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 four possible areas of emphasis within this chemical engineering program major. These are: biological and pharmaceutical engineering (134 units); materials engineering (134 units); energy and sustainability (134 units); petroleum and subsurface engineering (134 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 (118 units)
The Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering requires 133 units. A cumulative grade point average of C (2.0) is required in 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:
Any upper-division Chemical Engineering course - Units: 4
Adviser-approved upper-division Engineering course work - Units: 4
Any upper-division course in Math, Science or Engineering - Units: 4