Are you interested in applying scientific principles to the creation of new chemicals and chemical processes? 化学工程结合了数学, chemistry, physics, 生物学和工程学构建并改善我们周围的世界. Clarkson's bachelor's degree program in chemical engineering offers a personalized educational environment designed to provide an in-depth understanding of chemical engineering principles.


The chemical engineering program at Clarkson is known for impactful hands-on experiences, state-of-the-art facilities and research excellence, preparing students to excel and command high salaries after graduation.

Our Department helps you develop strong technical skills, as well as versatility. We'll prepare you for a career in whatever setting you choose — be it a multi-billion-dollar corporation or a startup, 政府机构或esball国际app院. The choice is yours.

Small class sizes and low student-to-faculty ratios allow close interaction with your instructors, 谁综合了所有现代化学工程领域的专业知识.

We develop thought leaders prepared to change the world through new and more environmentally sound products and processes in a multitude of industries. Chemical engineers are also uniquely positioned to address climate change, particularly in developing more sustainable chemical products that minimally impact our planet.

What You'll Learn

The chemical engineering bachelor's degree program consists of 30 credit hours. This in-depth program allows some flexibility in your schedule to complete your degree. You can choose a minor in an area that interests you and complements your chemical engineering degree.


  • Chemical Process Safety
  • Chemical Reactor Principles
  • 生物化学、电化学和等离子体工程选修课
  • Molecular Properties
  • 过程经济学和概念设计
  • 化学系统热力学

The chemical engineering program consists of 30 credit hours in chemical engineering, 25 credit hours in science, 数学12个学分, 还有30个学分的专业选修课. 自由选修课有33个学时, 如果你选择修辅修或第二专业,哪一项足够.


Clarkson Common Experience

The following courses are required for all students, irrespective of their program of study. 这些课程在秋季学期开设, FY100第一年研讨会只要求一年级学生参加. Both FY100 and UNIV190 are typically taken during the fall semester of the first year at Clarkson.



Chemical Engineering

  • CH210 Molecular Properties
  • CH220 Material Balances
  • CH260 Thermodynamics & Energy Balances
  • CH320 Phase Equilibria 
  • 化学工程实验室(1学分)
  • CH360化学反应器分析1
  • CH370转移工艺设备设计
  • 化学工程实验室(2学分)
  • CH420 Process Economics & Conceptual Design
  • CH430 Chemical Process Safety 
  • CH460 Process Dynamics & Control 

Professional Experience


  • ES499专业经验(0学分)



  • CM131普通化学I(4学分)
  • CS141计算机科学概论(4学分)
  • ES100工程计算机应用概论(2学分)
  • ES110 Engineering & Society 
  • MA131 Calculus I 
  • MA132 Calculus II 
  • PH131 Physics I (4 credits)
  • PH132 Physics II (4 credits)



Core Electives

  • BY160 Biology II - Cellular & Molecular Biology
  • 通用化学II(4学分)
  • CM241 Organic Chemistry I 
  • CM242 Organic Chemistry II 
  • 有机化学实验室1 
  • EC350 Economic Principles & Engineering Economics 
  • MA231 Calculus III 
  • MA232初级微分方程 

Professional Electives

  • 1 x Mathematics (MA) elective
  • 2 x ES electives from two different areas (mechanics/electrical science/materials science)
  • 3 x engineering electives
  • 2个技术选修课(科学/工程/数学)
  • 2 x undesignated electives


Students will have at least 18 credit hours available to use toward Knowledge Area and/or University Course electives to satisfy the Clarkson Common Experience requirements.

Free Electives

Students will have approximately 33 credit hours available to use toward courses of their choice.

As an undergraduate, you can sign up for up to three credits per semester to conduct research with a faculty member. 研究课题的例子包括:

  • Advanced membranes
  • Biomaterials
  • 环境电化学
  • 用于微电子的化学机械抛光
  • Nanotechnology
  • Plasma chemistry
  • 过程控制、优化和人工智能


我们的教师都是各自领域的专家, and they engage our students in the pursuit of interdisciplinary research, scholarship and innovation. Chemical engineering students work closely with faculty members to help with research, 发展想法并获得实习机会.


作为一个化学工程专业的学生, 你将有机会在化工行业实习和合作, pharmaceutical, 石油天然气和微电子工业, among others. Twice a year, nearly 200 employers come to campus to recruit undergraduate Clarkson students for internships and co-ops, 包括许多寻找化学工程师的公司. Students make connections; apply for internships, co-ops and full-time positions; attend informational sessions hosted by companies and interview for positions during these Career Fairs.

Our chemical engineering students have had internships and co-ops at companies including:

  • American Refining Group, Inc.
  • Estee Lauder
  • GlobalFoundries
  • Mars Wrigley
  • L'Oreal
  • Pall Corporation
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Schenectady International


Chemical engineering undergraduates get hands-on experience through our SPEED (Student Projects for Engineering Experience and Design) teams. 学生代表系与我们的Chem-E车队, competing in the annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers competition with their design of a shoebox-sized car powered by chemical reactions. Any major can join any of our 13 SPEED teams, 化学工程师加入了像人力车辆这样的团队, FIRST Robotics, Baja SAE, 混凝土独木舟和公式SAE.

Chemical engineering students can get involved in more than 200 clubs and organizations on campus, 包括一些与工程相关的. These include:

  • 美国印第安人科学与工程学会
  • 美国化学工程师学会
  • 国际可持续发展工程师
  • 全国黑人工程师学会
  • Omega Chi Epsilon (OXE) -国家化学工程学会
  • Sigma Xi -科学研究协会
  • 亚洲科学家与工程师学会
  • 西班牙裔专业工程师协会
  • 女工程师学会(SWE)
  • Tau Beta Pi -国家工程荣誉协会
  • 电化学学会(ECS)



Clarkson Honors Student Catherine Jankowski '25 spent her summer in the Netherlands. This summer, Jankowski traveled to the Netherlands for her internship at BASF Forward AM, 总部位于德国的3D打印线材制造公司. 

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Career Possibilities

A bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Clarkson gives your career a strong start, with our Chemical Engineering Class of 2023 having a 100 percent placement rate.

Our chemical engineering bachelor's degree program will prepare you for opportunities in many different industries and applications, including:

  • Biochemical and biomaterials
  • Design
  • 控制系统的设计和开发
  • 新工厂和新工艺的经济评价
  • Electronics manufacturing
  • 节约能源和开发能源
  • Materials process engineering
  • 现有工艺和产品的改进
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Process safety
  • 研究和开发新工艺和新产品
  • 可持续发展和污染控制

Being in the STEM field means that I can follow my dreams and use my knowledge to help make the world a better place.

Bella Triolet '24 BS in Chemical Engineering

Recent Employers

Our graduates looking to enter the workforce have started their careers at many organizations, including:

  • Alcoa
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Corning Incorporated
  • Dow Chemical
  • Estee Lauder Companies
  • ExxonMobil Corporation
  • 通用动力公司,电船公司
  • Globalfoundries
  • Indium Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Merck
  • Molson Coors Beverage Company
  • Naval Nuclear Laboratory
  • Performance Materials
  • Pfizer
  • Plug Power
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
  • IBM

Graduate Schools

Chemical engineering majors have also gone on to graduate programs at institutions including:

  • Cornell University
  • 麻省理工学院(MIT)
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University at Buffalo
  • 科罗拉多大学博尔德分校
  • 马萨诸塞大学阿姆赫斯特分校
  • University of Virginia
  • Villanova University

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A Love of Math and Science

Julia Barnum '22 combined her love of math and science while pursuing a degree in chemical engineering at Clarkson. She chose Clarkson not only for our rankings and job opportunities but also for the friendly campus environment.

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