Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

The Biomedical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Program Educational Objectives
A BS degree in BME should prepare students to:
1) Be successfully engaged in their chosen career through engineering practice, academic or clinical research, healthcare, education, service, or related activities, or through pursuit of graduate or professional degrees; and
2) Contribute effectively to society through responsible professional practice, fostering of cross-disciplinary collaboration, generation of innovative solutions to problems, and continuous pursuit of knowledge for personal and technological advancement.
 
Student Outcomes
Our teaching is designed to impart a strong foundation in mathematics, life and physical sciences,  and engineering, as well as knowledge of contemporary issues at the forefront of biomedical engineering research. Students completing the program will have:
(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