Engineering Programs Receive National Accreditation
Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology adds University’s Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Science degrees to list of accredited collegiate programs
Georgia Southern University’s Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Science degree programs have been granted accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). The ABET accreditation is the first national accreditation for the programs instituted in 2011.
“Engineering drives innovation, which in turn drives the economy,” said Mohammad Davoud, dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology. “We are proud that Georgia Southern has and will continue to prepare graduates who are highly qualified for careers as civil, electrical and mechanical engineers.”
“Students are attracted to these programs because of the opportunity to participate in projects in exciting areas such as renewable energy, sustainability, mechatronics, system design, robotics, materials science and processing,” added Brian Vlcek, professor and chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. “They will continue to be attracted to Georgia Southern because of our outstanding campus, teaching facilities, first-rate faculty and applied emphasis of the engineering curricula.”
In addition to the three engineering programs, the College of Engineering and Information Technology offers accredited undergraduate programs in construction management, computer science and information technology. They also offer graduate programs in computer science and applied engineering.
The University System of Georgia approved the Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering programs in fall of 2011. The first graduates of the programs received their degrees in May 2013.
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