College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering

ABET Accreditation

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


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 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

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