Jul 18, 2024  
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Chemical Engineering, Sustainable Energy Emphasis (BS)

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Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering Degree

The Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. Additionally, there are six possible areas of emphasis within this chemical engineering program major. These are: biochemical engineering (133 units); environmental engineering (133 units); nanotechnology (133 units); petroleum engineering (133 units); polymer/materials science (133 units); and sustainable energy (133 units). An area of emphasis appears in parentheses after the primary major name on the transcript.

Sample student schedules are located on the department Web page (chems.usc.edu).

Common Requirements for the BS Degree and All Areas of Emphasis (117 units)

See also common requirements for undergraduate degrees .

Composition/Writing Courses

General Education

Emphasis in Sustainable Energy

The requirement for the Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with an Emphasis in Sustainable Energy is 133 units. A cumulative grade point average of C (2.0) is required for all upper-division courses applied toward the major, regardless of the department in which the courses are taken. In addition to the previously listed common requirements, students must also take the following courses and complete at lease 133 units:

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