Program Educational Objectives

Program Educational Objectives

The Bachelor of Science program in Computer Engineering at METU prepares the students to achieve the following career and professional accomplishments within a few years of graduation. The graduates of the program:

1. have careers in industry and government focusing on the application of the information and communication technologies,

2. take leadership positions in the industry and also initiate businesses offering innovative solutions,

3. improve their knowledge and skills through lifelong learning and graduate studies,

4. pursue academic careers in respected universities around the world, and

5. act conscientiously about the potentials and the responsibilities of the computing profession in the context of science, technology, society and humanity.

Student Outcomes

Our BSc program in Computer Engineering strives to ensure that our students attain the following 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.
  12. an ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software-intensive systems of varying complexity.