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B.S.Ch.E. in Chemical Engineering

Use scientific principles to use, produce, transform, and transport chemicals, materials, and energy

The Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Mississippi opens doors to exciting careers in petrochemicals, manufacturing, oil and gas, biomedical and biotech, environmental, and aerospace.

Key Benefits

Chemical Engineering at Ole Miss provides students with the skills needed for success. In addition to a great technical foundation, the program places great emphasis on teamwork, conflict resolution, presentation, and writing.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates from the University of Mississippi's Chemical Engineering program work for top oil companies, engineering consulting firms, world-wide manufacturing groups, and government agencies, including NASA. It also paves the way to top graduate programs including medicine, engineering, business, dental, and law schools.

Experiences Offered

Students participate in cutting-edge research at the university and through internships. The University of Mississippi prepares students with the technical and soft skills needed to work in multiple industries.


B.S.Ch.E. in Chemical Engineering Faculty

The Chemical Engineering faculty at Ole Miss come from diverse backgrounds and their research includes biomedical and pharmaceutical applications, nanomaterials, industrial coatings, energy, physical acoustics, and low-energy separations.

John H O'Haver
Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering
Adam Eugene Smith
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Director of General Engineering and Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

Alternatives for 300-level technical electives: Chem 222, Manf 253, Manf 254, the combination of Bisc 160, 161, 162, and 163. In the case of the Bisc 160-163 series, the student must take all 8 credits to fulfill the requirement for one 3-credit technical elective. A maximum of 3 credits of Ch E 330 may be used to satisfy one of the technical elective requirements.

Freshmen may directly enroll in B.S.Ch.E. with an ACT Math score of at least 24 (or SAT equiv) or 3.2 high school core GPA. Students transferring to the program from other majors or other institutions must have 2.25 cumulative GPA as well as 24 ACT Math score or 76 ALEKS math placement score or B in MATH 125 or higher math class.

Annie McClellan

Annie McClellan earned a master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Mississippi. Before starting her career with Exxon Mobil, Annie took part in Bike & Build, a 4200 mile cross-country trip to raise money and awareness for affordable housing.