Curricula

Curricula Supported by The PS&E Foundation:

Curriculum for students wishing to work a co-op (multi-term) job
Freshman Year

First Semester (16 hours):
CEC 101 Computing, Engineering, and Society (1)
CHM 141 College Chemistry (3)
CHM 144 College Chemistry Laboratory (2)
MTH 151 Calculus I (5)
PHY 191 General Physics with Laboratory I (5)

Summer Semester (6 hours):
ENG 111 College Composition (3)
Miami Plan Social Science (3)

Second Semester (17 hours):
CHM 142 College Chemistry (3)
CHM 145 College Chemistry Laboratory (2)
MTH 251 Calculus II (4)
PHY 192 General Physics with Laboratory II (5)
CPB 102 Introduction to Chemical and Bioengineering (3)

Sophomore Year

First Semester(15-17):
CPB 201 Principles of Paper Science & Engineering (3)
CPB 204 Materials and Energy Balances (3)
MTH 245 Differential Equations/ Engineers (3)
Choose one of the following (do not repeat course)
      i.) CPB 219 Statics and Mechanics of Materials (4) or
      ii.) MME 211 Static Modeling of MEchanical Systems (3)
Choose one of the following (do not repeat course)
      i.)STA 261 Statistics (4) or
      ii.) STA 301 Applied Statistics (strongly recommended) (4)

Summer Semester:
Recommended: CPB 340 - Professional Practice, Study Abroad, or Summer Research with faculty

Second Semester(18):
ENG 313 Technical Writing (3)
CPB 202 Pulp and Paper Physics (3)
CPB/MME 313 Fluid Mechanics (3)
CPB/MME 314 Engineering Thermodynamics (3)
CPB 324 Chem Eng & Bio Eng Computational Statics (3)
Miami Plan - Biological Science (3)

Junior Year

First Semester (16):
CPB 311 Unit Operations Laboratory I (2)
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry (3)
CHM 244 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)
CPB/MME 403 Heat Transfer (3)
CHM 451 Physical Chemistry (3)
CPB 414 (3)

Summer Semester:
Recommended: CPB 340 - Professional Practice, Study Abroad, or Summer Research with faculty

Second Semester (18):
CHM 242 Organic Chemistry (3)
CPB 301 Pulp and Paper Chemistry (3)
CPB 412 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (3)
CPB 415 Chemical Kinetics & Reactor Design (3)
Miami Plan Humanities (3)
Miami Plan Fine Arts (3)

Senior Year *

First Semester (15-17):
Select one of the following - Thematic Sequence (suggested) (3-5)
      i.) CHM 332 or CHM 431 Outlines of Biochemistry
      ii.) MTH 222 or MTH 231
CPB/MME 341 Engineering Economics (3)
CPB 404 Papermaking (3)
CPB 471 Engineering Design I (2)
CPB 482 Process Control (3)
CPB 482 Chemical Process Safety

Second Semester (17):
Miami Plan Global Perspectives (3)
Miami Plan Global Perspectives (3)
Miami Plan Intercultural Perspectives (3)
CPB 451 Unit Operations Laboratory II (2)
CPB 473 Chemical Engineering Design (3)
CPB 490 Special Topics (see your advisor) (1)

* If the co-op option is selected, CPB 340 typically runs during the Summer and First Semesters of the Senior Year, which delays graduation by a semester