Chemical Engineering

To achieve the Program Educational Objectives students of the Chemical Engineering program will develop the following skills throughout their curriculum:

  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.

Civil Engineering

The Civil Engineering Program faculty at UPRM has adopted ABET EAC’s Criterion 3 Student Outcomes “1” through “7” as its Student Outcomes (SOs). We expect that by the time of their graduation, our students will have developed:

  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.

Computer Engineering

Graduates from our program should demonstrate the following 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.

Computer Science and Engineering

Graduates from our program should demonstrate the following outcomes:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics in the solutions of problems appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline
  2. an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution, including designing and conducting experiments to this end
  3. an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs, including: economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. an ability to function effectively on multidisciplinary 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 and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  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.

Electrical Engineering

Graduates from our program should demonstrate the following 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.

Industrial Engineering

The Industrial Engineering program students should demonstrate:

  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.

Mechanical Engineering

The ME program adheres to the a-k Student Outcomes of the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. These outcomes are defined as the skills and competencies that students are required to have at the time of graduation, and are given below:

  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 objective
  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.

Software Engineering

Graduates from our undergraduate program should demonstrate the following outcomes:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics in the solutions of problems appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline
  2. an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution, including designing and conducting experiments to this end
  3. an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs, including: economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. an ability to function effectively on multidisciplinary 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 and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  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.

Surveying and Topography

The Surveying and Topography Program faculty at UPRM has adopted ABET ANSAC’s Criterion 3 Student Outcomes “a” through “k” as its Student Outcomes (SOs). We expect that by the time of their graduation, our students will have developed:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. an ability to formulate or design a system, process, or program to meet desired needs
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify and solve applied science 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 solutions in a global 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 scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice.