ABET

About ABET

ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that accredits college and university programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET accredits over 3,100 programs at more than 660 colleges and universities in 24 countries. ABET provides specialized, programmatic accreditation that evaluates an individual program of study, rather than evaluating an institution as a whole.

ABET accreditation, which is voluntary and achieved through a peer review process, provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which the program prepares its students.

ABET is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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Systems Engineering and Design and Industrial Engineering Degree Objectives

To prepare students for successful career by training them to:

  1. Successfully enter the engineering profession as practitioners and/or consultants with companies and organizations in diverse areas of commerce, industry or government; or pursue graduate or professional degrees.
  2. Advance to leadership positions.
  3. Engage in continuing education and professional development.
  4. Participate in and contribute to professional societies and community services.

Systems Engineering and Design and Industrial Engineering Degree Outcomes

Graduates should 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 ability to engage in life-long learning
j. A knowledge of contemporary issues
k. An ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Undergraduate Program Enrollment and Graduation Rates*

 

General Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Total

Enrolled

223

274

562

Graduated

65

81

146

*2016