Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree in Biosystems Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, under criteria for biological engineering and similarly named programs.

Current enrollment (2016) – 135 students

Recent Graduating Classes:

  • 2010-2011 – 13 students
  • 2011-2012 – 16 students
  • 2012-2013 – 40 students
  • 2013-2014 – 29 students
  • 2014-2015 – 17 students
  • 2015-2016 – 19 students
  • 2016 – 9 students

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) for the Biosystems Engineering (BAE) Undergraduate Degree Program at Oklahoma State University.

Within a few years of graduation, Biosystems Engineering program graduates will become top professionals, managers or leaders in a wide variety of industries and organizations involved with biosystems engineering, where they apply discovery, problem solving, and leadership skills for the benefit of their organization and the society at large.

Student Outcomes

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering. (ABET criterion 3.a.)
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data. (ABET criterion 3.b.)
  • 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. (ABET criterion 3.c.)
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams. (ABET criterion 3.d.)
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems. (ABET criterion 3.e.)
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. (ABET criterion 3.f.)
  • An ability to communicate effectively. (ABET criterion 3.g.)
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context. (ABET criterion 3.h.)
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning. (ABET criterion 3.i.)
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues. (ABET criterion 3.j.)
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. (ABET criterion 3.k.)

 

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