Educational Objectives & the Student Learning Outcome
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biosystems Engineering (BE) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
The Educational Objectives of the Biosystems Engineering (BE) B.S. Program at the University of Arizona are to produce graduates:
- Who are effective engineers within natural resources and biotechnology related industries; and
- Who have the foundation to perform and lead engineering projects and make significant contributions; or
- Who are enrolled in an advanced engineering or medical or other professional degree program and are successful in those.
The Biosystems Engineering Learning Outcomes are defined as a combination of knowledge and skills that a Biosytems Engineering (BE) student is expected to attain at the time of graduation. Thus, a B.S. Biosystems Engineering graduate, at the time of graduation:
- Can apply mathematics, science, and engineering principles to solve problems.
- Can design and conduct experiments and analyze and interpret data.
- Can design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints.
- Can function on multidisciplinary teams.
- Can identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- Has an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- Can communicate effectively.
- Has the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
- Recognize the need for and the ability to engage in lifelong learning.
- Has a knowledge of relevant contemporary issues.
- Can use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practices.
UA Academic Program Review Assement for BE: http://assessment.arizona.edu/ag/agricultural_biosystems/undergrad