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Bachelor of Science in Engineering as Recommended by the Department of Chemical Engineering/Course 10-ENG

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)
Subjects
Science Requirement
6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement
8
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied by 5.60 and 10.301 in the Departmental Program]
2
Laboratory Requirement [can be satisfied by 1.106 and 1.107, or 2.671, 3.014, 5.310, 10.702J, or 12.335 in the Departmental Program ]
1
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree
17
Communication Requirement
 
The program includes a Communication Requirement of 4 subjects:
2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CI-H); and 2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in the Major (CI-M).
 
PLUS Departmental Program
Units
Subject names below are followed by credit units, and by prerequisites, if any
(corequisites in italics)
Required Subjects
81
5.60 Thermodynamics and Kinetics, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR), Chemistry (GIR)
 
10.10 Introduction to Chemical Engineering, 12; Physics I (GIR), Calculus I (GIR), Chemistry (GIR)
 
10.213 Chemical and Biological Engineering Thermodynamics, 12; 5.60, 10.10
 
10.301 Fluid Mechanics, 12, REST; 18.03, 10.10
 
10.302 Transport Processes, 12; 5.60, 10.301, 10.213; or permission of instructor
 
10.37 Chemical Kinetics and Reactor Design, 9; 5.60, 10.301  
18.03 Differential Equations, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
 
Foundational Concepts
39-45
All subjects are suitable for any concentration within the program. In consultation with the advisor, students select one subject from each of the three groups. Students may not exceed the 45-unit cap except by petition.

 
Group I. Choose one of the following Course 10 CI-M subjects:
10.26 Chemical Engineering Projects Laboratory, 15, CI-M; 5.310*; 10.302; or permission of instructor  
10.27 Energy Engineering Projects Laboratory, 15, CI-M(1); 5.310*; 10.302; or permission of instructor  
10.28 Chemical-Biological Engineering Laboratory, 15, CI-M; 7.05*; 10.702J*; or permission of instructor
 
10.29 Biological Engineering Projects Laboratory, 15, CI-M(2); 5.310*; 10.302; or permission of instructor  
10.467 Polymer Science Laboratory, 15, CI-M(3); 5.12; 5.310*  
Group II. Choose one of the following Institute Laboratory subjects:
1.106 Environmental Fluid Transport Processes and Hydrology Laboratory, 6, LAB(4); 1.061, 1.070
and
1.107 Environmental Chemistry and Biology Laboratory, 6, LAB(4); 1.080

 
2.671 Measurement and Instrumentation, 12, LAB, CI-M; 2.001, 2.003J, Physics II (GIR)  
3.014 Materials Laboratory, 12, LAB, CI-M(3)  
5.310 Laboratory Chemistry, 12, LAB, 5.12  
5.35 Introduction to Experimental Chemistry, 12, LAB; Chemistry (GIR)
  —Module 1 Survey of Spectroscopy, 4
  —Module 2 Inorganic Synthesis and Kinetics, 4; Module 1
  —Module 3 Polymeric Light Emitting Devices, 4; 5.12, Module 2
10.702J Introduction to Experimental Biology and Communication, 18, CI-M, LAB(2); Biology (GIR)
 
12.335 Experimental Atmospheric Chemistry, 12, LAB, CI-M(4); Chemistry (GIR)  
20.109 Laboratory Fundamentals in Biological Engineering, 15, LAB, CI-M(2); Biology (GIR), Chemistry (GIR), 6.0002, 18.03; 20.110*
Group III. Choose one of the following:
1.00 Introduction to Computers and Engineering Problem Solving, 12, REST; Calculus I (GIR)
 
1.018AJ Fundamentals of Ecology I, 6
and
1.018BJ Fundamentals of Ecology II, 6; 1.018AJ(5)
1.080 Environmental Chemistry, 12
(4)
; Chemistry (GIR)
3.012 Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering, 15, REST
(3); 18.03*
3.155J Micro/Nano Processing Technology, 12, CI-M
(3)
; permission of instructor
 
5.12 Organic Chemistry I, 12, REST; Chemistry (GIR)
5.61 Physical Chemistry, 12, REST; Physics II (GIR), Calculus II (GIR), Chemistry (GIR)
6.0001 Introduction to Computer Science Programming in Python, 6(6)
and
6.0002 Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science, 6; 6.0001*(6)
7.03 Genetics, 12, REST(2); Biology (GIR)
 
Engineering Concentration 39-48
These four electives define a concentrated area of study in one of the following designated concentrations: biomedical engineering, energy, environmental studies, or materials process and design. In all cases, the electives must be chosen with the approval of the student's advisor and the department. Lists of recommended subjects for each concentration are available from the department. Additional information on current subject offerings is available on the Chemical Engineering Department website at http://mit.edu/cheme/academics/course/. Note that subjects that have been used to satisfy the foundational concepts may not also be counted toward the engineering concentration.  
Capstone 12
Choose one of the following options to obtain 12 units of capstone experience: Senior Thesis, Integrated Chemical Engineering or Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics modules, or Senior Project.  
Option 1  
10.ThU Undergraduate Thesis, 12
 
Option 2. Any combination of the following:  
10.490 Integrated Chemical Engineering I, 8; 10.37
 
10.491 Integrated Chemical Engineering II, 8; 10.490
 
10.492 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics I, 4; 10.301 and permission of instructor  
10.493 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics II, 4;10.301 and permission of instructor  
10.494 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics III, 4(7); 10.301 and permission of instructor

 
Option 3  
10.910 Independent Research Problem, units arranged
 
and any combination of the following:  
10.492 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics I, 4; 10.301 and permission of instructor  
10.493 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics II, 4;10.301 and permission of instructor  
10.494 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics III, 4(7); 10.301 and permission of instructor

 
Departmental Program Units That Also Satisfy the GIRs
(36)
Unrestricted Electives
48
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree
183-198
No subject can be counted both as part of the 17-subject GIRs and as part of the 183-198 units required beyond the GIRs. Every subject in the student's departmental program will count toward one or the other, but not both.
Notes
 
*Alternate prerequisites are listed in the subject description. 
(1) Subject may be of particular interest for energy concentration.
(2) Subject may be of particular interest for biomedical engineering concentration.
(3) Subject may be of particular interest for materials process and design concentration.
(4) Subject may be of particular interest for environmental studies concentration.
(5) The combination of 1.018AJ and 1.018BJ counts as a REST subject.
(6) The combination of 6.0001 and 6.0002 counts as a REST subject.
(7) Students may substitute 10.01 Ethics for Engineers.
For an explanation of credit units, or hours, please refer to the online help of the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule, http://student.mit.edu/catalog/index.cgi.

 

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