Chemical Engineering Mission & PEOs
The Chemical Engineering Department is dedicated to providing educational opportunities in chemical engineering to a highly selective, predominantly undergraduate student body of talented individuals. The department encourages close interactions between students and the faculty, who are dedicated to education and are actively engaged in scholarship that enriches the educational program. The program emphasizes active learning with a strong laboratory component. The department nurtures the intellectual, professional and personal development of its students and faculty in order to prepare and encourage them to be highly competent professionals and responsible members of society.
Program Educational Objectives
Following the definition presented by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, the department's educational objective statement broadly reflects the career accomplishments and expectations of alumni who graduate from the program:
Alumni will experience success in a variety of postgraduate environments, including, but not limited to, chemical engineering professional practice and advanced study.
Student Outcome Categories
The statements above are supported by a number of student outcomes, the attainment of which is regularly evaluated. In particular, these are designed to guide student growth and achievement in the four broad categories of:
- Technical Competency
- Intellectual Development
- Societal Responsibility
- Professional Development