Program Educational Objectives & Student Outcomes


Program Objectives for Biosystems

The educational objectives of the BSEN undergraduate program is to produce graduates who will:

  • Utilize systems approach as a result of their biosystems engineering training to identify, develop and implement resilient, safe and practical solutions to current and future societal challenges especially those associated with food, water, energy, environment and health.
  • Provide leadership in professional, societal and global issues; make progress towards achieving professional registration and other appropriate certifications; collaborate with other professionals, and evolve into other careers such as management, research and business.

The Biosystems Engineering degree program promotes the competencies and abilities, within the context defined by the Biosystems Engineering program objectives, that allow students to:

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  • Design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data;
  • Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs;
  • Function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibility;
  • Communicate effectively;
  • Gain a broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context;
  • Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  • Gain knowledge of contemporary issues; and
  • Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Last Updated: 6/15/18 10:01 AM