ABET Accreditation

All Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering at Syracuse University are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, and the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mission Statement

The mission of the College is to promote learning in engineering and computer science through integrated activities in teaching, research, scholarship, creative accomplishments, and service.

Vision Statement

The vision for Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is to be a leading model for engineering and computer science education. Including:

  • the commitment that all programs relate directly to students and their learning experiences;
  • the commitment that research is an integral element of the learning environment;
  • the flexibility for students to pursue the diversity of learning opportunities available in a broad university setting; and
  • the commitment to world-class quality in courses and programs.

B.S. in Aerospace Engineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 145 students

2018-19 Graduates – 32 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives

  • Apply the physical, mathematical and engineering sciences to their profession professional practice or to advanced study in mechanical/aerospace engineering or related fields
  • Be cognizant of societal context and ethical responsibility in professional practice
  • Function productively on teams and communicate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Be agile, innovative and adaptable in an increasingly diverse and global environment

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize the ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
  8. An ability to apply knowledge of aerodynamics, structures, propulsion, flight mechanics and orbital mechanics in the analysis of aerospace vehicles.

B.S. in Bioengineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 137 students

2018-19 Graduates – 37 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates will have mastered engineering and biological fundamentals and be able to apply critical thinking to solve problems at the interface of science or medicine and engineering.
  • Graduates will have a broad education that develops their ability to make informed and ethical decisions and understand the engineer’s role in society.
  • Graduates will be able to effectively communicate their work and ideas.
  • Graduates will be prepared to be successful in biomedical industry and postgraduate education in engineering, science, or professional studies.

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. 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
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
  8. An understanding of biology and physiology, and the capability to make measurements on living system and solve associated bioengineering problems

B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 96 students

2018-19 Graduates – 28 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates will have mastered engineering and biological fundamentals and be able to apply critical thinking to solve problems at the interface of science or medicine and engineering. (PEO-1)
  • Graduates will have a broad education that develops their ability to make informed and ethical decisions and understand the engineer’s role in society. (PEO-2)
  • Graduates will be able to effectively communicate their work and ideas. (PEO-3)
  • Graduates will be prepared to be successful in biomedical industry and postgraduate education in engineering, science, or professional studies. (PEO-4)

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics; 
  2. 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; 
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences; 
  4. 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; 
  5. 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; 
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions; 
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies;
  8. An understanding of biology and physiology, and the capability to make measurements on living system and solve associated bioengineering problems. 

B.S. in Civil Engineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 155 students

2018-19 Graduates – 51 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives

  • Can apply technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to advance their careers.
  • Can apply technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to serve their community, society, and profession.
  • Are prepared for engineering practice and advanced studies in civil/environmental engineering;
  • Will engage in life-long learning to keep themselves abreast of new developments in their fields of practice or study.
  • Are capable of effective written and oral communications.

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

B.S. in Computer Engineering

The program educational objective of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE) program in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Syracuse University is to prepare well-rounded graduates that are ready for work and ready for change. 

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 85 students

2018-19 Graduates – 20 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives

  • Well-rounded graduates of the BSCE program are known by their professional competence, innovative thinking, willingness to further enhance their education, ability to work individually and in diverse teams, leadership abilities, communication skills, and integrity.
  • Graduates of the BSCE program who are ready for work are engaged in applying the knowledge acquired in Computer Engineering, combined with their problem solving abilities, to produce feasible solutions to problems, in a timely manner, which are deemed important in industry, government, or academia.
  • Graduates of the BSCE program who are ready for change exhibit the intellectual flexibility necessary to solve new problems in innovative ways by integrating multiple viewpoints from several disciplines in search of the best possible solutions or applying their knowledge to different professional disciplines.

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize the ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

B.S. in Computer Science

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 320 students

2018-19 Graduates – 69 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives

  • To prepare well-rounded graduates who are known by their professional competence, innovative thinking, ability to work individually and in diverse teams, leadership abilities, communication skills, and integrity.
  • To prepare well-rounded graduates who engage in applying the knowledge acquired in their major, combined with their problem solving abilities, to produce feasible solutions to problems, in a timely manner, which are deemed important in industry, government, or academia.
  • To prepare well-rounded graduates who exhibit the intellectual flexibility necessary to solve new problems in innovative ways by integrating multiple viewpoints from several disciplines in search of the best possible solutions.

Student Outcomes

1. Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.

3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.

6. Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.


B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 66 students

2018-19 Graduates – 16 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives
The program educational objectives of the Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering (BSEE) program in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Syracuse University state that our graduates must be well-rounded, ready for work and ready for change.

  • Well-rounded graduates of the BSEE program are known by their professional competence, innovative thinking, willingness to further enhance their education, ability to work individually and in diverse teams, leadership abilities, communication skills, and integrity.
  • Graduates of the BSEE program who are ready for work are engaged in applying the knowledge acquired in their major, combined with their problem solving abilities, to produce feasible solutions to problems, in a timely manner, which are deemed important in industry, government, or academia.
  • Graduates of the BSEE program who are ready for change exhibit the intellectual flexibility necessary to solve new problems in innovative ways by integrating multiple viewpoints from several disciplines in search of the best possible solutions or applying their knowledge to different professional disciplines.

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize the ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

B.S. in Environmental Engineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 72 students

2018-19 Graduates – 12 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives

  • Can apply technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to advance their careers
  • Can apply technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to serve their community, society, and profession
  • are prepared for engineering practice and advanced studies in civil/environmental engineering
  • will engage in life-long learning to keep themselves abreast of new developments in their fields of practice or study
  • are capable of effective written and oral communications

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize the ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Spring 2019 Enrollment – 280 students

2018-19 Graduates – 73 BS degrees conferred

Program Educational Objectives

  • Apply the physical, mathematical and engineering sciences to their profession or to advanced study in mechanical/aerospace engineering or related fields.
  • Be cognizant of societal context and ethical responsibility in their profession.
  • Function inclusively and professionally on teams and effectively communicate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Be innovative and adaptable in a diverse and global environment

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize the ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
  8. An ability to apply advanced mathematics and advanced numerical methods to formulate, and to solve complex engineering problems.