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Learning Outcomes and Program Objectives

Pursuing a degree is a significant investment in your future. Earning this degree is a significant achievement in your professional life. Kettering recognizes that the quality of the education you receive makes a big difference.

Program Educational Objectives

The Chemical Engineering Program is designed to provide its graduates a solid educational foundation on which they can build successful and sustainable careers in chemical engineering or a related field.  In particular, all graduates of the Chemical Engineering Program will be prepared to do the following: 

  • to be employed or pursuing an advanced degree in the field of chemical engineering or other related disciplines.
  • to be productive members of interdisciplinary teams.
  • to assume leadership positions in their industry, their continuing education, or in their communities, as their careers develop.
  • to continue their professional development and engage in the life-long learning necessary for a sustainable career.

 

Learning Outcomes

Each graduate of the chemical engineering program will have attained the following outcomes:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • 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.
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.