Undergraduate Program

The Dan F. Smith Department of Chemical Engineering was among the first at Lamar University to seek accreditation for its undergraduate program. The bachelor’s program in chemical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org


Why Choose Chemical Engineering?

Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. They design processes and equipment for large-scale manufacturing, plan and test production methods and byproducts treatment, and direct facility operations.

Chemical engineering encompasses multiple fields in several industries. With a bachelor of science (B.S.) in chemical engineering, your career opportunities are nearly limitless. 

Why Choose Lamar University?

The College of Engineering at Lamar University is world-renown for its excellence in producing outstanding graduates. With dedicated faculty and staff, students are prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation. Because Lamar University is so conveniently located to industry in the area, students have many co-op opportunities available to them and have almost no trouble finding a job after graduation!

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Looking to Get Started?

Get a head start on your future as a Lamar Engineer by contacting Erin Lovelady Lemoine, the Director of Outreach and Student Services in the College of Engineering.