ABET Accreditation

 

Civil Engineering

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate Civil Engineering Program prepares graduates to achieve the following educational objectives during the first 5 to 15 years of their professional careers:

  • Be entrusted by society to create a sustainable and resilient world and enhance the global quality of life through the practice of civil engineering.
  • Serve others competently, collaboratively, and ethically as either engineering designers, managers, or leaders in the public or private sectors.
  • Demonstrate mastery and leadership as builders, planners, environmental stewards, innovators, and advocates for public health, safety, and welfare.
  • Obtain licensing as professional engineers.

The Civil Engineering program will equip students to demonstrate:

  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.
  8. an understanding of professional practice issues and an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of public institutions and private organizations pertaining to public policy and regulations
  9. an understanding of basic concepts in project management, business, and leadership.

 

Computer Engineering

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

From the department mission statement we have derived the following specific objectives for the BS CpE program. These are to be met by graduates within a few years after graduation. The objectives are to produce graduates who:

  • Have a broad knowledge and a wide range of interests, and are valuable members of their general community.
  • Be productive professionals in an information technology discipline, or
  • Be pursuing or will have pursued graduate or professional degrees, or
  • Become successful entrepreneurs or managers, and
  • Take a leadership role in their chosen fields.

Undergraduate Student Outcomes

The computer engineering undergraduate student outcomes as related to the above educational objectives are as follows:

All graduates of the computer engineering program are expected to have:

  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.
 

 

Computer Science

From the department mission statement we have derived the following specific objectives for the BS CS program. These are to be met by graduates within a few years after graduation. The objectives are to produce graduates who:

  • Are productive professionals in some information technology discipline.
  • Are pursuing (have pursued) graduate or professional degrees.
  • Become successful entrepreneurs and managers.
  • Have a broad knowledge and wide range of interests.
  • Are valuable members of their general community.
  • Take a leadership role in their chosen field.

The BS CS degree program has been structured to ensure that the outcomes which follow are met by all graduates at the time of their graduation. All graduates will possess an ability to:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  6. Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.


 

Electrical Engineering

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives
From the department mission statement we have derived the following specific objectives for the BS EE program. These are to be met by graduates within a few years after graduation. The objectives are to produce graduates who will:

  • Be successful in understanding, formulating, analyzing and solving a variety of electrical engineering problems
  • Be successful in designing a variety of engineering systems, products or experiments
  • Be successful in careers and/or graduate study in engineering or other areas such as, business, medicine and law
  • Have the ability to assume leadership and entrepreneurial positions
  • Successfully function and communicate effectively, both individually and in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Understand the importance of lifelong learning, ethics and professional accountability

Undergraduate Student Outcomes

The electrical engineering undergraduate program outcomes as related to the above educational objectives are as follows:
All graduates of the electrical engineering program are expected to have:

  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
 

 

Environmental Engineering

The undergraduate Environmental Engineering Program prepares graduates to achieve the following educational objectives during the first 5 to 15 years of their professional careers:

  • Be entrusted by society to create a sustainable and resilient world and enhance the global quality of life through the practice of environmental engineering.
  • Serve others competently, collaboratively, and ethically as either engineering designers, managers, or leaders in the public or private sectors.
  • Demonstrate mastery and leadership as builders, planners, environmental stewards, innovators, and advocates for public health, safety, and welfare.
  • Obtain licensing as professional engineers.

The Environmental Engineering program will equip students to demonstrate:

  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
  8. an understanding of professional practice issues and an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of public institutions and private organizations pertaining to public policy and regulations.
  9. an understanding of basic concepts in project management, business, and leadership.
 

 

Mechanical Engineering

From the department mission statement we have derived the following specific objectives for the Mechanical Engineering program. The objectives are to produce graduates such that:

  • Our graduates will be innovative problem solvers and critical thinkers addressing technical and societal issues.
  • Our graduates will embrace professional development and lifelong learning relevant to their careers.
  • Our graduates will have entrepreneurial and leadership roles in industry, government, and academia.

Through the Mechanical Engineering program students will be able to demonstrate:

  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.
 
  Civil
Engineering
Computer
Engineering

Computer
Science (B.S.)

Electrical
Engineering
Environmental
Engineering

Mechanical
Engineering
Fall 2016 44 17 122 83 22 224
 Spring 2017
46 18 125 88 26 238
Fall 2017  42 15 113 72 21 224
Spring 2018  53 13 129 80 27 232
 Fall 2018 36 16 126 59 23 173
Spring 2019 37 13 101 64 18 169
Fall 2019 39 9 123 64 22 149
Spring 2020 45 12 149 61 21 166
Fall 2020 37 12 139 45 18 124

Civil
Engineering

Computer
Engineering

Computer
Science (B.S.)

Electrical
Engineering
Environmental
Engineering

Mechanical
Engineering
B.S. degrees awarded Fall 2013 - August 2014 24  4 22 23 16 67
B.S. degrees awarded Fall 2014 - August 2015 17 5 34 30 14 75
B.S. degrees awarded Fall 2015 - August 2016 15 5 31 21 9 58
 B.S. degrees awarded Fall 2016 - August 2017
14 5 33 25 10 66
 B.S. degrees awarded Fall 2017 - August 2018  17 2 38 26 6 81
B.S. degrees awarded Fall 2018 - August 2019  13 7 44 25 12 62
B.S. degrees awarded Fall 2019 - August 2020  19 3 33 23 11 74