Program Educational Objectives
Following graduation and during the first several post-graduate years, biomedical engineering baccalaureate degree holders from The University of Mississippi will possess skill sets to accomplish the following:
- Meet evolving expectations of future employers in the biomedical engineering workplace as well as other professional careers.
- Exhibit a systematic approach to problem solving in their professional practice including quantitative and analytical skills weighted with considerations towards a sustainable future.
- Pursue advanced studies in medicine and other professional fields if desired.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and perform ethically and professionally in industry and society
The graduates of the program will demonstrate:
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
- an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
- an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
- an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
- an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
- an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies