ABET Accreditation

Our Program is Accredited

The B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

As part of ABET accreditation, a program must describe its educational objectives (the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve), and its program outcomes (what students are expected to know or be able to do by the time of graduation from the program).


ABET Objectives, Outcomes, and Enrollment Data


Program Educational Objectives

Recent graduates of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering program will attain within a few years of graduation:

  1. succeed in careers in industrial, academic or government organizations in which they apply their chemical and biomolecular engineering skills to solve diverse long-standing or emerging problems
  2. excel in their graduate program, medical school or other professional education
  3. be recognized as future leaders in their chosen field
  4. perpetuate the JHU legacy of passion for learning, technical excellence, community service and research innovation to foster knowledge creation, lead discovery, and impact society.


Student Outcomes

Students graduating with a B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering demonstrate:

(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.


Annual Enrollment Data

Academic Year Freshman Class Sophomore Class Junior Class Senior Class BS Degrees Awarded
2015-2016 120 93 86 57 54
2016-2017 89 102 82 78 76
2017-2018 85 80 88 82  80
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