Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems at the interface of chemical engineering and biology, with an emphasis at the molecular level, such as biopharmaceutical processes, protein engineering, metabolic engineering, gene therapy, biomaterials, cell and tissue engineering, and drug delivery. Includes instruction in chemical engineering, thermodynamics, organic chemistry, biochemistry, momentum and heat transfer, cellular and molecular biotechnology, process design, and chemical reactor design. Is Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering the right major for you?
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Major

What Courses Do Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Thermodynamics

What other majors are related to Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering?

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