Engineering Chemistry Major

An Engineering Chemistry major/degree program focuses on the general application of chemical principles to the analysis and evaluation of engineering problems, such as development of electronic materials, solid-state science and technology, polymers, ceramics, and biomaterials.

Includes instruction in physical chemistry, organic chemistry, materials science, chemical processes and systems, chemical reaction engineering, biochemical engineering, engineering mathematics, classical and modern physics, and computer science.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Engineering Chemistry (use the College Search feature and enter "engineering chemistry" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Engineering Chemistry?

With a major/degree in Engineering Chemistry, some popular job sectors you may find yourself in include manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, design and construction, petrochemicals, food processing, biotechnology, environmental health, and safety industries.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Engineering Chemistry

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Engineering Chemistry