Chemical Engineering Major
Make your mark on the world. Develop life-saving drugs, improve the quality of the nation's food supply and invent cleaner types of energy. And do it all with a degree in chemical engineering.
What You'll Study
You will find chemical engineers working in nearly every industry in the world. That's because the coursework for a bachelor's degree includes a broad range of math, science and engineering courses designed to prepare graduates to work effectively on interdisciplinary teams in a professional environment.
You'll develop expertise in conducting experiments, analyzing data and solving engineering problems. The program also prepares you to design systems, components and processes with realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social political, ethical, health and safety and sustainability concerns.
Through the Chemical Engineering program, you'll be an asset to companies in a variety of industries, including:
- Manufacturing and construction
- Food processing
- Environmental health and safety
Many graduates of the program also go on to graduate study.
Internships and Jobs
OUR STUDENTS HAVE INTERNED AT:
- General Motors
- GE Lighting
- Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation
- RTI International Metals
OUR GRADUATES WORK FOR:
- The Lubrizol Corporation
- Flow Polymers, LLC
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
- Covestro/Bayer MaterialScience
One More Thing
Hailey A. Sullivan, Class of 2017
A degree in chemical engineering provides you with the necessary skills to problem solve, analyze a situation and think critically. With the field being so broad, the opportunities are endless!"