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ABET Accreditation

The Nuclear Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Student Outcomes

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.


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