Accreditation

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Mission

To create a meaningful, fundamental and rigorous engineering educational experience so that our graduates are self-learning professionals who can compete in a global marketplace.

The University of Houston BSME program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

Program Educational Objectives

To produce graduates who are able to secure, to maintain and to change professional employment or gain placement in post-graduate education, if and when desired.

 

Student Outcomes

To expect all BSME graduates to have:

  • an ability to apply 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 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 multidisciplinary 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;
  • knowledge of contemporary issues;
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;

 

Student Enrollment/Degrees Awarded

Degree STUDENT ENROLLMENT FALL 2017 Degrees Awarded ACADEMIC YEAR 2017
BS 964 148
MS 211 98
PhD 115 18
Total 1,290 264

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