The educational objectives of the chemical engineering program are:
The Chemical Engineering Program seeks to prepare graduates who, after the first few years of their professional career, have:
- Established themselves either as practicing chemical engineers, or by gaining additional formal education through enrollment in either an engineering or business graduate school program.
- Adapted to ever-changing demands by updating their core knowledge and abilities through on-the-job training and continuing education courses.
- Functioned successfully in their professional responsibilities, which includes safety, health, environmental, and ethical aspects.
- Established themselves as critical, flexible thinkers with demonstrated potential as future technology experts or technology managers in their profession and in society
Graduates of the Program in Chemical Engineering will have:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired ends
- An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- An ability to communicate effectively
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- A knowledge of contemporary issues
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
- A knowledge and ability to apply engineering economics
This page was last updated on: January 12, 2016