Program Objectives, Student Outcomes and Statistics

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
  • Successfully pursue their desired career path while upholding ethical, safe, and environmentally-responsible strategies that benefit society
  • Continue to grow professionally and advance in their respective careers by utilizing effective communication skills, by working successfully as a member of a professional team, and by expanding their knowledge and application of chemical and biological engineering

Student Outcomes

  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, 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, meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

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.