Program Accreditation

18The Chemical and Biological Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Chemical and Biological Engineering Educational Objectives

Graduates of the chemical engineering program at the University of New Mexico will be able to: 
  • Meet or exceed the expectations of their professional position.
  • Successfully pursue advanced study in a graduate or professional program.
  • Assume leadership roles in their professions and/or communities.

Chemical and Biological Engineering Student Outcomes

By the time our graduates complete the chemical engineering program, they will have successfully demonstrated the following:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to chemical engineering problems.
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, and analyze and interpret data.
(c) an ability to design processes, systems or components to meet desired needs and subject to realistic constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health, 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 the professional and ethical responsibilities of engineers.
(g) an ability to communicate effectively.
(h) an understanding of the global, economic, environmental and societal impacts of engineering activities.
(i) a recognition of the need for lifelong learning and awareness of how this can be achieved in their subsequent career.
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues.
(k) an ability to use modern techniques, skills and engineering tools to address problems encountered in engineering practice.

Chemical Engineering Enrollment and Graduation Data

Undergrad Enrollment FA 04 FA 05 FA 06 FA 07 FA 08 FA 09 FA 10 FA 11 FA 12 FA 13 FA 14 FA 15 FA 16
Chemical & Biological Engineering 47 44 48 56 58 64 75 77 78  103 129 155 324
Bachelor's Degrees 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14 14-15 15-16
Chemical & Biological Engineering 15 13 11 17 18 13 19 25 19 33 31 40
Master's Enrollment FA 04 FA 05 FA 06 FA 07 FA 08 FA 09 FA 10 FA 11 FA 12 FA 13 FA 14 FA 15 FA 16
Chemical & Biological Engineering 27 20 19 18 9 11 13 7 8  10 6 8 15
Master's Degrees 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14 14-15 15-16
Chemical & Biological Engineering 6 7 4 5 8 5 5 3 5 6 1 3
Doctoral Degrees 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14 14-15 15-16
Chemical & Biological Engineering 3 7 4 3 8 5 7 5 5 7 3 2
PhD Enrollment FA 04 FA 05 FA 06 FA 07 FA 08 FA 09 FA 10 FA 11 FA 12 FA 13 FA 14 FA 15 FA 16
Chemical & Biological Engineering 29 31 35 37 35 34 31 24 19  15 13 13 18