Academic Calendar - 2021 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Engineering - Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for the Chemical Engineering Program

Students entering the Chemical Engineering program must have completed the entire first year program in Engineering, with no outstanding credits to be taken, and have a Year Weighted Average (YWA) of at least 60%.
Engineering Common First Year Program

Full-year courses: Engineering Science 1050, Business Administration 1299E.
Full-year half course: Engineering Science 1022A/B/Y.
Half-year courses: Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, Applied Mathematics 1412A/B, Applied Mathematics 1414A/B, Chemistry 1302A/B, Engineering Science 1021A/B, Engineering Science 1036A/B, Physics 1401A/B and Physics 1402A/B.
(Three of the half courses are taken in each term as scheduled)

Module/Program Information

Second Year Program

Applied Mathematics 2270A/B, Applied Mathematics 2277A/B, CBE 2206A/B, CBE 2207A/B,
CBE 2214A/B, CBE 2220A/B, CBE 2221A/B, CBE 2224A/B,
CBE 2290A/B, CBE 2291A/B, Statistical Sciences 2143A/B, Writing 2130F/G (or the former ES 2211F/G).

Third Year Program

CBE 3307A/B, CBE 3310A/B, CBE 3315A/B, CBE 3316A/B, CBE 3318A/B, CBE 3319A/B, CBE 3322A/B, CBE 3323A/B, CBE 3324A/B, CBE 3395Y, two 0.5 non-technical electives.

Fourth Year Program

CBE 4497, CBE 4415*, ELI 4110F/G or the former ES 4498F/G, four 0.5 technical electives†, 0.5 non-technical elective**.

Students who entered before September 2016 are required to take Business Administration 2299E.

*A student may substitute two 0.5 technical electives from the list below for CBE 4415.

†Accelerated Master's students can take up to two 0.5 graduate courses with special permission from the Department Chair.

**Selection of the non-technical elective must be approved by the Department Counsellor to satisfy the CEAB requirements of subject matter that deals with central issues, methodologies, and thought processes of the humanities and social sciences. An approved list can be found on the Engineering website.

Technical Electives: General Chemical Engineering Option

CBE 4404A/B, CBE 4407A/B, CBE 4409A/B, CBE 4411A/B, CBE 4413A/B, CBE 4416A/B, CBE 4417A/B, CBE 4420A/B, CBE 4421A/B, CBE 4422A/B, CBE 4423A/B, CBE 4428A/B, CBE 4432A/B, CBE 4463A/B, CBE 4485A/B, CBE 4493A/B, CEE 3362A/B, CBE 4405A/B, GPE 4484A/B, MME 4429A/B, the former CBE 4424A/B.

Some technical electives may not be offered in a given academic year.

Special permission from the Department is needed to take courses from Science or Engineering not listed above.