Objectives & Outcomes
The program objectives of the Bachelor of Science degree program in biomedical engineering at RIT are to:
- Produce graduates who will draw upon the fundamental knowledge, skills, and tools of biomedical engineering to develop system-based engineering solutions that satisfy constraints on the human body and imposed by society.
- Produce graduates who will enhance their skills through formal education and training, independent inquiry, and professional development.
- Produce graduates who will work independently as well as collaboratively with others, and demonstrate leadership, accountability, initiative, and ethical and social responsibility.
- Produce graduates who will successfully pursue graduate degrees at the Master's and/or PhD level.
- Engineering Foundations An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- Experimentation An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- Design 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
- Multidisciplinary Teamwork An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- Problem Solving An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- Professional Responsibility An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- Communication An ability to communicate effectively
- Broad Education The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- Life-Long Learning A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- Contemporary Issues A knowledge of contemporary issues
- Modern Tools An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
- Cell/Molecular Phenomena A knowledge of phenomena occurring on the cell and molecular levels scales, and the ability to understand and quantify design processes incorporating such scales.
- Experiential Education An ability to contribute immediately to employer needs based on biomedical-engineering related experiential education.