ABET

The B.S. programs in Chemical Engineering (CHEN) and Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBEN) at the University of Colorado at Boulder are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

B.S. Degree Program in Chemical Engineering

Mission Statement: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado seeks to instill in its students an education in the principles and practice of chemical engineering that will serve a broad and dynamic range of career paths and provide a foundation for lifelong professional growth.

B.S. Degree Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Mission Statement: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado seeks to instill in its students an education in the principles and practice of chemical and biological engineering that will serve a broad and dynamic range of career paths and provide a foundation for lifelong professional growth.

B.S. Degree Program in Chemical Engineering and B.S. Degree Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Program Objective: The department prepares our graduates to make significant contributions in many diverse areas. Specifically, within a few years of graduation our graduates will have achieved one or more of the following attributes:

  • In their chosen field, be established in a professional career, be pursuing an advanced degree, or be seeking advanced certification.
  • Be recognized as academic, industrial, or entrepreneurial leaders.
  • Be successfully working and communicating in a variety of technical fields.
  • Be adapting to new technologies and changing professional environments.

B.S. Degree Program in Chemical Engineering

Program Outcomes: At the time of graduation, our graduates will demonstrate:

  • 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.

  • the appropriate written and verbal communication skills required 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.

B.S. Degree Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Program Outcomes:At the time of graduation, our graduates will demonstrate:

  • 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.

  • the appropriate written and verbal communication skills required 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.

  • an ability to apply engineering to biological systems.

  • a knowledge of advanced biological concepts.

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Annual student enrollment and graduation data for both Chemical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering can be found on the college Facts and Figures webpage.