Paper Science Engineering

The NC State Paper Science Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Below you will find the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs), student learning outcomes, and recent enrollment and graduation information.


Within a few years after graduation, alumni of the Paper Science & Engineering Program at NC State University will be:

  1. Effective engineers and leaders in the paper, chemical process, and related industries;
  2. Professionals who act in a safe and ethical manner;
  3. Lifelong learners who pursue opportunities to continue their education.

Learning Outcomes

A1.  An ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics.

A2.  An ability to apply a knowledge of science and engineering

B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

C. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

D. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

E. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

G. An ability to communicate effectively.

H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

J. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Fall 2015 Undergraduate Enrollment 179
2014 – 2015 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded 21