Engineering Fundamentals

Accreditation and Educational Objectives for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE)

ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

BSE Program Educational Objectives

Bachelor of Science in Engineering graduates are prepared to accomplish the following objectives:

  1. Join, or break ground in establishing a workforce in an emerging or blended discipline of engineering; and
  2. Secure employment in a profession or field for which an undergraduate engineering education is an asset; or
  3. Gain admission to and successfully complete a graduate program in an engineering discipline or in another field for which an engineering undergraduate degree is recognized as appropriate preparation for graduate work.

Student Outcomes

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.