Program Educational Outcomes

Within three to five years after graduation, the graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program shall have:

1. Undertaken, singly or in teams, projects that show ability to solve complex engineering problems

2. Had substantial involvement in projects that take into consideration safety, health, environmental concerns and the public welfare, partly through adherence to required codes and laws.

3. Demonstrated professional success via promotions and/or positions of increasing responsibility

4. Demonstrated life-long learning via progress toward completion of an advanced degree, professional development/continuing education courses, or industrial training courses

5. Exhibited professional behavior and attitude in mechanical engineering practice

6. Initiated and implemented actions toward the improvement of engineering practice thru project development or research

Student Outcomes

At the end of the B.S. Mechanical Engineering Program, students are expected to demonstrate the following outcomes:

(a)  An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(c) 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

(d) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(f)  An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(g) An ability to communicate effectively

(h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context

(i)  A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

(j)  A knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

(l)  Knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments