The Mechanical Engineering Department is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Mechanical Engineering Educational Objectives
Within five years of graduation, our graduates will have:
- Made significant progress toward achieving licensure or achieved licensure or earned an advanced degree or made progress along alternative career paths.
- Progressed toward positions of increased responsibility, such as leading a significant project.
- Continued their professional growth through further training and/or active participation in industrial or professional organizations.
- Contributed to the betterment of their community.
Mechanical Engineering 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.