Chemical engineers play an important part in the economy, with Texas, especially the area around Houston, being the No. 1 employer in the US. There is an abundance of chemical engineering positions for graduates with a growing job potential. Other employment opportunities lie in the food and agriculture, pharmaceutical, health and environmental sectors.
Join the chemical engineering program at UST and learn to apply the principles of chemistry, physics, and engineering to design chemical plant equipment and develop chemical processes for manufacturing a variety of products such as fuel, chemicals, drugs and food.
UST’s Chemical Engineering degree will give you a strong foundation in general engineering and other STEM subjects as well as knowledge in specialized upper division classes, for example Transport Phenomena, Chemical Processes, Kinetics and Reactor Design. Various electives will allow you to tailor the curriculum to your desired career goals. Enjoy an array of opportunities – from traditional classroom and laboratory settings, hands -on -research, design experiences and internship opportunities.