Bioengineering Program Educational Objectives, Student Outcomes and Current Major Count
Bioengineering Program Educational Objectives
The Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering is offered by the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science. Within a few years of graduating, Pacific graduates are expected to achieve one or more of the following Program Educational Objectives:
- Our graduates will have a thorough foundation in engineering, and relevant knowledge of life sciences and ethical issues, that enables successful careers in bioengineering in providing services and developing technologies to improve human health.
- Our graduates willl have a breadth and depth of opportunities, both academic and extracurricular, to enable them to develop their leadership skills, including the ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences.
- Through a variety of opportunities including senior project, lab work and/or co-op in industry, government or academia, our graduates are well prepared to continue to acquire practical skills and experience.
- Our graduates will be qualified to practice as an engineer and/or pursue advanced study in bioengineering and related fields (e.g. MS, Ph.D., MD, DDS).
Bioengineering Student Outcomes
Upon graduation, graduates will have:
- An ability to apply math, science and engineering
- An ability to design, conduct experiments and analyze, interpret data
- An ability to design to meet desired needs
- An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
- An ability to understand professional and ethical responsibility
- An ability to communicate effectively
- An ability to understand the impact of engineering in a global, economic, environmental and societal context
- An ability to engage in life-long learning
- A knowledge of contemporary issues
- An ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
- An ability to apply engineering principles to life sciences
Bioengineering Program Major Count
Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering major count in 2012-2013: 61
Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering degrees awarded in 2012-2013: 11