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The Chemical Engineering Department is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Chemical Engineering Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Chemical Engineering Program of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are expected within a few years of graduation to have:
  • Established themselves as practicing professionals or engaged in advanced application of chemical engineering design.
  • Demonstrated their ability to work successfully as a member of a professional organization and function effectively as a responsible professional.
  • Advanced to leadership positions within their companies.
  • Obtained advanced degrees in chemical engineering or related fields, or professional fields such as medicine, law, and business administration.
  • Held positions of leadership in state and/or national organizations.

Chemical Engineering Student Outcomes

(a)      An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b)      An ability to design and conduct experiments and 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 multidisciplinary 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 societal context

(i)       A recognition of the need for and 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

(l)       An ability to utilize computers to solve engineering problems

Learn more about ABET and why accreditation matters.