The Mechanical Engineering Department provides a program of professional study grounded in engineering fundamentals and arts and sciences augmented by the development of interpersonal skills, experiential learning, and an appreciation of life-long learning. Graduates are prepared to apply their knowledge to society's needs and help shape the future.
The ABET 2009-2010 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs defines Program Educational Objectives as follows:
Program Educational Objectives – Program educational objectives are broad statements that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years of graduation. Program educational objectives are based on the needs of the program’s constituencies.
The Program Educational Objectives (EO) help to direct and measure the success of the Mechanical Engineering Program in accomplishing its mission. Review of the Educational Objectives is an integral part of the annual assessment process.
1. Our graduates will have a vocation.
2. Our graduates will demonstrate growth or advancement in their chosen vocation.
3. Our graduates will contribute to society through their endeavors in their chosen vocation.