Biomedical Engineering, B.S.
Objectives and Outcomes
Biomedical Engineering Program Educational Objectives
Three to five years after graduation from the B.S. in Biomedical Engineering program, graduates will:
- Successfully practice biomedical engineering to serve state and regional industries, hospitals, government agencies, or national and international industries.
- Work professionally in one or more of the following areas: biomedical electronics, medical instrumentation, medical imaging, biomedical signal processing, rehabilitation engineering, neuroengineering, and biomaterials.
- Achieve personal and professional success with awareness and commitment to their ethical and social responsibilities, both as individuals and in team environments.
- Maintain and improve their technical competence through lifelong learning, including entering and succeeding in an advanced degree program in a field such as engineering, science, business, or medicine.
Biomedical Engineering Student Outcomes
- 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
The Biomedical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org