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Chemical Engineering

B.S. in Chemical Engineering Educational Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objective

Adopted: Fall 1999; Revised: Fall 2007, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, and Fall 2013.

Alumni, 3-5 years beyond graduation, are engaged in the practice of chemical engineering primarily within the chemical, petrochemical, and paper and pulp industries and/or advanced study.

Student Outcomes

Adopted: Fall 1999; Revised: Spring 2006, Fall 2007, and Winter 2013.

Chemical engineering students will demonstrate:

SO-1.           an ability to apply the knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering

SO-2.            an ability to design and conduct experiments based on science and engineering principles with an accompanying ability to analyze and interpret data

SO-3.            an ability to design systems, components, and processes to meet desired needs applicable to chemical engineering within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

SO-4.            an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

SO-5.            an ability to identify, formulate, and solve chemical engineering-related problems

SO-6.            an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility to the chemical engineering profession and to society at large

SO-7.            an ability to communicate effectively by conveying technical material through both formal written medium and through oral presentations

SO-8.            the broad education necessary to understand the impact of chemical engineering-related solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context

SO-9.            a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

SO-10.        a knowledge of contemporary chemical-engineering related issues

SO-11.        an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for chemical engineering practice