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Program Objectives


Students of our Chemical Engineering program must attain the following Learning Outcomes:

(a)   An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
(b)   An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
(c)   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.
(d)   An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
(e)   An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
(f)   An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
(g)   An ability to communicate effectively.
(h)   The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context
(i)   A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j)   A knowledge of contemporary issues
(k)   An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

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