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 vision for Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is to be a leading model for engineering and computer science education. Including:

  • 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 2019 Enrollment – 145 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 32 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, societal, 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 contexts
    9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. 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 2019 Enrollment – 137 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 37 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 identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
    2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
    3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
    4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
    5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
    6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
    7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
    8. An understanding of biology and physiology, and the capability to make measurements on living system and solve associated bioengineering problems
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2019 Enrollment – 96 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 28 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 identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
    2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
    3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
    4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
    5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
    6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
    7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2019 Enrollment – 155 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 51 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 identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
    2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
    3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
    4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
    5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
    6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
    7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2019 Enrollment – 85 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 20 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 2019 Enrollment – 320 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 69 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. Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
    2. Analyze a problem, and identify and define computing requirements appropriate to its solution
    3. Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
    4. Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
    5. Understand professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities
    6. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
    7. Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
    8. Recognize the need for lifelong learning and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
    9. Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
    10. Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehensions of the tradeoffs involved in design choices
    11. Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2019 Enrollment – 66 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 16 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 and science
    2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data
    3. An ability to design systems to meet specifications
    4. An ability to function independently and in teams
    5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering and scientific problems
    6. An understanding of professional, ethical, and safety considerations
    7. An ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    8. An understanding of the role of science and engineering in society
    9. A recognition of the necessity of lifelong learning
    10. An understanding of contemporary issues through a broad liberal arts education
    11. An ability to use the modern tools necessary for professional practice
    12. An ability to think critically as evidenced by skills in interpretation, analysis, evaluation, and inference
  • B.S. in Environmental Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2019 Enrollment – 72 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 12 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 identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
    2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
    3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
    4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
    5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
    6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
    7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Spring 2019 Enrollment – 280 students

    2018-19 Graduates – 73 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 identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
      1. Identify and select appropriate engineering principles and concepts applicable to a given situation
      2. Extract Pertinent information from appropriate references 1.C Solve the problem by correctly using  methods (math operations, techniques, and fundamental laws)
    2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
      1. Translate design requirements into technical criteria, considering factors such as customer needs and multidisciplinary relationships
      2. Compare alternative design options considering factors such as performance economics, manufacturability, and safety
    3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
      1. Be able to present technical content accurately
      2. Ensure that written content is clear and concise, with appropriate style and format suitable for intended readers
      3. Be able to present their work orally and professionally, using diverse approaches
    4. An ability to recognize the ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
      1. Demonstrate an awareness of ethical issues arising in work places and demonstrate readiness to address them using appropriate resources
      2. Recognize the significance and consequences of past and present engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, societal and historical perspectives.
    5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
      1. Share responsibilities in a team’s decision making process
      2. Be able to adjust to different roles when working in teams (leader, writer, etc.), and learn different points of view when working in teams
    6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions
      1. Demonstrate an understanding of various measurement techniques
      2. Ensure that a test procedure corresponds to appropriate analytical needs
      3. Demonstrate an ability to accurately process, interpret and statistically analyze data cognizant of assumptions and uncertainties
    7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
      1. Re-learn previously covered materials as necessary
      2. Learn new materials independently as needed
      3. Demonstrate an awareness of resources available for continuous learning, such as professional societies, short courses, online learning resources, and advanced degrees
    8. An ability to apply advanced mathematics and advanced numerical methods to formulate, and to solve complex engineering problems
      1. Demonstrate a familiarity with statistics and linear algebra and the ability to apply advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations
      2. Demonstrate an understanding of advanced numerical methods and applications of numerical methods using commercial software to analyze and solve engineering problems