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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.
  • Actively participate in state and/or national organizations.

Chemical Engineering Student Outcomes

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.



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