ME Program Educational Objectives
The current educational objectives of the Mechanical Engineering program are:
- To educate and train students in Mechanical Engineering in a technically sound, challenging and professional manner.
- To prepare students to enter careers ready to make positive contributions to their professions and society, or to continue on to successful graduate research and education.
- To instill in students the responsibilities and rewards associated with an engineering career and life-long service to the profession.
ME Student Outcomes
Students from the Mechanical Engineering program will attain (by the time of graduation):
(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 multidisciplinary 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, economic, environmental, 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.
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