Program DetailsPhD Programs
Location of Program
The Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering is awarded after the completion of a minimum of 135 units of graduate work, satisfactory completion of any additional university requirements, and the following departmental requirements. Completion of an MS degree is not a prerequisite for beginning, pursuing or completing doctoral work.
Unit and course requirements
A minimum of 135 completed units is required, including a minimum of 45 units, consisting of 42 lecture units and 3 colloquium units. The 45-unit component includes 42 units of lecture courses and 3 units of 699. CHEMENG 699 should be taken each quarter; its units count toward the required 135 units. The research units for CHEMENG 399 are included in the 135 total, but may not be counted toward the 45 unit requirement. The following courses are required: