ABET Accreditation

All Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering at Syracuse University are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, and the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mission Statement

The mission of the College is to promote learning in engineering and computer science through integrated activities in teaching, research, scholarship, creative accomplishments, and service.

Vision Statement

The College’s vision is to earn recognition among student-centered research universities for engineering and computer science programs that prepare leaders for a high-technology, knowledge-based, global community.

The vision for Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is to become a distinct student-centered research university model for engineering and computer science education. Features of this model include:

  • the commitment that all programs relate directly to students and their learning experiences;
  • the commitment that research is an integral element of the learning environment;
  • the flexibility for students to pursue the diversity of learning opportunities available in a broad university setting; and
  • the commitment to world-class quality in courses and programs.

Enrollment & Graduation Data, Program Educational Objectives, Student Outcomes

  • B.S. in Aerospace Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 156 FT & 5 PT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 30 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives

    • Apply the physical, mathematical and engineering sciences to professional practice or to advanced study in aerospace engineering or related fields.
    • Be cognizant of societal context and ethical responsibility in professional practice.
    • Function productively on teams and communicate ideas to both technical and non- technical audiences.
    • Be innovative and adaptable in an increasingly diverse and global environment.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
    12. An ability to apply knowledge of aerodynamics, structures, propulsion, flight mechanics and orbital mechanics in the analysis of aerospace vehicles
  • B.S. in Bioengineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 181 FT & 4 PT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 51 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives

    • Graduates will have mastered engineering and biological fundamentals and be able to apply critical thinking to solve problems at the interface of science or medicine and engineering.
    • Graduates will have a broad education that develops their ability to make informed and ethical decisions and understand the engineer’s role in society.
    • Graduates will be able to effectively communicate their work and ideas.
    • Graduates will be prepared to be successful in biomedical industry and postgraduate education in engineering, science, or professional studies.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
    12. An understanding of biology and physiology, and the capability to apply advanced mathematics (including differential equations and statistics), science, and engineering to solve the problems at the interface of engineering and biology
    13. The ability to make measurements on and interpret data from living systems, addressing the problems associated with the interaction between living and non-living materials and systems
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 142 FT & 1 PT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 38 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives

    • Graduates will have mastered the chemical engineering fundamentals necessary to serve as practicing engineers and will be prepared for further studies in engineering, science, or other professions. These fundamentals include an understanding of basic engineering concepts, the collection of information from experimentation and from the scientific and technical literature, and the prediction of system behavior through the development and application of mathematical models.
    • Graduates will be able to apply critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork skills to the design of engineering processes and the solution of scientific and technical problems.
    • Graduates will be able to effectively communicate their work and ideas through written, oral, and visual formats, and they will understand the impacts of their actions and responsibilities to society.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
    12. An appreciation of diversity issues in society
    13. A recognition of the responsibility of engineers to ensure process safety in contemporary chemical engineering practice.
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 197 FT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 58 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives

    • Apply technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to advance their careers.
    • Apply technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to serve their community, society, and profession.
    • Are prepared for engineering practice and advanced studies in civil/environmental engineering.
    • Engage in life-long learning to keep themselves abreast of new developments in their fields of practice or study.
    • Are capable of effective written and oral communication.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 97 FT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 25 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives

    • Well-rounded graduates of the BSCE program are known by their professional competence, innovative thinking, willingness to further enhance their education, ability to work individually and in diverse teams, leadership abilities, communication skills, and integrity.
    • Graduates of the BSCE program who are ready for work are engaged in applying the knowledge acquired in Computer Engineering, combined with their problem solving abilities, to produce feasible solutions to problems, in a timely manner, which are deemed important in industry, government, or academia.
    • Graduates of the BSCE program who are ready for change exhibit the intellectual flexibility necessary to solve new problems in innovative ways by integrating multiple viewpoints from several disciplines in search of the best possible solutions or applying their knowledge to different professional disciplines.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
    12. An ability to verify design correctness and evaluate performance of computing systems.
  • B.S. in Computer Science

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 224 FT & 1 PT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 31 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives

    • To prepare well-rounded graduates who are known by their professional competence, innovative thinking, ability to work individually and in diverse teams, leadership abilities, communication skills, and integrity;
    • To prepare well-rounded graduates who engage in applying the knowledge acquired in their major, combined with their problem solving abilities, to produce feasible solutions to problems, in a timely manner, which are deemed important in industry, government, or academia;
    • To prepare well-rounded graduates who exhibit the intellectual flexibility necessary to solve new problems in innovative ways by integrating multiple viewpoints from several disciplines in search of the best possible solutions.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline. In particular, students should be able to apply this knowledge in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in modeling, design and development of software systems of various scales and complexity.
    2. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
    3. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
    4. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
    5. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities.
    6. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
    7. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
    8. Recognition of the need for lifelong learning and an ability to engage in the same.
    9. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
    10. An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
    11. An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 72 FT & 3 PT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 25 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives
    The program educational objectives of the Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering (BSEE) program in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Syracuse University state that our graduates must be well-rounded, ready for work and ready for change.

    • Well-roundedness is demonstrated by graduates of the BSEE program by being known by their professional competence, innovative thinking, willingness to further enhance their education, ability to work individually and in diverse teams, leadership abilities, communication skills, and integrity.
    • Readiness for work is demonstrated by graduates of the BSEE program by being engaged in applying the knowledge acquired in Electrical Engineering, combined with their problem solving abilities, to produce feasible solutions to problems, in a timely manner, which are deemed important in industry, government, or academia.
    • Readiness for change is demonstrated by exhibiting the intellectual flexibility necessary to solve new problems in innovative ways by integrating multiple viewpoints from several disciplines in search of the best possible solutions or applying their knowledge to different professional disciplines.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • B.S. in Environmental Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 60 FT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 10 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives

    • Apply technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to advance their careers.
    • Apply technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to serve their community, society, and profession.
    • Are prepared for engineering practice and advanced studies in civil/environmental engineering.
    • Engage in life-long learning to keep themselves abreast of new developments in their fields of practice or study.
    • Are capable of effective written and oral communication.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2017 Enrollment – 318 FT & 1 PT students

    2016-17 Graduates – 75 BS degrees conferred

    Program Educational Objectives

    • Apply the physical, mathematical and engineering sciences to professional practice or to advanced study in mechanical engineering or related fields.
    • Be cognizant of societal context and ethical responsibility in professional practice.
    • Function productively on teams and communicate ideas to both technical and non- technical audiences.
    • Be innovative and adaptable in an increasingly diverse and global environment.

    Student Outcomes

    1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. An ability to communicate effectively
    8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
    12. A familiarity with statistics and linear algebra and the ability to apply advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations