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Chemical Engineering

 

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Students learn to enhance our quality of life by creating, designing, and developing better processes to manufacture materials or products. Skills and expertise for chemical engineers is extremely diverse, however, areas in chemical engineering such as food processing, pharmaceuticals, alternative energy, and specialty chemicals all play a huge role in the agricultural industry.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Mathematics, Chemical Engineering, Thermodynamics, Organic Chemistry, Health and Safety, Engineering Assembly, Mechanics, Innovation, Physical Chemistry, Electricity and Optics

 

 

Potential Career Paths

·       Biorefining Specialist

·       Ecologist

·       Ethanol Engineer

·       Environmental Engineer

·       Food Safety/Quality Assurance Manager

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Internship or work experience related to chemistry

·       Laboratory experience related to chemistry