Our Wake Forest University BS Engineering degree is officially ABET Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC). Our accreditation is retroactive to the first graduating WFU Engineering Class of 2021.

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Wake Forest University – Bachelor of Science Engineering Degree

Program Educational Objectives – Program educational objectives are broad statements that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation. Program educational objectives are based on the needs of the program’s constituencies.

The Program Educational Objectives of the WFU Bachelor of Science Engineering degree aim to support our graduates’ ability to:

Program Education Objective 1: Demonstrate versatility and adaptability in applying engineering fundamental knowledge, skills, and mindsets to diverse career trajectories within or beyond engineering.

Program Education Objective 2: Integrate ethical decision making, effective communication, inclusive collaboration, and innovative thinking towards professional practice with and for diverse stakeholders.

Program Education Objective 3: Actively engage in lifelong learning for the betterment of one’s personal and professional self with the ultimate goal of serving society and human flourishing.

Student Outcomes – Student outcomes describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the knowledge, skills, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program.

The Student Outcomes of the WFU Bachelor of Science Engineering degree describe the abilities of our graduates:

Student Outcome 1: an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

Student Outcome 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.

Student Outcome 3: an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

Student Outcome 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.

Student Outcome 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.

Student Outcome 6: an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

Student Outcome 7: an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Program Enrollment and Graduation Data: The table below presents annual enrollment in Engineering courses by student year and graduation data for the Bachelor of Science Engineering degree. 

2023-2024Full Time765556 44 231
2022-2023Full Time76684045229
2021-2022Full Time72454050207
2020-2021Full Time64464643199
2019-2020Full Time6249430154
2018-2019Full Time954400139
2017-2018Full Time60000 60
Bachelor of Science
Engineering degrees conferred
2022-2023 36
2021-2022 45
2020-2021 43