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College of Engineering & Science - Louisiana Tech University

Chemical Engineering

B.S. in Chemical Engineering Educational Objectives and Outcomes

Program Objectives

• Graduates will engage in successful careers in industry (primarily chemical, petrochemical, and pulp/paper) and/or graduate or other professional schools (law, medical, pharmacy).

• Graduates will demonstrate the technical chemical engineering skills required for the workforce including knowledge of chemical engineering techniques and the ability to utilize science, mathematics, and engineering principles to analyze and solve problems.

• Graduates will exhibit the professional skills necessary to be effective and succeed in the modern workforce including the ability to function in teams, the ability to communicate effectively, and high standards of ethics and professionalism.

• Graduates will be active in professional development and acquiring new skills to remain relevant in today's fast changing environment.

Program Outcomes

ChO-01: An ability to apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

ChO-02: An ability to design and conduct experiments based on science and engineering principles with an accompanying ability to analyze and interpret data

ChO-03: 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

ChO-04: An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

ChO-05: An ability to identify, formulate, and solve chemical engineering-related problems

ChO-06: An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility to the chemical engineering profession and to society at large

ChO-07: An ability to communicate effectively by conveying technical material through both formal written medium and through oral presentations

ChO-08: The broad education necessary to understand the impact of chemical engineering-related solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

ChO-09: A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

ChO-10: A knowledge of contemporary chemical-engineering related issues

ChO-11: An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for chemical engineering practice

ChO-12: An ability to design, analyze, and control physical and chemical processes