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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 in providing services and developing technologies and products to improve human health
  • Our graduates will have a breadth and depth of opportunities, both academic and extracurricular, to enable them to develop their leadership and collaboration skills, especially the ability to communicate effectively
  • Through a variety of opportunities including senior project, mentored research and co-ops 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 2016/17:   72
Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering degrees awarded in 2014/15:  12