Undergraduate Objectives & Outcomes
Program Educational Objectives
The Program Educational Objectives define future roles for which we are preparing our graduates. The major objectives for the Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University are:
- Graduates will be successful in chemical engineering-related careers and other diverse career paths.
- Graduates will continue professional development and will pursue continuing education opportunities relevant to their careers.
- Some graduates will pursue advanced degrees.
The Student Outcomes define the knowledge and skills that will be mastered by our graduates. B.S. in Chemical Engineering graduates of Texas Tech University graduates attain the following educational outcomes:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- 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.
- An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life−long learning.
- A knowledge of contemporary issues.
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
The bachelor of science in chemical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,