Mechanical Engineering Program – Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 

Program Educational Objectives

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
  4. Lead diverse, multi-disciplinary teams, and
  5. Engage in continuing education, including professional and ethical development, and, if desired, the pursuit of graduate studies

Student Outcomes

The following Student Outcomes prepare graduates to enter the professional practice of 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