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Chemistry Major and Chemical Engineering Dual Degree (Comprehensive)


UW-Superior (UWS) and University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) have an articulation agreement where a student can complete a UWS Chemistry BS and a UMD Chemical Engineering BS ChE, by completing approximately 3 years of coursework at UWS and an additional 2 years at UMD.

Complete the UWS University Studies requirements (42 credits).  (This will satisfy the UMD Liberal Education and advanced writing requirements.)

UWS core Chemistry courses (45 credits)
CHEM 105General Chemistry I 15.00
CHEM 106General Chemistry II4.00
CHEM 107Supplementary Problems in General Chemistry II 21.00
CHEM 305Quant Analysis Lecture3.00
CHEM 306Quantitative Analysis Laboratory2.00
CHEM 320Organic Chemistry Lecture I3.00
CHEM 321Organic Chem Lecture II3.00
CHEM 322Organic Chemistry Lab I1.00
CHEM 323Organic Chemistry Lab II1.00
CHEM 327Molecular Spectroscopy I1.00
MATH 240Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 14.00
MATH 241Calculus and Analytic Geometry II4.00
MATH 242Calculus and Analytic Geometry III4.00
PHYS 201Calculus-Based Physics I 15.00
PHYS 202Calculus-Based Physics II5.00

Complete the course with a C+ or better.



 A Cumulative GPA of 3.0+ at the time of transfer to UMD.

Remaining UWS Chemistry major courses (12 credits) to be fulfilled by taking required UMD Chemical Engineering courses.

CHEM 345Physical Chemistry Lect I4.00
CHEM 360Introduction to Biochemistry3.00
CHEM 365Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry3.00
CHEM 497Senior Seminar In Chemistry1.00
CHEM 491Senior Research1.00-4.00


  • See the Articulation Agreement.
  • It is recommended that students complete UMD ChE 2111 or 2211 Material and Energy Balances through cross-registration during their third year at UWS. 
  • The remaining required UMD Chemical Engineering coursework is 58-59 credits.
  • The UWS residency requirement (last 12 credits to be completed at UWS) is waived.
  • Students must notify the UWS Registrar's office when their UMD Chemical Engineering degree is completed to have their UWS Chemistry Major conferred.