Texas Tech University

Objectives & Outcomes


The Chemical Engineering BS Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and Program Criteria for Chemical, Biochemical, Biomolecular and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.

Program Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives define future roles for which we are preparing our graduates. The program educational objectives for the graduates of the Chemical Engineering BS program 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.

Student Outcomes

The Student Outcomes define the knowledge and skills that will be mastered by our graduates. Graduates of the Chemical Engineering BS program at Texas Tech University attain the following educational outcomes:

Student outcomes are:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.


Enrollment 2022/2023

All Enrollments

Department of
89 251 23 74 437
*FNDL = Foundational students in common 1st year program, declared interest in CHE

Undergraduate (Only CHE Majors)

Sophomores Juniors Seniors Total
73 78 80 251

Degrees Awarded (Academic Year)

2023* 83 18 7 108
2022 96 23 13 132
2021 70 23 18 111
2020 97 5 15 117
2019 83 8 11 102
2018 91 9 8 108
2017 76 13 6 95
*Preliminary numbers for fall 2022-Spring 2023

Participation & Extracurricular Activities

Percentage Of Undergraduates Doing Research 30%
Percentage of Undergraduates in Student/Professional Chapter 73%
Percentage of Students Doing Co-Op/Internships 65%

BS CHE Graduates

Average Starting Salary for BS CHE Graduates $82K


Chemical Engineering BS

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