Engineering Technology:

Engineering Technology Accreditation Information

The Bachelor of Science program in Engineering Technology (B S Engineering Technology) is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET http://www.abet.org.

Accreditation information in the University Catalog can be found here: https://catalog.memphis.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=22&ent_oid=1353&returnto=1124.

Program Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives (PEO) of the Engineering Technology program are to produce graduates who, within five years of graduation, are prepared with the depth of knowledge, breadth of experiences, and an attitude of professionalism that will enable them to:

  1. Attain gainful employment in a related technical field providing personal and professional growth;
  2. Pursue professional development such as additional formal education, certifications and workshops;
  3. Attain increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in their own chosen field;
  4. Apply a depth of knowledge and ability to manage, design, develop, analyze, and/or implement technical projects, demonstrating a quality of performance necessary to succeed in engineering technology careers.

Constituencies: Alumni, Faculty, and Employers
Revision Frequency: 4-5 years
Next Revision Cycle: Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

Student Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering Technology will have demonstrated:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes;
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member, as well as a leader, on technical teams.

B S Engineering Technology Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Enrollment (FT/PT) Degrees Awarded
2015-2016 180 (108/72) 30
2016-2017 185 (126/59) 30
2017-2018 227 (156/71) 42
2018-2019 239  (178/61) 28
2019-2020 257  (175/82) 35
2020-2021 240  (169/71) 37
2021-2022 206 (138/68)