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: April 25, 2019


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 1 through 7 criteria)

  1. Students shall demonstrate an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

  2. Students shall demonstrate 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. Students shall demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

  4. Students shall demonstrate 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. Students shall demonstrate 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. Students shall demonstrate an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

  7. Students shall demonstrate an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

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