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The mechanical engineering program provides an educational experience that enables graduates to:

  1. Obtain professional-level employment in the mechanical engineering field,
  2. obtain licensure as a professional engineer,
  3. practice mechanical engineering in a wide variety of private industries and governmental agencies, and
  4. engage in life-long learning and professional development including, if desired, the pursuit of graduate studies.


The following student outcomes apply to the Mechanical Engineering Program

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,
  3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability,
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams,
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,
  7. an ability to communicate effectively,
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues, and
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.