COE Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of graduation, computational engineering graduates should:

  • Contribute to the economic development of Texas and beyond through the ethical practice of computational engineering in industry and public service.
  • Exhibit leadership in technical or business activity through engineering ability, communication skills, and knowledge of contemporary and global issues.
  • Continue to educate themselves through professional study and personal research.
  • Be prepared for admission to, and to excel in, the best graduate programs in the world.
  • Use their engineering ability and creative potential to create technology that will improve the quality of life in society.

COE Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Computational Engineering Program should 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 within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary 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, economic, environmental, 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 modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.