Accreditation and Assessment

The bachelor of science program in chemical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of
ABET, Inc.
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Telephone: 410‐347‐7700
Fax: 443‐552‐3644
E‐mail: accreditation@abet.org
http://www.abet.org

BS Chemical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Through the baccalaureate degree, students are prepared to become practicing chemical engineers ready to enter the workforce and make immediate contributions. The chemical engineering program produces graduates who can perform at a level that meets or exceeds industry expectations. Within a few years of their graduation, our graduates should have the characteristics described by the following program educational objectives.

  1. Graduates apply fundamental and practical knowledge of unit operations, thermodynamics, reaction engineering, process control, and design of safe, economical, and sustainable chemical/biological processes.
  2. Graduates are successfully employed and advancing in governmental and industrial positions requiring chemical engineering expertise.
  3. Graduates are prepared to succeed in graduate and professional programs.

BS Chemical Engineering Program Student Outcomes

Through the baccalaureate degree, students are prepared to become practicing chemical engineers ready to enter the workforce and make immediate contributions. The chemical engineering program produces graduates who perform at a level that meets or exceeds industry expectations. Based on the program educational objectives, six program student outcomes were established. At the time of their graduation, our graduates have the characteristics described by the following program student outcomes.

  • a. Ability to apply mathematics, science and engineering principles.
  • b. Ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data.
  • c. Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  • d. Ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • e. Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • f. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • g. Ability to communicate effectively.
  • h. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  • i. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • j. Knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • k. Ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.



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