 461: Chemical Reactor Engineering 3 C-
Cc CHBE 493L: Chemical Engineering Design 3 C-
Technical Elective 3 C-
Humanities 3 C
Social Science 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 132 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CHBE 419L: Chemical Engineering Lab IV 2 C-
Cc CHBE 454: Process Dynamics and Control 3 C-
Cc CHBE 494L: Advanced Chemical Engineering Design 3 C-
Technical Elective 3 C
Fine Arts 3 C
Second Language Core 3 C
Term Hours: 17
Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.



  • Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 17 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENGL 110: Composition 1: Exposition 3 C
    Cc MATH 150: Pre-Calculus Mathematics 3 C
    Cc MATH 123: Trigonometry 3 C
    CHBE 101: Introduction to Chemical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering 1 C
    Cc CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
    CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Lab 1 C
    Humanities Core 3 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 34 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
    Cc MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C
    Cc PHYC 160: General Physics I 3 C
    CS 151L: Computer Programming Fundamentals 3 C
    Cc CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
    CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II Lab 1 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 51 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHBE 251: Chemical Process Calculations I 3 C-
    PHYC 161: General Physics II 3 C
    MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
    CHEM 301: Organic Chemistry I 3 C
    CHEM 303L: Organic Chemistry Lab I 1 C
    ECON 105: Macroeconomics 3 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 68 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc MATH 264: Calculus III 4 C-
    Cc MATH 316: Differential Equations 3 C-
    Cc CHBE 253: Chemical Process Calculations I 3 C-
    Cc CHBE 302: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 4 C-
    Basic Science Concentration 3 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 85 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHBE 311: Introduction to Transport Phenomena 4 C-
    Cc CHBE 317: Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Analysis 3 C-
    CHBE 361: Biomolecular Engineering 3 C-
    CHBE 318L: Chemical Engineering Lab I 1 C-
    ENGL 219: Technical Writing 3 C
    Advanced Chemistry Concentration 3 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 104 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHBE 312: Unit Operations 3 C-
    Cc CHBE 321: Mass Transfer 3 C-
    Basic Engineering Elective 3 C-
    CHBE 319L: Chemical Engineering Lab II 1 C-
    CHBE 371: Introduction to Materials Engineering 3 C-
    Advanced Chemistry Concentration 6 C
    Term Hours: 19
    Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 121 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CHBE 418: Chemical Engineering Lab III 1 C-
    CHBE 451: Senior Seminar 1 C-
    Cc CHBE 461: Chemical Reactor Engineering 3 C-
    Cc CHBE 493L: Chemical Engineering Design 3 C-
    Technical Elective 3 C-
    Humanities 3 C
    Social Science 3 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 138 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CHBE 419L: Chemical Engineering Lab IV 2 C-
    Cc CHBE 454: Process Dynamics and Control 3 C-
    Cc CHBE 494L: Advanced Chemical Engineering Design 3 C-
    Technical Elective 3 C
    Fine Arts 3 C
    Second Language Core 3 C
    Term Hours: 17
    Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.



  • Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENG 1101: College Writing (CNM) 3 C
    Cc MATH 1710: Calculus I (CNM) 4 C
    CHEM 1710: General Chemistry I (CNM) 3 C
    CHEM 1792: General Chemistry I Lab (CNM) 1 C
    IT 1010: Introduction to Computers (CNM) 3 C
    ENGR 1010: Survey of Engineering Fields (CNM) 1 C
    • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses
    Term Hours: 15
    Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 33 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENG 1102: Analytic and Argumentative Writing (CNM) 3 C
    Cc MATH 1715: Calculus II (CNM) 4 C
    CHEM 1810: General Chemistry II (CNM) 3 C
    CHEM 1892: General Chemistry II Lab (CNM) 1 C
    CSCI 1153: Programming in Matlab (CNM) 4 C
    ECON 2200: Macroeconomics (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 18
    Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 42 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENG 2219: Technical Writing (CNM) 3 C
    Humanities (CNM) 3 C
    Social/Behavioral Science (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 9
    Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 58 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    MATH 2710: Calculus III (CNM) 4 C
    Cc PHYS 1710: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (CNM) 4 C
    Cc PHYS 1792: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Laboratory (CNM) 1 C
    CHEM 2710: Organic Chemistry I (CNM) 3 C
    CHEM 2792: Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (CNM) 1 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty [UNM (CHBE 251)]) 3 C
    • The ENGR 2088 courses listed are actually courses completed at UNM. CNM does not offer an ENGR 2088. ENGR 2088 is a course number that receives UNM Engineering courses and applies them to the A.S. To see which class needs to be taken at UNM to satisfy this requirement hover over the course.
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 74 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    MATH 2910: Applied Ordinary Differential Equations (CNM) 3 C
    Cc PHYS 1810: Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (CNM) 4 C
    PHYS 1892: Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Laboratory (CNM) 1 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty [UNM (CHBE 253)]) 3 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty [UNM (CHBE 302)) 4 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty [UNM (CHBE 101)) 1 C
    • The ENGR 2088 courses listed are actually courses completed at UNM. CNM does not offer an ENGR 2088. ENGR 2088 is a course number that receives UNM Engineering courses and applies them to the A.S. To see which class needs to be taken at UNM to satisfy this requirement hover over the course.
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 80 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Humanities (CNM) 3 C
    Fine Arts (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 6
    Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 94 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHBE 311: Introduction to Transport Phenomena 4 C-
    Cc CHBE 317: Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Analysis 3 C-
    CHBE 361: Biomolecular Engineering 3 C-
    CHBE 318L: Chemical Engineering Lab I 1 C-
    Advanced Chemistry Concentration 3 C
    Term Hours: 14
    Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 107 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Cc CHBE 312: Unit Operations 3 C-
    Cc CHBE 321: Mass Transfer 3 C-
    Advanced Chemistry Concentration 3 C-
    CHBE 319L: Chemical Engineering Lab II 1 C-
    CHBE 371: Introduction to Materials Engineering 3 C-
    Term Hours: 13
    Term 9 Hours Towards Degree: 118 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CHBE 418: Chemical Engineering Lab III 1 C-
    CHBE 451: Senior Seminar 1 C-
    Cc CHBE 461: Chemical Reactor Engineering 3 C-
    Cc CHBE 493L: Chemical Engineering Design 3 C-
    Second Language Core 3 C
    Term Hours: 11
    Term 10 Hours Towards Degree: 132 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CHBE 419L: Chemical Engineering Lab IV 2 C-
    Cc CHBE 454: Process Dynamics and Control 3 C-
    Cc CHBE 494L: Advanced Chemical Engineering Design 3 C-
    Technical Elective 3 C
    Basic Engineering Elective 3 C
    Term Hours: 14
    Degree Plan Notes
  • Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average for admission to and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences. Minimums listed for the individual courses do NOT meet the cumulative minimum.