CMPE Accreditation and Student Outcomes
UMBC’s B.S. Program in Computer Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
Computer Engineering graduates from UMBC will be successful practitioners of the art and science of engineering in computer-related fields, using the problem-solving skills, technical expertise, and knowledge of professional practices obtained at UMBC to contribute to the success of their organizations and advance their careers. To successfully adapt to the rapid changes in computer technology, UMBC Computer Engineers will be engaged in life-long learning, including, where appropriate, graduate school training in professional and technical skills at the Masters and PhD levels.
To achieve the overall Program Educational Objectives, our Computer Engineering curriculum educates students who, at the time of their graduation, have
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
(c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs;
(d) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
(g) An ability to communicate effectively;
(h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context;
(i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues;
(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modem engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.