|Description:||The undergraduate program presents a challenging and interesting workload. We offer the advantage of small, intense classes, large lab facilities, superb faculty and excellent support staff. Chemical Engineering deals chiefly with industrial processing to produce value-added products from raw materials. The processing of organic (crude oils, natural gas, lumber), inorganic (ores, air, salts) and biological (starches, cellulose, fats) materials into a wide range of useful commodity products, such as fuels, plastics, pharmaceuticals, fertilizers, and foods is carried out within a framework of environmental sustainability and concern for worker/public safety. Emphasis is on the design, construction and economic operation of equipment in these areas, and on related research and development. Some emphasis on environmental studies, petrochemicals and biotechnology is permitted through the choice of electives.
Students must follow the program of study that was in place at the time of their entrance to the College of Engineering, recognizing that program and course changes may result in modification to the original program of study. It is recommended that students contact the Engineering Student Centre to confirm their program of study on a regular basis.
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