You are here

Chemical Engineering, BSChE

Program Educational Objectives

The chemical engineering program objectives are to educate graduates who will be ethical, productive, and contributing members of society. As they progress professionally after graduation, our alumni will:

  1. Use their engineering foundation to be successful in a breadth of careers and occupations.
     
  2. Use lifelong learning skills to
    1. Take advantage of professional development opportunities in their disciplines
    2. Acquire and integrate new knowledge, skills, and areas of expertise
    3. Pursue new careers and adapt to changing global markets and workforce trends
  3. Engage in professional service and volunteerism by
    1. Using their engineering background to benefit society
    2. Developing new knowledge and products that promote sustainable development
    3. Promoting engineering as a rewarding career and source of societal good

 

Student Outcomes:

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

 

Student enrollment and graduation data:

Academic Program

Degrees Granted
(Summer 2015 - Spring 2016)

Pre-Major Enrollment (Autumn 2016)

Major Enrollment (Autumn 2016)

Total Enrollment (Autumn 2016)

Chemical Eng

180

411

665

1076


For more information, visit the Chemical Engineering major page.