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The bachelor’s degree program in chemical engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. With ABET accreditation, students, parents, employers and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

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 apply knowledge in math, science (physics, chemistry and biology) and engineering 
2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data on experiments relevant to chemical engineering practice
3. 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
4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams 
5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve problems important in chemical engineering practice
6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility 
7. An ability to communicate effectively
8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for chemical engineering practice

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