Course Planning

As you plan your short- and long-term schedules, be aware that some courses are offered every semester, while others are only offered in certain semesters. Below is a guide to help you know when courses are typically offered. You should consult with your CPB advisor when planning your courses, for more up-to-date information about course availability. For non-CPB courses, consult with the department offering the course.

Courses typically offered every semester:

  • CPB 102 – Intro to Chemical and Bioengineering
  • CPB 204 – Mass and Energy Balances I
  • CPB 205 – Mass and Energy Balances II
  • CPB 219 – Statics and Mechanics of Materials
  • CPB 314 – Engineering Thermodynamics
  • CPB 318 – Transport Phenomenon I
  • CPB 324 – Chemical and Bio-Engineering, Computation, and Statistics
  • CPB 341 – Engineering Economics
  • CPB 412/512 – Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • CPB 414/514 – Mass Transfer and Unit Operations
  • CPB 415 – Chemical Kinetics and Reactor Design
  • CPB 471 – Engineering Design I
  • CPB 472 – Engineering Design II
  • CPB 482/582 – Process Control
  • CPB 600 – Graduate Seminar

Courses typically offered only in the fall:

  • CPB 201 – Principles of Paper Science and Engineering
  • CPB 311 – Unit Operations Laboratory I
  • CPB 404 – Papermaking
  • CPB 417/517 – Biomedical Engineering
  • CPB 421 – Bioethics
  • CPB 423/523 – Biomechanics
  • CPB 483/583 – Chemical Process Safety
  • CPB 611 – Transport Phenomena in Engineering

Courses typically offered only in the spring:

  • CPB 202 – Pulp and Paper Physics
  • CPB 244 – Intro to Environmental Engineering
  • CPB 301 – Pulp and Paper Chemistry
  • CPB 326 – Fundamentals of Medical Device Design
  • CPB 416/516 – Biochemical Engineering
  • CPB 419/519 – Biomaterials
  • CPB 426/526 – Tissue Engineering
  • CPB 451/551 – Unit Operations II
  • CPB 473/573 – Chemical Process Design
  • CPB 490/590 – Special Topics in Paper and Chemical Engineering
  • CPB 612 – Engineering Analysis

Courses offered less frequently:

  • CPB 405 – Industrial Environmental Control (Fall semester - even years)
  • CPB 441 – Pollution Control in Environmental Management (Fall semester - odd years)
  • CPB 442 – Air Pollution Control (Spring Semester - odd years)