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Undergraduate Program

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Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineers apply the basic principles of chemistry, physics and mathematics to the safe, efficient and environmentally benign development of useful industrial processes and products such as petroleum refining, materials processing, materials recycling, plastics, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, paints, electronic components and biotechnology.

Upon graduation, chemical engineering majors are prepared for positions in the operation, development, design, construction and management of industrial plants in industries that subject raw materials to chemical and physical changes to produce desirable products, as well as positions in research institutions and government. Students are also well-prepared for graduate and professional school.

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The bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineers combine biology, medicine and engineering principles to develop novel approaches to solve complex problems in medical care, and help design the next generation of medical equipment.

Upon graduation, biomedical engineering majors can look forward to careers in healthcare, research organizations and manufacturing operations. Students are also well-prepared for graduate and professional school.

Minor in Chemical Engineering

Any student make take a minor in chemical engineering. A GPA of 2.0 or better must be maintained in all required courses.

Minor in Biomedical Engineering

Any student may take a minor in biomedical engineering. A GPA of 2.0 or better must be maintained in all required courses.

Biomedical Engineering Certificate Program

The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at West Virginia University launched the undergraduate certificate in biomedical engineering in the fall semester of 2008.



CHE Undergraduate Advisors

BMEG Advisors

Biomedical Engineering Structured Electives:    GEC Curriculum       GEF Curriculum

Biomedical Engineering Advising Survey

Admission Requirements

View chemical and biomedical engineering admission requirements here.

Students interested in applying to the biomedical engineering program can do so upon completion of their first year in the Statler College's Fundamentals of Engineering Program. Students accepted in to the BMEG program will be notified by May 16. The enrollment in the program is currently limited to 50 students per year, which are selected based on overall GPA.


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