ABET Accreditation - Materials Science and Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering Program Educational Objectives
Within three to five years of obtaining a bachelor's degree in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno, a graduate is expected to achieve the following:
- Foundation skills: Graduates will be able to demonstrate Materials Science and Engineering competence to successfully solve contemporary, real-world problems.
- Knowledge: Graduates will be prepared to engage in lifelong learning to discover, develop and apply their skills to address the needs of the future.
- Engagement: Graduates will engage in solving socially relevant problems to improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the community.
Materials Science and Engineering Student Learning Outcomes
Students will have
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
- 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
- an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- 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
- 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
- an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
- an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
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