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, http://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
- Learn and Integrate: Graduates will be proficient engineering problem solvers capable of identifying, formulating, and solving engineering problems by applying their knowledge of mathematics, engineering, and appropriate biological, chemical, natural resources and/or agricultural topics.
- Think and Create: Graduates will be effective engineers who can apply their skills to design systems, components and processes to solve engineering problems for an ever-changing world.
- Communicate: Graduates will be effective written and verbal communicators, and productive team members.
- Clarify Purpose and Perspective: Graduates will have a strong professional identity with a keen awareness of their professional and ethical responsibility, and practice lifelong learning.
- Practice Citizenship: Graduates will design for advancement and sustainability of their local, national and global communities protecting human health and safety, and practicing environmental stewardship.
Biological Engineering Student Outcomes
Students will have:
- 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
|Degree level — Degree||Fall 2014||Fall 2015||Fall 2016||Fall 2017||Fall 2018|
|Bachelors — B.S.||61||61||55||66||79|
|Masters — M.Engr. & M.S.||6||7||8||6||7|
|Doctorate — Ph.D.||5||5||5||6||6|