ABET Accreditation Information

The Chemical Engineering Department of The City College of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET).

Program Educational Objectives

Consistent with the mission of CCNY and The Grove School of Engineering, the following Program Educational Objectives are established to provide a quality education in chemical engineering, balancing practice and theory. City College Chemical Engineering graduates will:

1.  Successfully perform in the chemical engineering profession as design, process and product development engineers.
2.  Have the knowledge and motivation to pursue post-baccalaureate degrees in engineering and related fields.
3.  Have the ability to apply critical thinking to real-world problems.
4.  Demonstrate creativity and innovation in chemical engineering practice to enhance their advancement in their chosen field.

To achieve the Program Educational Objectives, the Chemical Engineering program has adopted the following seven ABET 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, and 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 judgments, 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, and 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.

Additional information regarding ABET can be found here: http://www.abet.org/