Accreditation & Outcome Reporting

In order to maintain the quality of our engineering & engineering technology programs, the School of Engineering & Technology implements continuous improvement mechanisms including feedback from its industrial advisory board, students, alumni, and others. For transparency purposes, the School also reports key information about its programs. This page specifically includes information about program accreditation including mission, goals, program educational objectives and student outcomes. It also includes the pass rates for the Fundamentals of Engineering national exam.

ABET Accreditation

Computer Engineering

The School of Engineering & Technology’s Computer Engineering bachelor’s degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Electrical Engineering

The School of Engineering & Technology’s Electrical Engineering bachelor’s degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mechanical Engineering

The School of Engineering & Technology’s Mechanical Engineering bachelor’s degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The School of Engineering & Technology’s Manufacturing Engineering Technology bachelor’s degree program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Electrical Engineering Technology

The School of Engineering & Technology’s Electrical Engineering Technology bachelor’s degree program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mission, Goals, Program Educational Objectives & Student Outcomes

Mission

To produce sought-after engineers and engineering technologists with multi-disciplinary competence by providing an academically thorough education that is both foundational and applied, led by faculty and staff dedicated to undergraduate learning.

Goals

  1. Deliver an undergraduate education that is current and provides knowledge and skills to be successful in professional careers or graduate school.
  2. Provide programs that focus on the applications of fundamental principles of engineering, technology, mathematics, science, and computing to benefit society.
  3. Provide courses which incorporate and develop skills in communication, design, ethics, teamwork, technology, and capstone experiences relevant to the students’ degrees.
  4. Provide an education and opportunities for students with diverse abilities to enhance their professional growth and capacity for life-long learning.
  5. Engage in continuous improvement activities through ongoing external and internal reviews
  6. Enable faculty, staff, and students to apply engineering solutions that support regional economic growth and develop intellectual property.
  7. Maintain the School’s viability, productivity, and effectiveness by supporting enrollment, retention, and placement initiatives.
  8. Provide a supportive environment in which faculty, staff, and students are recognized as essential in the realization of the mission.

Program Educational Objectives & Student Outcomes

Computer Engineering, BS

Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years after graduation*, graduates of the Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs are expected to:

I. have applied engineering knowledge and skills to solve problems in their professions.
II. have demonstrated application of design and/or research principles subject to technical, practical, ethical, and other societal constraints.
III. have set professional goals, experienced professional growth, engaged in ongoing professional development and learning activities.
IV. be capable self-learners and make meaningful contributions to society.

*Assuming the graduates pursue jobs and/or advanced studies in fields related to their program.

Program Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs will have:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. 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.
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. an ability to communicate effectively.
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Electrical Engineering, BS

Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years after graduation*, graduates of the Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs are expected to:

I. have applied engineering knowledge and skills to solve problems in their professions.
II. have demonstrated application of design and/or research principles subject to technical, practical, ethical, and other societal constraints.
III. have set professional goals, experienced professional growth, engaged in ongoing professional development and learning activities.
IV. be capable self-learners and make meaningful contributions to society.

*Assuming the graduates pursue jobs and/or advanced studies in fields related to their program.

Program Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs will have:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. 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.
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. an ability to communicate effectively.
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Electrical Engineering Technology, BS and AS

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology and Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs having three or more years of experience:

I. will have demonstrated professional application of technical skills and engineering judgment to solve problems in their profession subject to technical, practical and societal constraints
II. will have set professional goals, experienced professional growth, and be engaged in ongoing professional development and learning activities.
III. will be capable self-learners and make meaningful contributions to society.

Program Student Outcomes, Bachelor degree

By the time of graduation, students will have:

  1. an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;
  2. an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that required the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;
  3. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
  4. an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
  5. an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
  6. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
  7. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  8. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  9. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
  10. a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a society and global context; and
  11. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Program Student Outcomes, Associate degree

By the time of graduation, students will have

  1. an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities;
  2. an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles by extensive practical knowledge;
  3. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments;
  4. an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team;
  5. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems;
  6. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  7. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  8. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity; and
  9. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Manufacturing Engineering Technology, BS and AS

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology and Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs having three or more years of experience:

I. will have demonstrated professional application of technical skills and engineering judgment to solve problems in their profession subject to technical, practical and societal constraints
II. will have set professional goals, experienced professional growth, and be engaged in ongoing professional development and learning activities.
III. will be capable self-learners and make meaningful contributions to society.

Program Student Outcomes, Bachelor degree

By the time of graduation, students will have:

  1. an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;
  2. an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that required the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;
  3. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
  4. an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
  5. an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
  6. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
  7. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  8. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  9. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
  10. a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a society and global context; and
  11. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Program Student Outcomes, Associate degree

By the time of graduation, students will have

  1. an ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities;
  2. an ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles by extensive practical knowledge;
  3. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments;
  4. an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team;
  5. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems;
  6. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  7. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  8. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity; and
  9. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Mechanical Engineering, BS

Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years after graduation*, graduates of the Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs are expected to:

I. have applied engineering knowledge and skills to solve problems in their professions.
II. have demonstrated application of design and/or research principles subject to technical, practical, ethical, and other societal constraints.
III. have set professional goals, experienced professional growth, engaged in ongoing professional development and learning activities.
IV. be capable self-learners and make meaningful contributions to society.

*Assuming the graduates pursue jobs and/or advanced studies in fields related to their program.

Program Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs will have:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. 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.
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. an ability to communicate effectively.
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Enrollment and Graduation by Program

Computer Engineering

  • Academic Year 2018-2019:
    • Enrollment Fall 2018: 18 Full-Time + 1 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2017-2018:
    • Graduates Fall 2017 + Spring & Summer 2018: (3)
    • Enrollment Fall 2017: 18 Full-Time + 2 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2016-2017:
    • Graduates Fall 2016 + Spring & Summer 2017: (4)
    • Enrollment Fall 2016: 25 Full-Time + 1 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2015-2016:
    • Graduates Fall 2015 + Spring & Summer 2016: (6)
    • Enrollment Fall 2015: 23 Full-Time + 1 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2014-2015:
    • Graduates Fall 2014 + Spring & Summer 2015: (2)
    • Enrollment Fall 2014: 17 Full-Time + 0 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2013-2014:
    • Graduates Fall 2013 + Spring & Summer 2014: (4)
    • Enrollment Fall 2013: 19 Full-Time + 0 Part-Time

Electrical Engineering

  • Academic Year 2018-2019:
    • Enrollment Fall 2018: 26 Full-Time + 0 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2017-2018:
    • Graduates Fall 2017 + Spring & Summer 2018: (4)
    • Enrollment Fall 201733 Full-Time + 1 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2016-2017:
    • Graduates Fall 2016 + Spring & Summer 2017: (5)
    • Enrollment Fall 2016: 24 Full-Time + 2 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2015-2016:
    • Graduates Fall 2015 + Spring & Summer 2016: (3)
    • Enrollment Fall 2015: 22 Full-Time + 1 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2014-2015:
    • Graduates Fall 2014 + Spring & Summer 2015: (1)
    • Enrollment Fall 2014: 21 Full-Time + 3 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2013-2014:
    • Graduates Fall 2013 + Spring & Summer 2014: (11)
    • Enrollment Fall 2013: 26 Full-Time + 3 Part-Time

Electrical Engineering Technology

  • Academic Year 2018-2019:
    • Enrollment Fall 2018: 11 Full-Time + 0 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2017-2018:
    • Graduates Fall 2017 + Spring & Summer 2018: (1)
    • Enrollment Fall 2017: 4 Full-Time + 1 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2016-2017:
    • Graduates Fall 2016 + Spring & Summer 2017: (5)
    • Enrollment Fall 2016: 11 Full-Time + 0 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2015-2016:
    • Graduates Fall 2015 + Spring & Summer 2016: (1)
    • Enrollment Fall 2015: 17
  • Academic Year 2014-2015:
    • Graduates Fall 2014 + Spring & Summer 2015: (2)
    • Enrollment Fall 2014: 14
  • Academic Year 2013-2014:
    • Graduates Fall 2013 + Spring & Summer 2014: (0)
    • Enrollment Fall 2013: 13

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Academic Year 2018-2019:
    • Enrollment Fall 2018: 21 Full-Time + 2 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2017-2018:
    • Graduates Fall 2017 + Spring & Summer 2018: (7)
    • Enrollment Fall 2017: 23 Full-Time + 4 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2016-2017:
    • Graduates Fall 2016 + Spring & Summer 2017: (10)
    • Enrollment Fall 2016: 30 Full-Time + 5 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2015-2016:
    • Graduates Fall 2015 + Spring & Summer 2016: (6)
    • Enrollment Fall 2015: 39
  • Academic Year 2014-2015:
    • Graduates Fall 2014 + Spring & Summer 2015: (4)
    • Enrollment Fall 2014: 30
  • Academic Year 2013-2014:
    • Graduates Fall 2013 + Spring & Summer 2014: (2)
    • Enrollment Fall 2013: 21

Mechanical Engineering

  • Academic Year 2018-2019:
    • Enrollment Fall 2018: 90 Full-Time + 6 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2017-2018:
    • Graduates Fall 2017 + Spring & Summer 2018: (15)
    • Enrollment Fall 2017: 84 Full-Time + 8 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2016-2017:
    • Graduates Fall 2016 + Spring & Summer 2017: (18)
    • Enrollment Fall 2016: 93 Full-Time + 6 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2015-2016:
    • Graduates Fall 2015 + Spring & Summer 2016: (5)
    • Enrollment Fall 2015: 86 Full-Time + 8 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2014-2015:
    • Graduates Fall 2014 + Spring & Summer 2015: (6)
    • Enrollment Fall 2014: 87 Full-Time + 4 Part-Time
  • Academic Year 2013-2014:
    • Graduates Fall 2013 + Spring & Summer 2014: (13)
    • Enrollment Fall 2013: 84 Full-Time + 6 Part-Time

Robotics Engineering

  • Academic Year 2018-2019:
    • Graduates Fall 2018 + Spring & Summer 2019: (0)
    • Enrollment Fall 2018: 2 Full-Time + 0 Part-Time

National Exam Eligibility & Pass Rates

Fundamentals of Engineering National Exam – Eligible Programs:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Pass Rates:

Exam Pass Rates
Date Discipline Examinees Passed
2010-2017
Summary 44 42 (~95%)
Jan-Jun 2017
Electrical – Electrical and Computer 1 0
Jan- Jun 2016
Mechanical – Mechanical 1 1
June-Nov 2015
Electrical – Electrical and Computer 1 1
October 2014
Undergraduate – Electrical Engineering 2 2
April 2014
Undergraduate – Electrical & Computer Engineering 1 1
Undergraduate – Mechanical Engineering: Other 1 1
April 2013
Undergraduate – Electrical Engineering 3 3
Undergraduate – Mechanical Engineering 2 1
Graduate – Electrical Engineering 1 1
April 2012
Undergraduate – Electrical Engineering 1 1
Undergraduate – Mechanical 5 5
Undergraduate – Other 2 2
Other Graduate – Other 1 1
Other Graduate – Mechanical Engineering 1 1
ME Graduate – Mechanical Engineering 1 1
October 2011
Undergraduate – Electrical Engineering 1 1
April 2011
Undergraduate – Electrical Engineering 4 4
Undergraduate – Mechanical Engineering 5 5
Undergraduate – Other 2 2
Graduate – Other 1 1
Other Graduate – Mechanical Engineering 1 1
ME Graduate – Mechanical Engineering 1 1
April 2010
Undergraduate – Computer Engineering / Electrical Engineering 1 1
Undergraduate – Electrical Engineering 1 1
Undergraduate – Mechanical Engineering 2 2
Undergraduate – Mechanical Engineering / Other 1 1

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