The Chemical Engineering Bachelor of Science program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and Program Criteria for Chemical, Biochemical, Biomolecular and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.

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.

Program Educational Objectives

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

  • Obtain or be on a track toward employment commensurate with a Chemical Engineering degree.
  • Affirm that the university and department provided proper training and background to enable their desired career path.
  • Show some evidence of seeking to contribute to the greater good of society.
  • Engage in continual professional development and personal learning.

Student Outcomes

In support of the Educational Objectives of the program, attainment of the following outcomes by the time of graduation prepares graduates to enter the professional practice of engineering. Students finishing our program should have:

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

Annual Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year2nd-4th YearDegrees Awarded
2023 – 2024212
2022 – 202318871
2021 – 202221281
2020 – 202129580
2019 – 202031584
2018 – 201923781
 2017 – 2018262113
2016 – 201729692
2015 – 201627284
2014 – 201526582
2013 – 201425085