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Parks College Accreditation

Accreditation assures you and prospective employers that a degree from Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology has met stringent industry standards of quality.

It means that our graduates have received quality training and education and are capable of performing a broad range of professional responsibilities. And it means that our faculty is keeping up with the latest developments in their industries.

Undergraduate Engineering Accreditation

Parks College undergraduate engineering degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. 

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Aerospace Engineering

Our undergraduate aerospace engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).

Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program is designed to meet the following specific objectives in order to fulfill the departmental and institutional missions.

  • To practice the principles of engineering in aerospace or allied organizations
  • To pursue further learning in aerospace engineering or in allied disciplines 
  • To function as effective engineers with professional knowledge, skills and values

Student Outcomes 

Graduates of the aerospace engineering program at Saint Louis University will demonstrate:

  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 multi-disciplinary 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 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.

Click here for the 2017-2018 course catalog. 
Click here for enrollment and graduation data for aerospace engineering.

Biomedical Engineering

Our undergraduate biomedical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).

Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program is designed to meet the following specific objectives in order to fulfill the departmental and institutional missions.

  •  Graduates will have established themselves as practicing engineers in biomedical engineering and health related positions in industry, government and academia.
  • Graduates will have acquired advanced degrees or be engaged in advanced study in biomedical engineering or other fields related to their long term career goals.
  • Graduates will attain a major milestone in their career development within the first five to seven years.

Student Outcomes 

Graduates of the BME program at Saint Louis University will demonstrate:

  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 multi-disciplinary 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 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;
  12. an understanding of biology and physiology, and the capability to apply advanced mathematics (including differential equations and statistics), science, and engineering to solve the problems at the interface of engineering and biology;
  13. an ability to make measurements on and interpret data from living systems, addressing the problems associated with the interaction between living and non-living materials and systems.

Click here for the 2017-2018 course catalog.
Please click here for enrollment and graduation data for biomedical engineering.

Civil Engineering

Our undergraduate civil engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).

Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program is designed to meet the following specific objectives in order to fulfill the departmental and institutional missions.

  • Be employed as engineers or be enrolled in engineering or professional graduate school;
  • Demonstrate their commitment to life-long learning and professional development through seeking professional licensure, pursuing graduate studies, or participating in other professional continuing education activities;
  • Advance into leadership roles in their profession and in service to their communities; and
  • Create design solutions that address economic, social, and environmental factors in their professional engineering practice. 

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Civil Engineering program at Saint Louis University will demonstrate: 

  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;
  12. apply knowledge of four technical areas appropriate to civil engineering.
  13. explain basic concepts in management, business, public policy, and leadership; and explain the importance of professional licensure.

Click here for the 2017-2018 course catalog.
Click here for enrollment and graduation data for civil engineering.

Computer Engineering

Our undergraduate computer engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).

Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program is designed to meet the following specific objectives in order to fulfill the departmental and institutional missions.

  • Our graduates will have acquired advanced degrees or are engaged in advanced study in engineering, business, law, medicine or other appropriate fields.
  • Our graduates will have established themselves as practicing engineers in electrical, computer or related engineering fields.
  • Our graduates will be filling the technical needs of society by solving engineering problems using electrical or computer engineering principles, tools, and practices.

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes are defined by ABET as the skills that graduates will attain at the time of graduation. Student outcomes are listed below:

  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 multi-disciplinary 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 social 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 techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Click here for the 2017-2018 course catalog.
Click here for enrollment and graduation data for computer engineering.

Electrical Engineering

Our undergraduate electrical  engineering  program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).

Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program is designed to meet the following specific objectives in order to fulfill the departmental and institutional missions.

  • Our graduates will have acquired advanced degrees or are engaged in advanced study in engineering, business, law, medicine or other appropriate fields.
  • Our graduates will have established themselves as practicing engineers in electrical, computer or related engineering fields.
  • Our graduates will be filling the technical needs of society by solving engineering problems using electrical or computer engineering principles, tools, and practices.

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes are defined by ABET as the skills that graduates will attain at the time of graduation. Student outcomes are listed below:

  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 multi-disciplinary 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 social 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 techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Click here for the 2017-2018 course catalog.
Click here for enrollment and graduation data for electrical engineering.

Engineering Physics

Our undergraduate engineering physics program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).

 Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program is designed to meet the following specific objectives in order to fulfill the departmental and institutional missions. By three to five years after graduation, graduates of the engineering physics program will be:

  • Engaged in successful public or private sector careers in  engineering physics or a related field or as students pursing advanced or professional degrees

  • Collaborating effectively on multi-disciplinary teams and communicating effectively both within the team and with stakeholders

  • Advancing in their professional careers through taking on increasing responsibilities, pursuing lifelong learning, continuing professional development, and seeking professional registration as appropriate for their employers

  • Acting responsibly, ethically and in the service of humanity when making personal and professional decisions

Student 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 multi-disciplinary 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 social 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 techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Click here for the 2017-2018 course catalog.
Click here for enrollment and graduation data for engineering physics.

Mechanical Engineering

Our undergraduate mechanical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (http://www.abet.org).

Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate program is designed to meet the following specific objectives in order to fulfill the departmental and institutional missions.

  • To practice the principles of engineering in mechanical or allied organizations
  • To pursue further learning in mechanical engineering or in allied disciplines
  • To function as effective engineers with professional knowledge, skills, and values\

Student Outcomes 

Graduates of the mechanical engineering program at Saint Louis University will demonstrate:

  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 multi-disciplinary 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 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.

Click here for the 2017-2018 course catalog.
Click here for enrollment and graduation data for mechanical engineering.

Click here for enrollment and graduation data. 

Undergraduate Aeronautics Accreditation

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Parks College bachelor of Science in aeronautics degree with concentrations in aviation management and flight science are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) through July 31, 2021.

The online version of the B.S. in aeronautics with a concentration in aviation management taught by both the School of Professional Studies and Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology is not AABI accredited.

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