What is ABET?
Program Educational Objectives
Within a few years of graduation, Biosystems Engineering program graduates will become top professionals, managers or leaders in a wide variety of industries and organizations involved with biosystems engineering, where they apply discovery, problem-solving, and leadership skills for the benefit of their organization and the society at large.
Our Continuous Curricular Improvement Process
We work with members of our graduate advisory committee to determine the expectations of industry for our students upon graduation. Assessment is used to evaluate whether students have achieved these expectations and inform our curricular improvement process.
Recent Graduating Classes
- 2019 - 2020: 130 students
- 2018 – 2019: 18 students
- 2017 – 2018: 19 students
- 2016 – 2017: 9 students
- 2015 – 2016: 19 students
- 2014 – 2015: 17 students
- 2013 – 2014: 29 students
- 2012 – 2013: 40 student
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
- 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
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- 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
- 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
- An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
- An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.