Chemical Engineering ABET Information

The Chemical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Chemical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

The program educational objectives (PEOS) are designed to prepare graduates to be successful in their professional careers and for them to have the skills needed to contribute to the economic advancement of their firms, their local region, the state and the nation.  The PEOS are:

1) Graduates have gained a core competency and are expected to advance professionally in positions of increasing technical and/or managerial responsibilities within their chosen field. 

2) Graduates are expected to engage in educational, business, or technical activities with an understanding of global and economic impacts, civic responsibility, and environmental and human safety. 
3) Graduates are expected to pursue life-long learning for continuous improvement which is a requisite for a successful engineer to become a leader in the work force or graduate education.


Chemical Engineering Program Student Outcomes

The UAH Chemical Engineering program will demonstrate that their graduates have:

    1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
    2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
    4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. an ability to communicate effectively
    8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice


Chemical Engineering Program Enrollment and Graduation Data

The enrollment and graduation data for the Chemical Engineering program for the past three academic years are given below.

Academic Year Enrollment1 BSCheE Degrees Awarded
2014-2015 165  
2013-2014 140 18
2012-2013 135 33

1Fall Undergraduate Headcount