On B.S.E and B.S.ET for the Engineering Profession Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title On B.S.E and B.S.ET for the Engineering Profession

Creator

  • Author: Barbieri, Enrique
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of North Texas
  • Author: Attarzadeh, Farrokh
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Houston
  • Author: Pascali, Raresh
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Houston
  • Author: Shireen, Wajiha
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Houston
  • Author: Fitzgibbon, William
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Houston

Publisher

  • Name: American Society for Engineering Education
    Place of Publication: [Washington, DC]

Date

  • Creation: 2010

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Article discussing biological systems engineering (B.S.E.) and a proposed model for baccalaureate programs for engineering education.
  • Physical Description: 5 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: engineering
  • Keyword: technology
  • Keyword: degrees
  • Keyword: higher education

Source

  • Journal: Journal of Engineering Technology, 2010, Washington DC: American Society for Engineering Education

Citation

  • Publication Title: Journal of Engineering Technology
  • Edition: Spring
  • Page Start: 42
  • Page End: 46
  • Peer Reviewed: True

Collection

  • Name: UNT Scholarly Works
    Code: UNTSW

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Engineering
    Code: UNTCOE

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Article

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc122181

Degree

  • Academic Department: Engineering Technology

Note

  • Display Note: Abstract: An educational model for ABET-accredited baccalaureate programs in Engineering (E) and in Engineering Technology (ET) is proposed whereby all students inclined to pursue an engineering career would first complete two years of a 4-year ET program. By the end of the sophomore year, those students interested and skilled enough to follow a more theoretical or conceive-and-design side of an engineering career would go on to complete a degree in perhaps two to four additional years in a department that offered E degrees. The 4-year option would satisfy the Department of Education definition of a 6-year first professional degree. On the other hand, those students interested and skilled enough to follow a more applied or implement-and-operate side of an engineering career would opt to complete a degree in two additional years in a department that offered ET degrees. The model offers clearly defined options to students interested in an industry-based engineering profession two to four years after graduation where conceive-, design-, implement- and operate-tasks are assigned. If adopted, the model will result in several benefits including: (1) improved program marketing; (2) increased enrollment and retention rates; and (3) improved human and facility resource utilization at both undergraduate and graduate E and ET education.