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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 can engage in critical thinking for process design and innovation using core competencies in chemical engineering to advance in successful career paths.
  2. Graduates can evaluate economic impacts while respecting civic, ethical, environmental, safety, and regulatory issues for the stewardship, sustainability, and betterment of mankind.
  3. Graduates are committed to continuous improvement, life-long learning, and integrity in fulfilling private or public roles that require communication, peer mentorship, and team leadership..

Chemical Engineering Program Student Outcomes

The Chemical Engineering program will demonstrate that their graduates have:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

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 YearEnrollment*BSCHeE Degrees Awarded
2021-2022 see note  
2020-2021 203 38
2019-2020 228 53
2018-2019 222 27

*Fall headcount numbers are given.

Note:  Fall 2021 headcount will post on September 7, 2021