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Undergraduate Program

To educate students for the practice of chemical engineering; to conduct research which defines and advances the knowledge frontiers of the profession; and to enrich society and enhance the profession through leadership and technical advice to industry and professional, scientific, governmental, and community organizations.

Educational Objectives

Within 5 years of graduating from the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, our graduates are expected to achieve one or more of the following milestones:

  1. Advance professionally in positions of increasing leadership responsibilities within the graduate's chosen career field.
  2. Earn an advanced degree or an advanced certification in an engineering, business, or technical field.
  3. Engage in educational, business, or technical activities with global or socially responsible implications.
  4. Publish scholarly article(s), file patent application(s), or present technical, professional or business seminars.

Student Outcomes

Our graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply principles of engineering, science, and mathematics to solve complex chemical engineering problems.
  2. 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. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in chemical engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. Acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.