Chemical Engineering Technology: Diploma

Program Mission

Working in partnership with industry, the Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology program provides quality education that prepares highly skilled technicians capable of serving the community and fulfilling personal ambitions with excellence. Graduates may choose to continue into the additional two years of the program to become innovative engineers.

Program Goal

The Program Educational Objectives of the Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology program are to:

  1. Provide chemical engineering professionals with the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to perform to industry standards.
  2. Prepare graduates for a successful career with strong communication and teamwork skills, work ethics in the practice of engineering profession.
  3. Prepare graduates with strong commitment to lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional growth.

Program Learning Outcomes

The Program Learning Outcomes of the Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology program are to:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to Chemical Engineering Technology.
  2. An ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the Chemical Engineering Technology.
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results.
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Completion Requirements

Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 76 credits, including:

Program Core Courses49
Mathematics and Science Courses9
General Studies course18
Total Credit Hours76
Chemical Engineering Core Courses
Required Credits: 49
CHE 2113Applied Chemistry3
CHE 2123Analytical Chemistry3
CHE 2133Organic Chemistry3
CHE 2202Introduction to Chemical Process Industries2
CHE 2213Chemical Engineering Principles3
CHE 2253Materials and Corrosion3
CHE 2413Oil and Gas Processing Technologies3
CHE 2422Separation Process Principles2
CHE 2453Fluid Mechanics3
CHE 2903Sophomore Design Project3
CHE 3313Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics3
CHE 3403Chemical Heat Transfer3
EGN 1001Engineering Workshop1
EGN 1133Design Thinking in Technology3
EGN 2712Applied Programing for Engineers2
EGN 2806Work Placement I6
ELE 2153Electrical Eng Fundamentals3
Mathematics and Science Required Courses
Required Credits: 9
CHM 1103Engineering Chemistry3
MTH 1203Calculus I3
PHY 1203Physics II3
General Studies
Required Credits: 18
English, Arabic or other Languages
Required Credits: 6
LSC 1103 and AES 1013
Information Technology and Mathematics
Required Credits: 6
ICT 2013 and MTH 1113
The Natural Sciences
Required Credits: 3
PHY 1103
The Social or Behavioral Sciences
Required Credits: 3
LSS 1003
Description Data
Total Required Credits 76
Maximum Duration of Study 3 years
Minimum Duration of Study 2 years
Cost Recovery Program No
Program Code DCHET
Major Code CHE

Recommended Sequence of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Credit Hours
EGN 1133 Design Thinking in Technology 3
LSC 1103 Professional Communication and Reporting 3
LSS 1003 Life and Future Skills 3
MTH 1203 Calculus I 3
PHY 1103 Physics I 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester 2
AES 1013 Arabic Communications 3
CHM 1103 Engineering Chemistry 3
EGN 1001 Engineering Workshop 1
ICT 2013 Computational Thinking and Coding 3
MTH 1113 Statistics for Engineering 3
PHY 1203 Physics II 3
 Credit Hours16
CHE 2202 Introduction to Chemical Process Industries 2
ELE 2153 Electrical Eng Fundamentals 3
 Credit Hours5
Year 2
Semester 3
EGN 2712 Applied Programing for Engineers 2
CHE 2123 Analytical Chemistry 3
CHE 2213 Chemical Engineering Principles 3
CHE 2253 Materials and Corrosion 3
CHE 2453 Fluid Mechanics 3
CHE 2113 Applied Chemistry 3
 Credit Hours17
Semester 4
CHE 2133 Organic Chemistry 3
CHE 2413 Oil and Gas Processing Technologies 3
CHE 2422 Separation Process Principles 2
CHE 2903 Sophomore Design Project 3
CHE 3313 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 3
CHE 3403 Chemical Heat Transfer 3
 Credit Hours17
EGN 2806 Work Placement I 6
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours76