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Chemical Engineering BS/MBA - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 09.06 CHEMICAL ENG-PETROL REFN, CIP: 14.0701 Chemical Engineering)

Completing the Chemical Engineering BS/MBA Program

Academic Requirements

Students seeking an undergraduate degree from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in technical classes (engineering, math, and science classes). To maintain academic standards and determine eligibility for continued enrollment, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences reviews the academic records of all students in an approved undergraduate SEAS major. This academic review is conducted at the end of each fall and spring semester.

Students apply directly to the School of Management during their junior year to be admitted to the MBA Program. Students must meet all applicable admission criteria and deadlines to be accepted to the graduate portion of the combined degree.

View the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Academic Review Policy

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Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer students must first apply to the university and meet the university transfer admission requirements. SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY Schools simple and efficient. Information about the Transfer Path for this major can be found on the SUNY website. Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or department to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.

Transfer students who have completed an engineering science program at a community college or the first three years of a 3+2 program at a four-year college can typically expect to enter the third year of an engineering program at the University at Buffalo. Graduates of technology programs receive limited transfer credit and can expect three to four years of study at the university to complete the requirements.

Residency Requirement

Students seeking an undergraduate engineering degree from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences must complete 30 undergraduate credit hours of junior/senior level courses required in their major at the University at Buffalo.

Prerequisite Courses

Please see the School of Engineering and Applied Science admissions policies listed above.

Required Courses

CE 212 Fundamental Principles of Chemical Engineering

CE 220 Biotechnology Principles for Chemical Engineers

CE 304 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

CE 317 Transport Processes 1

CE 318 Transport Processes 2

CE 327 Chemical Engineering Lab 1: Probability, Statistics, & Data Analysis

CE 328 Chemical Engineering Laboratory 2

CE 329 Chemical Reaction Engineering

CE 341 Applied Mathematics for Chemical Engineers

CE 404 Chemical Engineering Product Design

CE 407 Separations CE 408 Chemical Engineering Plant Design

CE 427 Chemical Engineering Laboratory 3

CE 428 Chemical Engineering Laboratory 4

CE 433 Materials Science and Engineering

CE 434 Chemical Systems and Control

CHE 107 General Chemistry 1 for Engineers and CHE 127 Lab

CHE 108 General Chemistry 2 for Engineers and CHE 128 Lab

CHE 201 Organic Chemistry 1

CHE 334 Physical Chemistry for Chemical Engineers

EAS 199 First-Year Seminar

EAS 202 Engineering Impact on Society

EAS 230 Engineering Computations

EAS 360 STEM Communications

MTH 141 College Calculus 1

MTH 142 College Calculus 2

MTH 241 College Calculus 3

MTH 306 Introduction to Differential Equations

PHY 107 General Physics 1

PHY 108 General Physics 2

PHY 158 General Physics Lab 2

Two chemical engineering technical electives (Chemical Engineering 400-level courses). A maximum of three credits of a specific informal course (CE 496,. CE 498, and CE 499) can be used to satisfy a technical elective. A maximum of six credits total of informal courses may be used to satisfy technical electives.

MGA 603 Financial Accounting for Managers

MGA 605 Accounting for Management Decision Making

MGB 610 Organizational Behavior

MGB 611 Team Skills

MGE 604 Business Economics

MGF 611 Financial Analysis for Managers

MGG 635 Management Communication

MGM 615 Marketing for Managers

MGO 620 Operations Management

MGO 640 Business Strategy

MGO 642 Capstone: Integration of Business Functions

MGO 644 Business Practice

MGO 695 Foundations of Entrepreneurship

MGQ 608 Statistical Analysis for Managers

MGQ 609 Analytics for Managers

MGS 605 Information Technology for Managers

MGX 648 MBA Internship

Six MBA electives

Departmental Honors Requirements

CE Honors students must achieve a GPA of 3.20 or higher in all required chemical engineering courses. Requirements for honors also include 6 credits of independent study supervised by a member of the faculty and participation in the department's Research Fair. During the first semester of independent study the student enrolls in either CE 496 or CE 498 (university research-based project). This experience may be used to satisfy one of the CBE technical elective requirements for the CE degree. During the second semester of independent study the student enrolls in CE 497, which culminates in the completion and defense of an undergraduate thesis. The three credits obtained via participation in CE 497 are in addition to the standard requirement for the B.S. CE degree, i.e., the course does not satisfy a CBE technical elective requirement. Departmental honors are noted on transcripts as highest honors (GPA of 3.75 to 4.00), high honors (3.50 to 3.74), or honors (3.20 to 3.49).

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Chemical Engineering BS/MBA degrees
Credits Required for Major (Undergraduate)108
Credits Required for the Major (Graduate)48
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 17
Additional Credits Required for Electives 0
Total Credits Required for Degree 173

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Refer to the School of Management's MBA handbook for graduation requirements for MBA candidates.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:40:58