ABET Accreditation

ABET Information

The Robotics Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org  

Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Robotics Engineering program are expected to:
     1. Successfully
         a. attain professional careers in robotics and related industries, academia, and government;
         b. expand human knowledge through research and development; and/or
         c. develop entrepreneurial engineering activities.
     2. Engage in life-long and continuous learning, including advanced degrees.
     3. Exert technical leadership over multi-disciplinary projects and teams.
     4. Contribute as responsible professionals through community service, mentoring, instructing, and
         guiding their professions in ethical directions.
     5. Communicate effectively to professional and business colleagues, and the public.

Program Outcomes

Graduating students will have:

  • an ability to apply broad knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,
  • an ability to design a robotic system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability,
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams,
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,
  • an ability to communicate effectively,
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues, and
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Student Enrollment Data

Click here for Engineering student enrollment and graduate data on each program (reference pages 21, 31 and 36).

 
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