The mission of the Integrated Design Engineering program is to prepare students to be innovators in a wide range of careers, tackling complex global challenges ethically and creatively by integrating technical engineering knowledge with integrated design thinking and multidisciplinary collaboration skills.

Accreditation & Educational Objectives

The Integrated Design Engineering Bachelor of Science (BS) degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission(s) of ABET,, under the General Criteria.

Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years after graduation, graduates of the Integrated Design Engineering program will have:

  • Achieved one or more of the following:
    (a) established themselves in engineering careers or in a professional field in which they apply their engineering mindset;
    (b) established themselves as STEM educators; and/or 
    (c) earned or be enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program
  • Brought an integrated design mindset to the projects, problems, and/or systems they worked on
  • Integrated themselves into teams where they champion inclusive practices and diverse thinking
  • Demonstrated professional and personal leadership through continued learning and growth
  • Advanced in professional standing based on their accomplishments and accumulated additional expertise
  • Contributed to the betterment of society

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, Integrated Design Engineering students are expected to have:

  • 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

Enrollment and Degree Data 

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