Program Objectives

BS in Optical Engineering

Graduates of the University of Rochester’s bachelor of science degree in optical engineering will, after a few years, be assuming leadership roles in commercial and governmental jobs, or be progressing towards advanced degrees.

Our graduates will have a track record of continued education, trainability, and adaptability within their workplaces.

Our graduates will be valued for their innovativeness, technical proficiency, teamwork, and excellence in conveying information.

Our graduates will have gained awareness of the many ways engineering skills are used, allowing them to select paths that align with their interests and maximize their contributions.

Our graduates will know how to act ethically and will appreciate the relationship of engineering and science to their society, their economy, and their environment.