Program Mission, Goals, Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes of the Department of Chemical Engineering
To provide a solid and current technical foundation that prepares students for a career in chemical engineering or related fields.
To educate and support diverse students and prepare them to be leaders in chemical engineering or related fields.
Within a few years of graduation, UMChE graduates will have attained leadership roles among peers in chemical engineering, or another field, such as medicine, law, business and education, through:
- effectiveness as proactive and creative problem solvers and innovators
- ability to think critically to solve relevant problems
- effectiveness as communicators to gain and convey information
- competence and comfort in multifunctional and multicultural environments
- exhibiting and demanding high ethical standards
Table 3.1. Chemical Engineering student outcomes
a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to chemical engineering problems [ABET: 3a]
b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data [ABET: 3b]
c) an ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs [ABET: 3c]
d) an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams [ABET: 3d]
e) an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems [ABET: 3e]
f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility [ABET: 3f]
g) an ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing [ABET: 3g]
h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context [ABET: 3h]
i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning [ABET: 3i]
j) a knowledge of contemporary issues [ABET: 3j]
k) an ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering and computing tools necessary for engineering practice [ABET: 3k]
Approved by the Chemical Engineering faculty and the Chemical Engineering Alumni Advisory Board in April 2017.