Mechanical Engineering

Program Educational Objectives:

Within a few years of graduation, alumni of the Mechanical Engineering Program are expected to:

  • Apply engineering science to analyze and design energy and mechanical systems.
  • Pursue engineering careers or advanced studies in mechanical engineering or related technical fields. 
  • Employ effective communication skills as team members or team leaders in an ethical and professional manner with a sense of social responsibility. 
  • Engage in lifelong learning by contributing to their chosen field, actively participating in professional societies and broadening their professional knowledge with formal and/or informal continuing education. 

Student Outcomes:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) an 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) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
(g) an ability to communicate effectively
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

 

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data 2013-14:

Full time enrollment: 72
Part time enrollment: 20
Graduates in 2012-13: 20