ABET Accreditation

ABET Information

The Chemical Engineering Department is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Educational Objectives

The Chemical Engineering Department has established the following objectives of the undergraduate program in support of our mission and that of the Institute. Graduates are expected to be able to attain these objectives within 5 years following graduation:

  1. Graduates will be able to use chemical engineering principles to solve problems of practical importance to society.
  2. Graduates will be productive and informed citizens of society as well as of their professional community and will be positioned for a lifetime of success.
  3. Graduates will be effective communicators.

Educational Outcomes

In support of the three Program Educational Objectives, the Chemical Engineering Department has adopted the eleven Student Outcomes established in ABET Criteria 3, (a)-(k), listed below:

Students shall demonstrate:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  3. 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
  4. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. an ability to communicate effectively;
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues; and,
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Student Enrollment Data

Click here for Engineering student enrollment and graduate data on each program (reference pages 21, 31 and 36).

 
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