Bioresource SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MS AND PHD CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

The following courses are a suggested pathway to complete the MS or PhD degree in Bioresource Science and Engineering. See also, common course work structure (requirements) for MS and PhD degrees.

Orientation
Title Credits
SEFS 500 Graduate Orientation Seminar 1
Disciplinary Knowledge
BSE 406 Natural Products Chemistry 5
BSE 420 Bioresource Engineering I 4
BSE 430 Papermaking Processes 5
CHEM E 530 Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer I 4
CHEM E 531 Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer II 3
CHEM E 525 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 4
CHEM E 570 Chemistry of High Polymers 3
CHEM 530 Advanced Organic Chemistry 3
CHEM 531 Advanced Organic Chemistry 3
CHEM 532 Advanced Organic Chemistry 3
Research Design / Quantitative Methods
AMATH 401 Vector Calculus and Complex Variables 4
AMATH 402 Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos 4
AMATH 403 Methods for Partial Differential Equations 4
CHEM E 512 Methods of Engineering Analysis 3
CHEM E 575 Nonlinear Analysis in Chemical Engineering 3
QSCI 482 Statistical Inference in Applied Research I 5
QSCI 483 Statistical Inference in Applied Research II 5
QSCI 486 Experimental Design 3
SEFS 502 Analytical Techniques for Community Ecology 3
Social & Natural Science
SEFS 509 Analysis of Research Problems 3
ESRM 400 Natural Resource Conflict Management 5
ME 415 Sustainability and Design for the Environment 3
Current Topics
BSE 150 Bioresource Science and Engineering Seminar 1
CHEM E 523 Seminar in Chemical Engineering 1
SEFS 529 Water Seminar 1
Research
SEFS 700 Master's Thesis 9
SEFS 800 Doctoral Dissertation 27