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ABET Accreditation
Accreditation Coordinator
Dr. Ben Kelley

Dr. Ben Kelley
Professor and Accreditation Coordinator, Engineering

(254) 710-6835
Institution Information
Baylor University
Waco, Texas

The undergraduate program in Engineering is accredited by ABET. ABET accreditation is assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students.

Mission Statement

The mission of the General Engineering program is to educate students within a caring Christian environment, in the disciplines of engineeering. We want our graduates to be motivated by Christian ideals and view their career as a lifelong commitment to others. We strive to provide our students with a techinical foundation that is both broad and stong, with an emphasis on professional, moral, ethical and leadership development.

BSE Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years after graduation, Baylor BSE. graduates will:

  • Establish themselves as competent, successful, and responsible members within their chosen career vocation;
  • Make career and professional judgments, including moral and ethical considerations, informed by Christian ideas; and
  • Pursue opportunities for new knowledge and advancing skills through venues such as post-baccalaureate studies, continuing education, or mission field training.
BSE Expected Graduate Outcomes

In support of the program objectives, graduates of the program must demonstrate that they have:

  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics;
  • 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;
  • an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions; and
  • an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. 
Enrollment and Graduation Statistics
Academic Year Enrollment Degrees Awarded
2018-19 47 20
2017-18 44 16
2016-17 45 12
2015-16 48 11
2014-15 49 11