Product and process engineering

This area of concentration is suggested for students who wish to apply chemical engineering fundamentals to study design and control problems with chemical products and process systems. This area of concentration also is suggested for those who wish to study engineering sustainability problems with a focus on material and energy efficiency, environmental cleanness, process safety and social responsibility.

Concentration credit total: 19


  • Students may elect [CHM 5440 and 8 Technical Elective Credits] or [CHM 5600 and 9 Technical Elective Credits].
  • Co-op/Internship experiences recommended summer of sophomore and junior years

Industrial Areas for Chemical Engineering:

  • Materials
  • Plastics and Polymers
  • Environmental
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Energy
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing

Areas in Chemical Engineering Careers:

  • Plant design
  • Equipment design
  • Product design
  • Operations
  • Process engineering
  • Safety
  • Quality control
  • Research and design
  • Financial analysis
  • Customer service/sales