ABET Accreditation

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The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biomedical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET (www.abet.org), (415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201; 410-347-7700)


Educational Objectives for the Biomedical Engineering Program

  1. Successfully practice biomedical engineering to serve healthcare institutions, academia, and industry at regional, state, national and international levels
  2. Work professionally in one or more of the following areas: biomedical instrumentation, biomechanics, biomaterials, biotechnology, biocomputing and medicine.
  3. Achieve personal and professional success with commitment to ethical and social responsibility, both as individuals and in team environments.
  4. Engage in lifelong learning, including entering and succeeding in an advanced degree program in a field such as engineering, science, medicine and business.


ABET Outcomes for the Biomedical Engineering Program

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science with a major in Biomedical Engineering program, students will be able to achieve the following outcomes:

  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.


Constituencies of the Biomedical Engineering Program

Our program constituencies are

  • students: current, as well as alumni
  • faculty, and
  • industry (particularly in the North Texas region) represented primarily by our departmental Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) and in general by the College of Engineering Advisory Board (CEAB).


Undergraduate Enrollment and Graduation

Fall 2022 enrollment: 324; Graduation: 45