B.S.Ch.E. in Chemical Engineering
The B.S. in chemical engineering provides the student with a fundamental knowledge of chemical engineering science and prepares graduates for a variety of careers in industry and government, or for advanced study in engineering, business, or professional school.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 128
Program Educational Objectives
Graduates from the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Mississippi will be:
- Globally competitive in the professional world;
- Prepared for leadership and success in their chosen career or in continued education;
- Equipped with flexible problem-solving skills to address complex professional and societal issues.
In accordance with ABET accreditation requirements, BSChE students at the University of Mississippi should demonstrate the attainment of the following student outcomes:
An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
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
An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
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
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
An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions
An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Other Academic Requirements
Students in the Department of Chemical Engineering are encouraged to take the Fundamentals of Engineering examination prior to awarding of the baccalaureate degree.
- Emphasis - Biotechnology
- Emphasis - Environmental
- Emphasis - Manufacturing
- Emphasis - Materials
- Pre-Med Option
- Standard Option