Mechanical Engineering

Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

The mission of the mechanical engineering program is to provide a personalized educational experience for talented and motivated students who seek a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree.

UE Mechanical Engineering EAC-ABET Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes:
Revised: March 19, 2009

Definitions:

Student Outcomes - Narrow statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation.

Program Educational Objective - Broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that graduates are achieving three to five years after graduation.

ME EAC-ABET Program Educational Objectives:

1: Graduates shall be engaged in professional practice, continuing education, and/or other activities benefiting society.

2: Graduates shall have developed habits consistent with an attitude of professionalism, an awareness and appreciation for different cultures, and the understanding of engineering influence in a global context.

ME EAC-ABET Student Outcomes:
(same as EAC-ABET a through k criteria)

a: Students shall demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

b: Students shall demonstrate the ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

c: Students shall demonstrate the 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: Students shall demonstrate the ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

e: Students shall demonstrate the ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

f: Students shall demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

g: Students shall demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively

h: Students shall demonstrate the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

i: Students shall demonstrate a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

j: Students shall demonstrate a knowledge of contemporary issues

k: Students shall demonstrate the ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice