BS Accreditation, Objectives & Student Outcomes

The bachelor of science program in Metallurgical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of 
ABET, Inc.
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Telephone: 410-347-7700
Fax: 443-552-3644

Program Educational Objectives

The program graduates will

  • Successfully apply metallurgical engineering principles in their employment
  • Meet societal needs through science and technology
  • Grow professionally and personally
  • Serve their profession and community

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering 

  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

  3. 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
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility 

  7. an ability to communicate effectively 

  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues

  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Find more information on student achievement, enrollment, retention and placement at South Dakota Mines.