The Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Aerospace Engineering and Similarly Named Programs Criteria.
Aerospace Engineering Program Educational Objectives
The program educational objectives of the aerospace engineering undergraduate program are to ensure that within a few years of graduation:
- Graduates will meet or exceed the expectations of employers of aerospace engineers.
- Qualified graduates will continue their professional development by pursuing advanced study if they so desire.
Aerospace Engineering Student Outcomes
The faculty have adopted the engineering criteria (1) – (7) student outcomes, namely:
- 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