Undergraduate Degree in Chemical Engineering

Program Objectives

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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. 

The Program Outcomes of the Chemical Engineering Program are:

(a) Our students have an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) Our students have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) Our students have 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
(d) Our students have an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
(e) Our students have an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(f) Our students have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
(g) Our students have an ability to communicate effectively
(h) Our students have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) Our students have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j) Our students have a knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) Our students have an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

This page was last updated on: January 21, 2016