Statement of Accreditation
The Bachelor of Science degree program in Materials Science and Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


ABET Program Outcomes and Objectives

Program Educational Objectives
i.  Graduates will successfully enter and complete graduate and professional degree programs.
ii.  Graduates will assume leadership positions in materials science related industries.
iii. Graduates will take an active part in professional organizations.


Educational Goals

  • Graduates will work in an environment that requires problem solving skills.
  • Graduates will be proficient in written, graphical, and oral communications.


Student Outcomes

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. 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
  4. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. an ability to communicate effectively
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will understand the interrelationships among processing, structure, and properties of a wide range of engineering materials, and how these factors together control the materials performance.
  2. Graduates will be able to carry out laboratory experiments, analyze data, and interpret the significance of their results, especially with respect to the processing of engineering materials and characterization of their engineering properties.
  3. Graduates will be proficient in the oral, written, and electronic communication of their ideas.
  4. Graduates will be proficient in the use of computer technology and computer-based information systems.
  5. Graduates will be able to function effectively in groups of peers and independently.
  6. Graduates will be informed of the impact of engineering on society and of the professional, ethical, safety, and environmental responsibilities that that entails.
  7. Graduates will regard professional development and education as processes that should continue hand-in-hand throughout their academic and professional careers.