Undergraduate Degree Program

In the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Johns Hopkins, you will have unparalleled opportunities to work closely with renowned engineers and scientists from the Homewood campus, Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, and the Applied Physics Lab on research and design projects that allow you the chance to become a pioneer in fields ranging from drug delivery and nanotechnology to alternative energy and cancer research.

Our curriculum is designed to be completed in 4 years. Students who plan carefully and/or use advanced placement credits also have the flexibility to pursue double majors or minors, study abroad and tailor their course of study to their interests and needs.

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One Program, Endless Opportunities

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, students must excel in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. We help students develop this expertise through the rigorous curriculum outlined below, with the option of selecting a track to further tailor their education to their interests.

 

Undergraduate Manual

The manual below is an invaluable resource guide for both current and prospective students. It contains pertinent information including: course schedules, course descriptions, contact information, policies, and more. It is updated annually.

Undergraduate Advising Manual for students entering Fall 2016 and later

 

Class Meeting Slideshow

Freshmen and Sophomore Class Meeting Slideshow

Junior and Senior Class Meeting Slideshop

 

Degree Checklists

These ChemBE-specific degree checklists are a tool for both students and their advisers to verify every student has fulfilled all necessary degree requirements for graduation. When you meet with your faculty advisor, bring an updated copy of this checklist with you! The ‘General Checklist’ is for students who are not pursuing a track.

Degree Progress Checklists

Curriculum Examples and Degree Progress Checklists for students entering fall 2019: 

ChemBE Undergraduate Curriculum 2020

ChemBE Example Program entering 2019

ChemBE Example Program I/N entering 2019

ChemBE Example Program MCB entering 2019

General Checklist entering 2019

I/N Checklist entering 2019

MCB Checklist entering 2019

Curriculum Examples and Degree Progress Checklists for students entering fall 2016 and later: 

General Checklist entering 2016

I/N Checklist entering 2016

MCB Checklist entering 2016

 

Requirement Waiver and Exception Forms

Substitution/Exception/Waiver Form

Research Credits Outside of WSE

Students doing research outside of WSE (medical school, Krieger school, etc.) maybe allowed to use their research credits as engineering elective credits. Fill out this form in your junior year to apply for these credits.

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