Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemical Engineering

The bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering provides students with a formidable training in the sciences and engineering which enables them to work throughout the chemical, pharmaceutical, food, biotechnology consumer products and microelectronics industries. Specific opportunities exist in research, product development, design, and manufacturing. Many students decide to go on to graduate school after completion of the B.S. degree. The strong foundation in quantitative logical thinking and problem-solving also provides an outstanding foundation for careers in business, law and medicine. 

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The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

121 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2574