University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    Nov 29, 2020  

Chemical Engineering (Biomedical Emphasis), B.S. in Chem. E. (TMCC)

Students who start their career at Truckee Meadows Community College may complete a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Chemical Engineering (Biomedical Emphasis) by following the course of study described below.

TMCC Program to be comple​ted - Associate of Science, Engineering Emphasis

  • A candidate for a bachelor’s degree must earn a minimum of 128 units, at least 40 of which must be in courses numbered 300 or above. A minimum of 64 units must be taken at a 4-year institution with a minimum of 30 units (300-level or above) in residence at the University of Nevada, Reno. 
  • Students who graduate from a Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) community college with an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or an Associate of Business degree automatically fulfill lower-division general education requirements (CO1-8) at the University unless specific general education courses are required for completion of the student’s major program.
  • To find out how other courses transfer, visit the course equivalency guide.
  • See the Chemical Engineering (Biomedical Emphasis), B.S. in Chem. E. program description  for a four-year recommended schedule for completion of degree requirements.

NOTE: This transfer agreement has been created specifically for the programs listed above and only applies to students who complete the associate’s degree listed. If the associate’s degree is not earned, or a new program is selected, the transfer and articulation of listed courses, as well as fulfilled degree requirements, could be impacted.

Contact Information

University of Nevada, Reno
Transfer Center
(775) 784-4700 option 2
Fitzgerald Student Services Building, Second Floor

College of Engineering Advisement Center 
Edmund J. Cain 108
(775) 682-7721

TMCC Academic Advisement 
(775) 673-7062
Red Mountain Building, Room 111

To ensure a successful transition to the University and graduation in four years, students must work with academic advisors at UNR and TMCC throughout their career.

Students may earn an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Business degree after transferring to the University via reverse transfer . Talk with an academic advisor at TMCC and/or UNR about this opportunity.

The Silver State Transfer Program may provide the least costly route to a bachelors degree, including personalized academic advising from both institutions, certainty on how your specific courses will transfer and the exchange of transcripts between institutions at no additional cost to you.

Recommended Schedule

For information about the Core Objectives (CO) 1-14, please visit the Core Curriculum  chapter in the catalog.

Associate’s First Semester (17 units)

  • ENG 101 - Composition I (3 units)
  • MATH 181 - Calculus I (4 units) CO2 **
  • CHEM 121 - General Chemistry I (4 units) ** 
  • Fine Arts/Diversity (3 units) Required: THTR 210 - Theatre: A Cultural Context (3 units) CO7, CO10
  • ENGR 100 - Introduction to Engineering Design (3 units) *

Associate’s Second Semester (18 units)

  • Elective (3 units) Required:   (3 units) ***
  • ENG 102 - Composition II (3 units) CO1, CO3
  • MATH 182 - Calculus II (4 units) CO2 **
  • CHEM 122 - General Chemistry II (4 units) **
  • PHYS 180 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (3 units) CO4 ** AND
  • PHYS 180L - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (1 unit) CO4L **

Associate’s Third Semester (17 units)

Associate’s Fourth Semester (15 units)

  • MATH 285 - Differential Equations (3 units) **
  • Social Science (3 units) CO6 * Required: 
    • ECON 102 - Principles of Microeconomics (3 units) CO6 OR
    • ECON 103 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3 units) CO6
  • Humanities/U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (3 units) CO5, CO8
  • ME 241 - Mechanical Engineering: Statics (3 units) *

Bachelor’s Eighth Semester (13 units)


*   Course fulfills specific program requirements for the bachelor’s degree.
**  Students must earn a “C” or higher.
*** Students must complete the course at UNR. Please see the Silver State Transfer Program or reverse transfer link listed above in the Contact Information section.

Disclaimer: The provisions of this transfer agreement do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, between any applicant or student and the University of Nevada, Reno. The university reserves the right to make changes in degree requirements, degree offerings, schedules, course offerings, and other university standards to meet circumstances which may arise after publishing this information online.