Academic Calendar - 2023

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2023

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 coursesNumerical and Mathematical Methods 1411A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 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

Numerical and Mathematical Methods 2270A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 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.

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 3330A/B, CBE 3396Y, CBE 4403A/B.

Fourth Year Program

CBE 4425*, CBE 4498, ELI 4110F/G or the former ES 4498F/G, 1.0 technical elective, 1.5 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 Technical Electives: Biochemical and Environmental Engineering Course List for CBE 4425.

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: Biochemical Engineering Option
CBE 4405A/B, CBE 4407A/B, CBE 4409A/B, CBE 4411A/B, CBE 4416A/B, CBE 4421A/B, CBE 4422A/B, CBE 4423A/B, CBE 4463A/B, CEE 3362A/B, GPE 4484A/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.