Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Mechanical Engineering Program seeks to prepare graduates who, after the first few years of their professional career, have:

  • Established themselves as practicing mechanical engineers or are advancing their studies through graduate school, and
  • Adapted to ever-changing demands by updating their core knowledge and abilities, and
  • Functioned successfully in their professional responsibilities, which may include economic, environmental, safety, health and ethical aspects, and
  • Established themselves as critical, flexible thinkers and leaders in their profession and in society.

Student Outcomes of the Mechanical Engineering Program

The graduates of the mechanical engineering program will have:

1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

2. 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. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

4. 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. 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. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies”

8. An ability to recognize the need for relevant codes and standards

Enrollment and Graduation Data:

For a breakdown of enrollment and degrees awarded, click Enrollment and Graduation Data for more information.