The Chemical Engineering Program at Lafayette College is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org/).
Within the liberal arts learning atmosphere of the College, the Chemical Engineering program offers a curriculum that prepares its graduates to pursue a wide spectrum of career paths in chemical industries and enroll in top-ranked graduate programs. The graduates will have the necessary technical, communication, teamwork, and social skills to adjust to various facets of the profession and the changing technological challenges through lifelong learning.
The department defines educational objectives as “statements that describe the expected accomplishments of graduates during the first few years after graduation.” To achieve its mission regarding undergraduate student education in chemical engineering, the department has set the following five educational objectives.
While we recognize that some of our graduates will, because of their broad education, choose to follow career paths outside chemical engineering, the graduates who are practicing chemical engineers will:
An outcome is described as specific knowledge and skills that a student should possess at the time of graduation from an engineering program.
Students will have:
Engineering enrollment and graduation data for each program is archived by the Division of Engineering.