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Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology ABET Information

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The Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), http://www.abet.org .

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Please find enrollment and graduation data for all ABET accredited programs here.

Program education objectives

Graduates from RIT's E/MET Program will demonstrate:

1.      Critical thinking skills by applying their strong technical foundation to solve problems

2.      Effective participation and leadership on diverse teams involved in the conceptualization, design, analysis, development, and implementation of electro-mechanical and/or manufacturing systems, products, and processes.

3.      A commitment to professional work ethics, quality, and continuous improvement.

4.      Effective communication, professional and informal, using appropriate methods within all levels of the organization.

Student outcomes

General Criteria

A.      An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities

B.      An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies

C.      An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes

D.     An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives

E.      An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team

F.       An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems

G.     An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature

H.     An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development

I.        An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity

J.        A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context

K.      A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement

Program Specific Criteria

EMET 1.         The application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics, and microcomputers, and engineering standards to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.

EMET 2.         The applications of physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.

EMET 3.         The ability to analyze, design, and implement control systems, instrumentation systems, communications systems, computer systems, or power systems.

EMET 4.         The ability to apply project management techniques to electrical/electronic(s) systems.

EMET 5.         The ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of electrical/electronic(s) systems.

EMET 6.         Apply materials and manufacturing to the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of more advanced mechanical systems or processes.

EMET 7.         Apply applied mechanics to the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of more advanced mechanical systems or processes.

EMET 8.         Apply computer tools to the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of more advanced mechanical systems or processes.

EMET 9.         Apply experimental techniques and procedures and analyze engineering data to the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of more advanced mechanical systems or processes.

EMET 10.     Apply thermal/fluid system design and analysis principles to the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of more advanced mechanical systems or processes.