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 eleven ABET Student Outcomes:

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
(c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
(d) An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;
(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
(g) An ability to communicate effectively;
(h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
(i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues;
(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


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