ABET Accreditation

The B.S. program in Chemical and Life Science Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Enrollment and Graduating Students (2017)

Undergraduate Program Enrollment (Fall 2017): 207
Degrees Awarded (2017-2018 Academic Year): 35

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates of our program will solve a variety of engineering problems in their professional setting with full regard and demonstrated command of the principles of the foundational disciplines of science and mathematics.
  2. Graduates of our program will efficiently solve engineering problems in their professional setting utilizing the foundational chemical engineering subject areas.
  3. Graduates of our program will demonstrate the ability to communicate their engineering solutions to problems in chemical engineering to other professionals and to function as professionals in dynamic, interactive settings.

Student outcomes

Upon completing this program, students will know and know how to do the following:

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  2. Design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. 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
  4. Function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  6. Gain an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. Communicate effectively
  8. Complete the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context
  9. Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning
  10. Gain knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. Use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. Understand hazards associated with chemical, physical and/or biological processes