Mission, Objectives & Outcomes

Chemical Engineering 

Mission:
The mission of Chemical Engineering Program is to educate Chemical engineering students for professional practice or further study, contribute to the body of knowledge in Chemical engineering education, and create a supportive environment that enables students and faculty to achieve their best.

Program Objectives:

Within three to five years of graduation, Chemical engineering graduates will:

  1. achieve success within the Chemical engineering discipline that includes both professional and intellectual growth and development,
  2. demonstrate professional competence through continuing education and/or advanced degrees, and
  3. be effective and positively contributing members within their professional, local, and global societies.

Program Outcomes:
The student outcomes (SOs) that the students in the Chemical Engineering Department at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are enabled to attain are:

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as 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 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.