SCS Minors

Minor Requirements for Chemistry & Biomolecular Engineering

Students can sign-up for an SCS minor by attending the Express Advising hours. 

**Note: SCS Academic Advisors are NOT available to sign minor declaration forms in November and April**

CHEMISTRY MINOR (for students starting at Illinois in Fall 2015 or later)
http://go.illinois.edu/ChemMinor

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

HOURS

CHEM 102, 103, 104, & 105 or

CHEM 202, 203, 204, & 205

8-10

CHEM 232 & 233 or
CHEM 236 & 237

5-6

Two 3-4 credit hour Advanced Chemistry courses (300 & 400 level Chemistry courses, NOT INCLUDING research or independent study)

See below for courses commonly taken to complete the minor (a) and for a list of courses that DO NOT count for the minor (b)

6-8

TOTAL:

19-24

 

  1. Courses typically taken to satisfy the 6-8 hours of Advanced Coursework: CHEM 312, CHEM 332, CHEM 360, and CHEM 440

NOTE: In accordance with the Office of the Provost’s procedures for minors, students who have declared a minor in Chemistry are NOT granted priority registration for required courses. SCS Advisors cannot provide overrides for courses that are closed or restricted to majors only.

  1. Courses that DO NOT count toward the minor: CHEM 315, CHEM 397, CHEM 420, CHEM 445, CHEM 447, CHEM 494, CHEM 496, CHEM 497, and CHEM 499; MCB 354, MCB 450, or BIOC 455

 

BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING MINOR

 

http://go.illinois.edu/BiomEngrMinor
 

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

HOURS

MCB 450

3

CHBE 221

3

CHEM 232

3

Biomolecular Engineering Electives offered by the CHBE department
(Category A, see below)

9

Technical Electives selected from a list of departmentally-approved courses (Category B, see below)

3

TOTAL HOURS:

21

 

CATEGORY A (9 hours total)

CATEGORY B (3 hours total)

CHBE 471

Biochemical Engineering

*All courses in Category A are included in Category B*

CHBE 472

Techniques in Biomolecular Engineering

ABE 436

Renewable Energy Systems

CHBE 473

Biomolecular Engineering

ABE 483

Engr Properties of Food Materials

CHBE 474

Metabolic Engineering

ABE 488

Bioprocessing Biomass for Fuel

CHBE 475

Tissue Engineering

BIOE 414 or ECE 414

Biomedical Instrumentation

CHBE 476

Biotransport

BIOE 415 or
ECE 415

Biomedical Instrumentation lab

CHBE 478

Bioenergy Technology

BIOE 461 or
TAM 461

Cellular Biomechanics

CHBE 494

Special Topics

BIOE 467 or ECE 467

Biophotonics

CHBE 497

Individual Study - Seniors

BIOE 473 or
MSE 472

Biomaterials lab

CHBE 499

Senior Thesis

BIOE 476

Tissue Engineering

 

BIOE 480 or ECE 480

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MSE 470

Design & Use of Biomaterials

MSE 473

Biomolecular Materials Science

MSE 474

Biomaterials & Nanomedicine