2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jun 06, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemical Engineering, BS/MS

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Combined Degree Program


Radhakrishna Sureshkumar, Biomedical & Chemical Engineering Department Chair
329 Link Hall, 315-443-1931, rsureshk@syr.edu

Dacheng Ren, Chemical Engineering Graduate Program Director
357 Link Hall, 443-4409, dren@syr.edu

Katie Cadwell, Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Program Director
341 Link Hall, 443-4756, kdcadwel@syr.edu


Rebecca A. Bader, Jesse Q. Bond, Katie D. Cadwell, Ruth Chen, Mandy Esch, Jeremy L. Gilbert, Julie M. Hasenwinkel, James H. Henderson, Ian Hosein, George C. Martin, Patrick T. Mather, Shikha Nangia, Dacheng Ren, Ashok Sangani, Pranav Soman, Radhakrishna Sureshkumar, Lawrence L. Tavlarides, Angela Zachman


The combined degree program is offered for the student who wants to complete consecutively the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering. The combined degree program is designed to be completed in five years, with the student taking two graduate courses in the senior year. Up to 6 credit hours may be counted towards both the bachelor’s and the master’s degrees. A block of transfer credits labeled as “transferred from SU undergraduate record” appears on the graduate record and applies credit hours toward the graduate degree, but is not calculated in the graduate GPA. Graduate courses taken in the fourth year of study not required for completion of the bachelor’s degree are included in the undergraduate tuition but appear only on the graduate record, and grades calculate only toward the graduate GPA.


Students must be currently enrolled in the BS chemical engineering program at Syracuse University, and should apply to the combined BS and MS program in the first semester of their third year of study. Admission is based upon academic performance. Students are accepted for graduate study after completion of the third year of study but are not fully matriculated as graduate students until all bachelor’s degree requirements have been met.

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