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,


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

BS 946 204
MS 111 87
PhD 60 9
Total 1,117 300

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