The Chemical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, a nonprofit, non-governmental organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). With ABET accreditation, students, employers, and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce. Developed by technical professionals from ABET’s member societies, their criteria focuses on what students experience and learn. Sought worldwide, ABET’s voluntary peer-review process is highly respected because it adds critical value to academic programs in the technical disciplines, where quality, precision, and safety are of the utmost importance. They give their time and effort supporting quality assurance activities around the world by serving as program evaluators, commissioners, board members, and advisors.
Chemical Engineering Program Educational Objectives:
Within the first few years after graduation, our graduates will have demonstrated:
- Competencies – skill in tools and techniques that are fundamental to the job - many of which need to be learned after graduation.
- Professionalism – partnership in the mission and within the human context of the enterprise - ethics, effectiveness, and awareness of the broad context of the detailed work.
- Balance – a wise self-direction to life, community, health, and self view that finds the right balance between personal choices, which energizes self and others and enables effectiveness in relationships with others.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon graduation students will have:
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
- 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
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- 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
- 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
- An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
- An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees
Learn more about undergraduate enrollment and degrees here.
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