Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Chemical Engineering Program Educational Objectives:

Educational Objectives

1. Graduates will gain employment in professional careers (often in positions of technical expertise in chemical engineering, but also including professions such as medicine, law, business, finance, non-profit organizations, government, education, etc.) and/or enroll in graduate studies.

2. Graduates will be committed to lifelong learning throughout their careers.

3. Graduates will assume positions of leadership.

4. Graduates will recognize the importance of utilizing their knowledge, skills, and initiative for the benefit of society and demonstrate that understanding through their interactions within their community, in government, or in society as a whole.

Student Outcomes

1. Ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science (chemistry and/or biology) and mathematics

2. 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. Ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

4. 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 social contexts

5. 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. Ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

7. Ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.  



Chemical Engineering Enrollment and Graduation Numbers

Academic Year Enrollment Graduates
2012-2013 323 74
2013-2014 370 99
2014-2015 437 97
2015-2016 467 108
2016-2017 459 136


Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.