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The minor in chemical and life science engineering consists of 20 credits and requires completion of these courses:

Course Title Hours
CLSE 201Chemical Engineering Fundamentals I: Material Balances4
CLSE 202Chemical Engineering Fundamentals II: Energy Balances and Engineering Thermodynamics4
CLSE 301Transport Phenomena I3
CLSE 302Transport Phenomena II3
CLSE 305Thermodynamics of Phase Equilibria and Chemical Reactions3
CLSE 312Chemical Reaction Engineering3
Total Hours20