Objectives & Outcomes
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (B.S.Ch.E.)
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Academic Year 2015-2016
Degrees awarded: December 2015, May 2016, August 2016
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The Program Educational Objectives define future roles for which we are preparing our graduates. The program educational objectives for the graduates of the Bachelor of Science in 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.
Chemical Engineering Program Specific Criteria
By the time of graduation, students must also be able
- The curriculum must provide a thorough grounding in the basic sciences including chemistry, physics, and/or biology, with some content at an advanced level, as appropriate to the objectives of the program.
- The curriculum must include the engineering application of these basic sciences to the design, analysis, and control of chemical, physical, and/or biological processes, including the hazards associated with these processes.
The Program Educational Objectives,Student Outcomes & progam Outcomes are presented in the 2016-2017 course catalog on this page
The Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,