ABET Accreditation: E&IT Degree Programs

The Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET) is a nonprofit organization which provides assurance the program of study meets standards established by industry.


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. Graduates will have a strong foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and hands-on experience to be equipped with critical thinking skills, an appreciation for teamwork, and effective communication skills required for engineering technicians.
  2. Graduates will meet or exceed standards for engineering technicians with technical service firms in local or regional industries or governmental agencies.
  3. Graduates will recognize the importance of professional development, continued learning, and service to the local and global communities and will engage in discipline-specific organizations that foster these opportunities.

Student Outcomes (SOs)

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results; and
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.


Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.