Chemical Engineering

The University of Alabama’s Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering program is designed to be one of the most innovative engineering degree programs, allowing students maximum flexibility to select courses that will benefit them the most in support of their own career aspirations.

Flowcharts for the department are under revision and will be posted soon. The curriculum can be accessed through the UA Undergraduate Catalog.

General ChBE Curriculum Documents

Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of graduation, UA chemical engineering graduates will be able to:

  • Provide solution strategies for a wide variety of technical applications, including the design and improvement of chemical or biological processes
  • Work independently and in teams to solve problems and effectively communicate technical issues and solutions to engineering colleagues, non-technical professionals, and lay persons alike
  • Make decisions that are ethical, safe and environmentally-responsible

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  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 multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  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 engineering practice

Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

The University of Alabama Office of Institutional Research and Assessment maintains annual enrollment and graduate data for the programs in the College of Engineering. Please visit the OIRA Statistical Profiles website to find statistics for student enrollment, degrees awarded and faculty data.

For More Information

If you have any questions about the undergraduate chemical engineering program, contact Dr. Chris Brazel.