An "Option" within the College of Engineering is a prescribed set of courses that provides a concentration of specialized training in one particular field of study in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.E.) program.

This option is available to students pursuing the B.E. in Chemical Engineering program. It offers students the opportunity to take 6 courses within their Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.E.) Chemical Engineering program that gives them a focus on Mineral Processing.

Requirements (18 credit units)

Please consult an academic advisor for assistance in choosing electives.

The Mineral Processing option requires students to complete six courses, including the two technical electives already required for the Chemical Engineering degree. A student must complete the required courses below plus one of the two elective courses listed.

Required Courses (15 credit units)

  • CHE 369.3
  • CHE 469.3
  • GEOE 377.3
  • GEOL 121.3
  • GEOL 224.3

Elective Courses (choose 3 credit units)

  • CHE 453.3
  • CHE 454.3