Program Objectives and Outcomes


Middle East Technical University Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.


Undergraduate Program Objectives

Graduates of the undergraduate program of the METU Chemical Engineering Department will

  • have successful careers in chemical engineering practice and research in industry, government agencies, business and/or universities
  • demonstrate leadership qualities within their chosen career path
  • successfully earn advanced degrees or certificates where appropriate to pursue their chosen careers
  • conduct themselves with the highest standards of ethical practice and careful consideration of the societal and global responsibilities of the engineering profession.





(Decisions of Departmental Academic Board on 5th of December 2009 and Advisory Committee on 16th of December 2009.)

Student Outcomes

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • 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,
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  •  a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  •  a knowledge of contemporary issues
  •  an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice