Electives for Engineering Program

Bioproducts Engineering

Click here for PDF version of the electives for Bioproducts Engineering students, or see the list below.

Engineering Electives

Choose 6 credits from the following:

  • BBE 3396 Industrial Assignment* (1)
  • BBE 4900 Internship Report* (2)
  • BBE 4302 Biodegradation of Bioproducts(3)
  • BBE 4305 Pulp and Paper Technology (3)
  • BBE 4404 Biopolimers and Biocomposites Engineering (3)
  • BBE 4302 Organisms Impacting Biobased Products (3) 
  • BBE 4491 Senior Topics (1-4)
  • BBE 4504W Sustainable Products Systems Management (3)
  • BBE 4733 Renewable Energy Technologies (3) 
  • IE 5513 Engineering Safety (4)

*BBE 3396 gives you full time student status even if you are only registered for this one credit and should be used for Co-op assignments, BBE 4900 should be used for sumer internships. See your advisor for details.

Technical Electives

Choose at least 6 credits from the following:

  • CHEM 2302 Organic Chemistry II (3) **
  • CHEM 2311 Organic Chemistry Lab (4) **
  • CHEM 4221 Introduction to Polymer Chemistry (3)
  • BIOC 3021 Biochemisty (3)
  • MATS 3801 Structural Characterization Lab (4)
  • MATS 4214 Polymers (3)
  • ME 4431W Energy Conversion Systems Lab (4)
  • CEGE 4502 Water and Wastewater Treatment (3)
  • IE 5551 Production Planning and Inventory (4)

**If taking Chem 2302 and 2311, you can apply for Chemistry minor

Environmental and Ecological Engineering

Click here for PDF version of the electives for Environmental and Ecological Engineering students, or see the list below.

Engineering Electives

Choose a minimum of 3 courses, totaling 9 credits, from the following:

  • BBE 3396 Industrial Assignment* (1)
  • BBE 4900 Internship Report* (2)
  • BBE 4401 Bioproducts Separation & Purification Process (3)
  • BBE 4713 Biological Process Engineering (3)
  • BBE 4723 Food Process Engineering (3)
  • BBE 4733 Renewable Energy Technologies (3)
  • CEGE 3202 Surveying and Mapping (2)
  • CEGE 3402W Civil Engineering Materials (3)
  • CEGE 3501 Environmental Engineering (3)
  • CEGE 4351 Groundwater Mechanics (3)
  • CEGE 4502 Water and Wastewater Treatment (3)
  • CEGE 4511 Hydraulic Structures (3)
  • CEGE 4512 Open Channel Hydraulics (3)
  • CEGE 4561 Solid Hazardous Wastes (3)
  • CEGE 4562 Environmental Remediation Techn. (3)
  • IE 5513 Engineering Safety (4)

*BBE 3396 gives you full time student status even if you are only registered for this one credit and should be used for Co-op assignments, BBE 4900 should be used for sumer internships. See your advisor for details.

Technical Electives

Choose at least 9 credits from the following:

One course must be BIOL 3007W, BIOL 3407 or 3807, EEB 3001, or EEB 5601

  • BIOL 3007W Plant, Algal, and Fungal Diversity and Adaptation (4)
  • BIOL 3407 Ecology (Inactive) (4), equivalent course is BIOL 3807 Ecology (4)
  • EBB 3001 Ecology and Society (3)
  • EEB 4601 Limnology (3)

Remaining credits from this list:

  • BBE 4608 Environmental and Industrial Microbiology (3)
  • ESPM 3111 Hydrology and Water Quality Field Methods (3)
  • ESPM 3612W Soil and Environmental Biology (3)
  • ESPM 3703 Agroforestry in Watershed Management (3)
  • FNRM 3131 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for Natural Resources (4)
  • SOIL 3416 Plant Nutrients in the Environment (3)

Food Engineering

Click here for PDF version of the electives for Food Engineering students, or see the list below.

Engineering Electives

Choose 3 of the following courses:

  • BBE 4401 Bioproducts Engineering (3)
  • BBE 4533 Sustainable Waste Management Engineering (3)
  • BBE 4733 Renewable Energy Technologies (3)
  • IE 5513 Engineering Safety (4)
  • IE 5441 Project Management (4)

Technical Electives

Choose a minimum of 3 courses, totaling a minimum of 9 credits from the following:

BBE 4401, BBE 4533, BBE 4733, IE 5513, IE 5541 if not taken as Engineering Elective, or select from:

  • BBE 3396 Industrial Assignment* (1)
  • BBE 4900 Internship Report* (2)
  • BBE 4001 Biomass Chemistry and Conversion (4)
  • FSCN 1102 Food: Safety, Risks, and Technology (3)
  • FSCN 1112 Principles of Nutrition (3)
  • FSCN 3102 Introduction to Food Science (3)
  • FSCN 4111 Food Chemistry and Functional Foods (3)
  • FSCN 4121 Food Microbiology (3)
  • FSCN 4332 Food Processing Operations (3)

*BBE 3396 gives you full time student status even if you are only registered for this one credit and should be used for Co-op assignments, BBE 4900 should be used for summer internships. See your advisor for details.