Chemical and Natural Gas Engineering


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Chemical Engineering Program seeks to prepare graduates who, after the first few years of their graduation, 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. 

Student Outcomes of the Chemical Engineering Program

The graduates of the Chemical Engineering program will 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

Enrollment and Graduation Data:

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