University of Evansville

Mechanical Engineering

Through internships and cooperative education opportunities, UE's mechanical engineering students gain real world experience, making them better prepared to succeed in the professional arena after graduation

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