Accreditation Information

Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of graduation, integrated engineering graduates will achieve: 

  • Working in teams to serve society by solving complex problems through the integration of technical knowledge, professionalism, and engineering design
  • Cultivating and putting into practice a deep intellectual curiosity with habits of reflection and continuous improvement, including the ability to ask for help when needed
  • Fostering and leading healthy, inclusive, and just professional and personal communities through a lifetime of building equitable relationships among people with a broad set of experiences
  • Creating value through access, economic development, and innovation that balances the needs of people, the planet, profit, and product

Student Graduation Outcomes

Following ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission criteria, the following outcomes are achieved by students graduating from Iron Range Engineering, the IRE Program, and Twin Cities Engineering:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  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
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  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
  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
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
  8. an ability to incorporate an entrepreneurial mindset, including value creation for a broad spectrum of stakeholders, across the breadth of engineering design work

BSE Degrees Awarded

  AY 2023-2024 AY 2022-2023 AY 2021-2022 AY 2020-2021
IRE ** 49 25 22
TCE ** 15 13 12

Fall Enrollment Numbers (Upper-Division Students Only)

  2023 2022 2021 2020
IRE 107 118 107 88
TCE 22 26 31 27