ABET Accredation at BAE

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

Within the first five years following graduation, NC State’s Biological Engineering graduates will:

  1. Excel in their careers or in graduate school by applying their knowledge of engineering principles, processes, and procedures;
  2. Practice engineering professionally and ethically;
  3. Communicate effectively in a professional environment; and
  4. Be engaged in life-long learning and professional development.

Student Outcomes:

Upon graduation, the Biological Engineering program alumni will demonstrate:

(a)   an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;

(b)   an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;

(c)   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;

(d)   an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;

(e)   an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;

(f)    an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;

(g)   an ability to communicate effectively;

(h)   the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;

(i)     a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;

(j)     a knowledge of contemporary issues; and

(k)   an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Enrollment and Graduation Data:

  • 2015-2016 – 193 enrolled/54 graduates
  • 2014-2015 – 231 enrolled/58 graduates
  • 2013-2014 – 235 enrolled/51 graduates
  • 2012-2013 – 244 enrolled/54 graduates
  • 2011-2012 – 233 enrolled/58 graduates