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Concentration

Chemistry: Engineering

Want to be an engineer and a chemist? Be a chemical engineer. A degree in chemistry, with a concentration in chemical engineering, will allow you to complete a Master's in chemical engineering from Iowa State University in one year.

On Campus

B.S. Chemistry (Engineering Concentration)



As part of our 4+1 agreement with Iowa State, you will earn your bachelor's in chemistry at LeTourneau in four years. You apply to Iowa State, and if accepted, you spend a summer and an additional year at Iowa State to earn the Master's in Engineering from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. This is a unique agreement between LeTourneau and Iowa State. Look around and see if you can find a comparable program that will allow you to earn a quality chemistry degree and a Master's in Engineering in just five years. See a video of the signing ceremony here.

This degree also prepares you to enter more traditional Master's or Ph.D. programs in Chemical Engineering at other well-known universities, such as Louisiana State University and Texas A&M University. So you have a number of choices on how to pursue graduate work in Chemical Engineering!


THE DEGREE

  • At LeTourneau, you will take courses in all areas of Chemistry, and five specific engineering courses.
  • In graduate school, you take a wide range of Chemical Engineering classes, and get involved in an advanced research project under the direction of a faculty member.

INTERESTING CLASSES YOU'LL TAKE

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry

To learn more about course requirements, view the course catalog.

COURSE SEQUENCE SHEETS

Course Sequence Sheet for Even Year Start

Course Sequence Sheet for Odd Year Start

CHEMISTRY FACULTY


WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS DEGREE?

Discover the many opportunities you'll have both while you're at LeTourneau and after you earn your degree!

  • Complete a chemistry internship, giving you hands-on experience that you can carry with you into your future career.
  • Find a great job! The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects will show that chemical engineers are the highest paid of all engineers with a median annual income of $97,360.