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. A professional work ethic, a commitment to lifelong learning, quality and continuous improvement through the clear ability to assume increasing levels of technical and/or management responsibility.
  2. Participation and leadership while working on teams involved in the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of electrical, mechanical and/or manufacturing systems and processes.
  3. An ability to design effective and efficient new products, systems and processes.
  4. Effective communication.

Student outcomes

Graduates from the Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology Program will demonstrate:

  1. The ability to apply technical expertise from the following areas to the analysis, design, development, implementation, or oversight of mechanical and electrical systems and processes:
    1. A1. Manufacturing processes
    2. A2. Engineering materials
    3. A3. Statics
    4. A4. Strength of materials
    5. A5. Dynamics
    6. A6. Fluid power/fluid mechanics
    7. A7. Thermodynamics
    8. A8. Computer aided engineering tools
    9. A9. Computer programming
    10. A10. Electric circuits
    11. A11. Electronics
    12. A12. Electric power
    13. A13. Microcomputers
    14. A14. Industrial control systems
    15. A15. Industrial instrumentation
    16. A16. Project and production management
    17. A17. Engineering economics
  2. The ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology.
  3. The ability to formulate, conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve designs and processes.
  4. The ability to apply creativity to the design of systems, components or processes in the Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology field.
  5. The ability to function effectively on teams.
  6. The ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  7. Effective communication.
  8. A recognition of the need for, and the ability to, engage in life long learning.
  9. A knowledge of the ethical and social responsibilities expected of professionals working in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  10. A respect for diversity and have knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues.
  11. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
  12. Specialized expertise in a single technical field.
  13. Competence in the use of the computer to solve problems, write reports, make presentations, and as a communication tool.
  14. Meaningful work experience in the electrical/mechanical engineering technology field.