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ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the commission’s General Criteria and Program Criteria for Materials, Metallurgical, Ceramics and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.

Program Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the Materials Engineering Undergraduate Program are for our graduates to be functioning professionals who:

  1. Graduates will be able to solve a wide range of materials-related problems at the regional, national, and international levels.
  2. Graduates will advance and lead in materials engineering or related professional positions.
  3. Graduates will continue to develop intellectually and professionally and serve the materials engineering professional community and beyond.
  4. Graduates will apply sustainability principles to provide improved engineering solutions for society.

Student Outcomes

Upon completion of the BS in Materials Engineering degree program, our graduates will 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.