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
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
- 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.
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- 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.
- 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.
- An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
- 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.