Program Educational Objectives

Our Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) graduates will:

  1. Develop problem solving skills by providing solutions to the problems in industry, academia as well as other disciplines in the field they choose to pursue. [Problem Solving]
  2. Demonstrate the capacity to embrace new opportunities and adapt to changes in emerging technologies, developing future state-of-the art designs and products. [Engineering System Design]
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills and facilitate the achievement of others while collaborating with professionals in a multidisciplinary environment. [Communication]
  4. Demonstrate their creative and critical reasoning skills while solving technical problems, ethically and responsibly, in service to society. [Contemporary issues]
  5. Engage in life-long learning for adaptation to a continuously changing field through graduate work, professional development, and self-study. [LLL/Work/Grad School]


Student Outcomes

Our Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) graduates will demonstrate:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of math, science and engineering in the analysis of mechanical engineering problems. [Fundamentals]
  2. an ability to design and conduct scientific and engineering experiments and to analyze and interpret data. [Experiment/ Results]
  3. knowledge of core mechanical engineering topics and an ability to design mechanical components, systems, or processes. [Design]
  4. an ability to function in a multidisciplinary team. [Team Work]
  5. an ability to identify, formulate and solve mechanical engineering problems. [Problem Solving]
  6. knowledge of contemporary global and societal issues and their relationship to professional ethics and engineering solutions. [Ethics/Profession]
  7. an ability to convey technical material through oral presentation and formal written reports/paper. [Communication]
  8. an ability to identify and apply concepts of engineering economics and project planning. [Engineering Economics/Planning]
  9. a recognition of the need and the ability to engage in learning throughout life along with an appreciation of the diversity in the world and intellectual areas. [Diversity and LLL]
  10. an ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools for design and analysis. [Techniques/Skills]




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