What will I learn?

Program Educational Objectives

Within six years of graduation, our graduates are expected to achieve one or more of the following milestones:

Advance professionally in the chemical process industries or in their chosen career field.

Earn advanced degrees in chemical engineering (or a related technical discipline), medicine, law, or business.

Attain leadership positions in today’s rapidly changing, increasingly technological, global society.

Learning Outcomes

Students will apply knowledge of mathematics and chemistry to typical problems encountered in chemical engineering practice.

Students will apply knowledge of engineering to typical problems encountered in chemical engineering practice.

Students will demonstrate the use of chemical engineering science fundamentals in developing solutions of problems typical of those encountered in chemical engineering practice.

Students will be able to design and conduct laboratory experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data using factorial design methods.

Students will be able to use chemical process simulators and other techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for chemical engineering practice.

Students will be able to design a chemical engineering system, unit, or chemical process to meet desired needs.

Students will be able to present technical material through oral presentations with visual aids.

Students will be able to present technical material including analysis and conclusions through technical reports.

Students will be able to work in multi-functional teams.

Students will be able to find information and to learn independently.

Students will demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to professional and ethical responsibility.

Students will be able to describe how economic, political, and social issues affect and are affected by the chemical engineering profession.

Students will comprehend the topics and ideas of familiar subjects in a foreign language.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering and Computing

Study options

Full Time (131 - 143 hours)

Tuition fees
US$33,951.00 per year
Start date

22 August 2019, 13 January 2020

Venue

College of Engineering and Computing

301 Main Street,

COLUMBIA,

South Carolina,

29208, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must be high school graduates (students that have completed about 12 years of schooling in their home countries). English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A score of at least 550 on the paper based exam or 77 on the internet based TOEFL is required. USC also accepts the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the PTE Academic Test. Students must score at least a 6.5 on the IELTS, or at least a 53 on the PTE.

For international students

Students must have graduated from graduating from high school

A score of at least 550 on the paper based exam or 77 on the internet based TOEFL is required. USC also accepts the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the PTE Academic Test. Students must score at least a 6.5 on the IELTS, or at least a 53 on the PTE.

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