Accreditation

Bioengineering Undergraduate Program

Accreditation

The College graduated the first cohort of seniors in the Spring 2016. The College will seek retroactive accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commision of ABET, www.abet.org during the 2017-2018 accreditation review.   

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Experience success in a variety of Bioengineering-related postgraduate environments or other diverse areas that require technical and/or professional skills.
  2. Pursue professional development through life-long learning, including continuing or advanced education, relevant to their career path.
  3. Be able to effectively communicate, both orally and written, in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Student Outcomes

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, 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.

In addition to the college wide student outcomes (A-K), the Department of Bioengineering has discipline specific outcomes as suggested by ABET.

Enrollment Data and Graduation Data:

Enrollment, Fall 2016:

Ph.D. - 27
M.S. Degree - 15
B.S. Degree - 264

Graduates for the Academic Year 2015-16 (December, May, July):

Ph.D. - 5
M.S. Degree - 10
B.S. Degree - 11