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The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in biological engineering at the University of Idaho is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Learn and Integrate: Graduates will demonstrate increasing responsibility and leadership in teams that identify, formulate, and solve contemporary biological engineering problems.
  2. Think and Create: Graduates will demonstrate ability to apply and broaden their skillsets to design systems, components and processes to address engineering problems for a changing world.
  3. Communicate: Graduates will demonstrate ability to effectively communicate professional content in appropriate formats with team members and stakeholders.
  4. Clarify Purpose and Perspective: Graduates will demonstrate increasing awareness of professional and ethical responsibilities, and engage in life-long learning.
  5. Practice Citizenship: Graduates will demonstrate increasing engagement with local, national and global communities to improve human health and safety, and protect the environment.

Biological Engineering Student Outcomes

Students will have:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics
  2. 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
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Enrollment data for the Department of Biological Engineering.
Degree level — Degree Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019
Bachelors — B.S. 61 61 55 66 79  81
Masters — M.Engr. & M.S. 6 7 8 6 7  6
Doctorate — Ph.D. 5 5 5 6 6  10
Degrees awarded by the Department of Biological Engineering.
Degree level 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18  2018-19
Bachelors 16 6 15 8 12  6
Masters 4 1 2 6 1  3
Doctoral 0 1 1 1 2  1

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Engineering/Physics Building

Mailing Address:

Biological Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0904
Moscow, ID 83844-0904

Phone: 208-885-6182

Fax: 208-885-7908


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