UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Engineering—Bachelor of Science

Student Outcomes

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The University at Buffalo Computer Engineering Bachelor of Science (BS) program is accredited by the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC).

Student outcomes describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the knowledge, skills, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program.

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, probability & statistics, computer science, and engineering as it applies to the fields of computer software and hardware,
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to organize, analyze, and interpret data,
  3. an ability to design and construct a hardware and software system, component, or process to meet desired needs, within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health & safety, manufacturability, and sustainability,
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams,
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve hardware and software problems using sound computer engineering principles,
  6. an understanding of professional, legal, and ethical issues and responsibilities as it pertains to computer engineering,
  7. an ability to effectively communicate technical information in speech, presentation, and in writing,
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of computing in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning,
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues,
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern hardware and software tools necessary for computer engineering practice

These outcomes were developed with input and feedback from the CSE department's ABET committee, the CSE department's Industrial Advisory Board, CSE Alumni, the CSE department's Undergraduate Affairs Committee, and current CEN students.