Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering
Hands-on learning is a hallmark of instruction for students in all engineering programs.
The K-State difference
By their choice of electives, students may develop an area of emphasis, a minor or a secondary major in areas including
- biological engineering,
- environmental engineering,
- natural resources or
- materials science.
K-State’s chemical engineering department has strong connections with many well-known industrial companies.
Did you know?
The chemical engineering student design team, Chem-E Car, regularly wins awards and competes at the national meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
What classes will I take in chemical engineering?
The chemical engineering curriculum has been designed to provide all students with a solid base in core chemical engineering subjects and the opportunity to customize their course of study.
Seven areas of emphasis are available:
- Chemical Industry
- Micro-Electronics Materials
Further your education
What can I do with a degree in chemical engineering?
Throughout their careers, chemical engineers have tremendous opportunities for professional development, work with diverse audiences and have an impact on society. Career paths very widely; many begin as process or production engineers. With more experience, they move into management and other leadership positions.
Possible Career Paths and Specializations
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The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process
Additional K-State opportunities
At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.
Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!
Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.
Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.