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The Bachelor of Science program in Chemical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org

Engineering Accreditation Commission

Vision Statement

The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University will be a high-impact department that is recognized for excellence and leadership in continuously advancing the art and science of chemical engineering through creation and dissemination of knowledge.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University: to educate and prepare students for national and international leadership roles in industry, government, and academia; to attract top students to chemical engineering; to define and develop new directions in chemical engineering fundamentals and practices, and in chemical engineering education and curricula; to be a valuable resource and service base to the state and to industry; and to provide leadership in solving problems of social and economic importance.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates will excel in their chosen professional career, by building upon the fundamentals learned from our CHEN program
  2. Graduates will continue to gain, apply and transfer knowledge in an ever-changing and adapting professional environment, with emphasis upon embracing change, collaboration and inclusion.
  3. Graduates will communicate effectively, and demonstrate adaptive, inclusive and collaborative leadership in an inherently diverse workplace.
  4. Graduates will be professional and ethical, while promoting  environmental, sustainable and socially responsible activities at the local and global scale.

Student Outcomes

The student outcomes that prepare graduates to attain the program educational objectives are:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. An 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. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. An 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. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Bachelor of Science Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Fall Semester Undergraduate Enrollment Bachelor Degrees Awarded
2019-20 836 223
2018-19 835 224
2017-18 793 200
2016-17 709 150
2015-16 602 116
Data Source:
Texas A&M University Data and Research Services