Our curriculum provides students with the chemical engineering fundamentals, while offering options to specialize in six areas. Our curriculum provides students with the chemical engineering fundamentals, while offering options to specialize in six areas.

Undergraduate Study

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University offers the following ABET-accredited undergraduate degree:

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

We also offer the following study options for undergraduates:

Combined BS/MS Degree

Minor in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

Research Opportunities

When undergraduate students conduct research in our department, it provides them with hands-on experience in modern laboratories or computational methods. It also allows students to develop in-depth knowledge in a particular field in which they’re interested, and it can provide them with a glimpse at what awaits them in pursing graduate study.

Learn more about undergraduate research in this department
Learn more about undergraduate research at McCormick