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ABET Accreditation

The Chemical Engineering Bachelor of Science program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Accreditation is a process by which an organization, such as ABET, conducts a review of the program to determine whether the program meets the standards set by the profession. For further information, please contact the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET at the web address above.

Program Educational Objectives The Chemical Engineering, BS Program has been ABET accredited since 1949.

In accord with ABET, graduates of our program should achieve the following Objectives within a few years of graduation:

a)      Have obtained or be on a track toward employment commensurate with a Chemical Engineering degree.

b)      Affirm that the university and department provided proper training and background to enable their desired career path.

c)      Show some evidence of seeking to contribute to the greater good of society.

d)      Engage in continual professional development and personal learning.



Student Outcomes

Students finishing our program should demonstrate the following Educational Outcomes:

a)      An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering

b)      An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

c)      An ability to 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

d)      An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

e)      An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems

f)       An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

g)      An ability to communicate effectively

h)      The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in global economic environmental and societal context

i)        A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning

j)        A knowledge of contemporary issues

k)      An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice


Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data


Annual Enrollment and Graduation Data
Academic Year 2nd-4th Year Degrees Awarded
    2018 - 2019         237              81
    2017 - 2018         262             113
    2016 - 2017         296              92
     2015-2016         272              84
2014-2015 265 82
2013-2014 250 85
2012-2013 246 69
2011-2012 228 68
2010-2011 194 60