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.
School of Chemical Engineering Program Educational Objectives
Within 5 years of graduating from the School of Chemical Engineering, our graduates are expected to achieve one or more of the following milestones:
- Advance professionally in positions of increasing leadership responsibilities within the graduate's chosen career field.
- Earn an advanced degree or an advanced certification in an engineering, business, or technical field.
- Engage in educational, business, or technical activities with global or socially responsible implications.
- Publish scholarly article(s), file patent application(s), or present technical, professional or business seminars.
School of Chemical Engineering Program Outcomes
Our graduates will be able to:
- Apply mathematics, science, and engineering principles to solve a wide range of open-ended chemical engineering problems using critical thinking and creative problem solving.
- Design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze data, interpret and apply results to chemical systems and processes.
- Design a system, component, or process to meet desired technical, economic, safety, and environmental criteria.
- Cooperate successfully as members of a productive multidisciplinary team by using their awareness of leadership and group dynamics issues.
- Utilize the techniques, analytical skills, and modern computational tools necessary for successful chemical engineering practice.
- Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the need for professional integrity and ethical decision making in the professional practice of chemical engineering.
- Demonstrate their knowledge by presenting information in a logical, effective and interesting way in both oral and written forms.
- Demonstrate i) an understanding of contemporary issues encountered in the professional practice of chemical engineering including business practices, environmental, health, and safety issues and other public interests and ii) an awareness of the wide-reaching effects that engineering decisions have on society, our global community and our natural environment.
- Demonstrate an appreciation of the need for engaging in life-long learning to maintain and enhance the professional practice of chemical engineering.