Program Objectives and Outcomes (ABET)

Program Educational Objectives

Alumni of the mechanical engineering department are expected to have achieved the following 3-5 years after completing the undergraduate program:

  • Established themselves as practicing professionals in the field of engineering or related professions (such as business, education, law or medicine), or continued with graduate education.
     
  • Applied engineering principles to develop products, processes or knowledge; to solve technical or societal problems; or to otherwise contribute to the betterment of society.
     
  • Demonstrated their ability to contribute to a professional team.
     
  • Continued their intellectual development by engaging in professional development opportunities such as: short courses, webinars, workshops, conferences, postbaccalaureate degree or certificate programs, or earning professional licensure.
     

Revised and approved by the ME Faculty on 2/11/19


Student Outcomes

  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.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degree Statistics

Enrollment and degree statistics provided by the College of Science and Engineering.