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ABET Aerospace Engineering

The Illinois Institute of Technology program in Aerospace Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

AE Program Educational Objectives

The current educational objectives of the Aerospace Engineering (AE) program are:

  • Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of aerospace engineers.
  • Graduates will continue to develop professionally by pursuing advanced study if they so desire.
  • Graduates will continue to develop professionally by undertaking leadership roles in their communities and/or professions.

AE Student Outcomes

Students from the AE program will attain by the time of graduation:

  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.

AE Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Awarded Degrees
2019-20 149 26
2018-19 146 30
2017-18 141 21
2016-17 160 34
2015-16 138 30

Armour College of Engineering

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