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Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

Chemical Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Engineering


  • Oxford
  • Major
  • On Campus

Integrate Engineering and Public Needs

You’ll learn to analyze, design, and synthesize products and processes in a variety of areas, such as chemical and petrochemical processes, pharmaceuticals, environmental processes, biotechnology/bioengineering, and pulp and paper processes. You’ll learn the skills to lead interdisciplinary teams and provide practical solutions.

Contact Info

Keith Hohn, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor

Department of Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering

Engineering Building 64, 650 E. High St., Oxford, OH 45056


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Curriculum and Courses

Students take foundational courses in chemistry, mathematics, physics, and engineering sciences; complete a technical concentration in Biochemical Engineering, General Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Paper Science with more advanced courses in those areas; and conclude their studies with a year-long capstone design experience. The technical courses are complemented by completing the Global Miami Plan for Liberal Education.

Career Options

Among the highest-paid engineers, chemical engineers are employed in such industries as biotechnology and biomedicine, electronics, food processing, environmental protection, paper, petroleum refining, and synthetic fibers.

Additional Opportunities

Students can study abroad, perform research, and join various student organizations.

  • Students on study abroad experience

    Study Abroad

    Study abroad is a great way to improve your understanding of the global nature of today’s economy, politics, and cultures. You can take engineering courses during a study abroad tour with a CPB faculty.

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  • Student and instructor doing research

    Undergraduate Research

    As an undergraduate student you will have opportunities to conduct research in various areas, such as water purification, catalysis, paper making, material science, etc.

    Get involved in Undergraduate Research
  • Students making paper

    Paper Science and Engineering Foundation

    Unique minor in paper engineering provides scholarships, internships, and full-time employment.

    Learn More About PSEF

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 40+% of graduating seniors engaged in study-abroad experiences

    Miami University Data

  • 70+% of graduating seniors conducted undergraduate research

    Miami University Data

  • 42% of CPB students are female

    Miami University Data

Admission and Aid

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