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									                                                                    CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (BS)
                                                                                         Methods of Assessment and Criteria for Success
    Intended Program Outcomes
                                                                                  Direct Measures                                                       Indirect Measures
1. Fundamental Mathematical, Scientific, and      The success criteria are 90% of the students scoring Level 3 or higher out of a          The success criteria are 90% of the students
   Chemical Engineering Knowledge:Upon            possible Level 5 as determined by instructor constructed exams, homework                scoring Level 3 or higher out of a possible Level 5
   completion of the course of instruction, the   assignments, and course projects embedded in the series of core courses. The            as determined by instructor constructed exams,
   student will be able to demonstrate and        scoring rubric used for the assessment was: Level 5 (Exemplary), Level 4                homework assignments, and course projects
   apply fundamental knowledge in a broad         (Proficient),Level 3 (Promising),Level 2 (Apprentice),Level 1 (Novice).                 embedded in the series of core courses.
   area of Chemical Engineering disciplines.
2. ChE Process Experimentation; Upon              Each student's abilities are evaluated by his or her individual performance on a         The success criteria are 90% of the students
   completion of the course of instruction, the   major laboratory report incorporated into the senior-year course Unit Operations        scoring Level 3 or higher out of a possible Level 5
   student will be able to design and conduct     Laboratory (ECH 4404L), according to an assessment rubric for designing                 on a laboratory report. The scoring rubric used for
   Ch. E experiments, and analyze and             experiments, conducting experiments, and analyzing and interpreting data.               the assessment was: Level 5 (Exemplary),Level 4
   interpret fundamental data of importance                                                                                               (Proficient),Level 3 (Promising),Level 2
   to the design and analysis of chemical                                                                                                 (Apprentice),Level 1 (Novice).
   processes.
3. ChE Process Design; Upon completion of         The abilities of each three-member student team are evaluated by the team's             The success criteria are 90% of the student teams
   the ECH 4615 (Chemical Engineering             performance on a major report to independently address the design project in the        scoring 25 points or higher using the scoring rubric
   Process Design I) course of instruction, the   annual AIChE National Student Design Competition presented in the senior-year           on a design report.
   student will be able to design and analyze     capstone course ECH 4615, according to an assessment rubric for chemical
   new and existing chemical systems and          process design and analysis.
   processes to meet desired needs.
4. ChE Problem Formulation and Solution;          Students should have the ability to analyze engineering problems, including open-       The success criteria are 90% of the students
   Upon completion of the course of               ended chemical processes, clearly identifying the problem and applying analytical,      scoring Level 3 or higher out of a possible Level 5
   instruction, the student will be able to       numerical, and/or experimental techniques to obtain a solution. They should be          as determined by instructor constructed exams,
   demonstrate an ability to identify,            able to use criteria for the evaluation of proposed solutions, including comparing      homework assignments, laboratory reports, and
   formulate, and solve chemical engineering      results to estimates. To this end, student will 1) practice problem-solving skills in   course projects embedded in the courses. The
   problems.                                      classroom, laboratory, and examination situations; 2) receive formal training in        scoring rubric used for the assessment was: Level
                                                  problem-solving methods and strategies; 3) define and solve problems relating to        5 (Exemplary),Level 4 (Proficient),Level 3
                                                  laboratory and process equipment in the laboratory courses; 4) be assigned              (Promising),Level 2 (Apprentice),Level 1 (Novice).
                                                  open-ended problems throughout the curriculum, including comprehensive projects
                                                  in the capstone design course.
5. Upon completion of the course of               Student should be able to: ) write technical laboratory reports in their laboratory     The success criteria are 90% of the students
   instruction, the student will be able to       courses, which are evaluated for technical content, as well as errors in spelling,      scoring Level 3 or higher out of a possible Level 5
   demonstrate an ability to communicate          punctuation, grammar, and usage; 2) prepare written reports in courses                  as determined by homework assignments,
   effectively.                                   throughout the curriculum that also are evaluated for technical content, as well as     laboratory reports, oral presentations, and course
                                                  errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and usage; 3) give technical oral             projects embedded in the courses. The scoring
                                                  presentations in at least three courses, including the Chemical Engineering             rubric used for the assessment was: Level 5
                                                  laboratory courses that are graded for their technical accuracy and their use of        (Exemplary),Level 4 (Proficient),Level 3
                                                  effective presentation aids                                                             (Promising),Level 2 (Apprentice),Level 1 (Novice).

								
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