ABET Accreditation

The B.S. program in Biomedical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org


Enrollment and Graduating Numbers (2017)

Undergraduate Program Enrollment (Fall 2017): 290
Degrees Awarded (2017-2018 Academic Year): 43

Program Educational Objectives

The program educational objectives for the undergraduate biomedical engineering program are that our graduates will:
  1. Contribute to biomedical and/or related fields, such as other engineering areas, medicine-related areas, business or law, through employment, graduate school (in engineering or life sciences) or professional school (in health care, law or business).
  2. Effectively facilitate the interaction of multidisciplinary teams.
  3. Demonstrate leadership in their chosen field.
Learning Outcomes
 
The student learning outcomes for the undergraduate biomedical engineering program are:
  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

  3. 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

  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

  7. an ability to communicate effectively

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

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

  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues

  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.