The Nuclear Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
The department recognizes the following ABET engineering accreditation commission outcomes as its student outcomes. At the time of graduation, it is expected that each student has demonstrated the following:
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 lifelong learning;
j) A knowledge of contemporary issues; and
k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Educational Objectives (PEOs)
- Graduates who enter professional practice will demonstrate progression toward positions of technical responsibility or leadership in their discipline.
- Graduates who pursue full-time graduate or advanced professional study will successfully complete their programs of study in their discipline.
- Graduates will continue professional development practices that enable them to remain competent in the ever-expanding discipline of nuclear engineering.