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Undergraduate Approved Elective Courses

Students are required to complete 6 credit hours in each of three types of electives:

  • Technical Electives
  • Engineering Electives
  • Advanced Chemistry Electives

For Technical and Engineering electives, at least one of the two required courses must be at the 3000-level or above.

A Technical elective is any course offered by the School of Science and Engineering.

An Engineering elective is any non-required CENG course, a course offered by one of the engineering departments (BMEN, ENGP), or by Computer Science (COSC and CMPS). (Note that a course such as CENG 4890, for example, could count as either a Technical or Engineering elective, but no single course can be used to satisfy two requirements.) At least one of the two required courses must be at the 3000-level or above.

An Advanced Chemistry Elective must come from the following list (note that some prerequisites or co-requisites may be needed): http://pulse.tcs.tulane.edu/~catalog/catalog-14-15/pages/se_courses.html

Approved Advanced Chemistry Elective Courses

EENS 4360: Environmental Geochemistry

CENG 4450: Applied Biochemistry I

CENG 4460: Applied Biochemistry II

CHEM 3110: Physical Chemistry I

CHEM 3120: Physical Chemistry II

CHEM 3210: Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 3310: Instrumental Analysis

CHEM 3830: Introduction to Biochemistry

CHEM 3840: Intermediate Biochemistry

CHEM 4020: Neurochemistry

CHEM 4230: Organometallic Chemistry – Transition Elements

CHEM 4770: Advanced Organic-Polymer Chemistry