Educational Objectives

Mechanical Engineering

Mission

Prepare students to excel in mechanical engineering and related fields.
Provide modern, fundamental, practice-oriented education in the mechanical engineering field.
Foster creativity and critical thinking in problem solving, and motivate students to consider the societal consequences of their work.
Enable students to be leaders in their profession, community and the nation.

Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering program will:

  • Apply engineering principles and modern tools to conceive, analyze and implement engineering solutions.
  • Hold positions of progressive responsibility leading teams in a variety of mechanical engineering fields including: energy conversion and transfer, materials and manufacturing, and mechanical systems design.
  • Work as professionals in industrial, military, government, and academic settings while maintaining a high awareness and responsibility regarding ethical, safety, environmental, social, economic, and global issues.
  • Work effectively as a team member and lead multidisciplinary teams.
  • Design components, systems or processes in the mechanical engineering field and effectively communicate those designs through verbal and written means.
  • Have a positive outlook on the engineering profession and maintain an ongoing intellectual curiosity while actively engaged in continuing education throughout life.
  • ME Student Outcomes

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