General Engineering Program Objectives And Outcomes

Objectives

To prepare students for successful careers by providing:

  • a comprehensive education that includes in-depth instruction in the major areas of General Engineering.
  • an emphasis on analysis and problem solving and exposure to open-ended problems and design methods.
  • courses taught in a manner that fosters teamwork, communication skills, and individual professionalism, including ethics and environmental awareness.
  • preparation for a lifetime of continued learning and leadership through classroom experiences, along with outside activities.
  • the ethical awareness to recognize their responsibilities to society while at the same time making significant contributions in their chosen fields.
  • the environment to cultivate and grow the innovative engineering, problem solving, and business skills needed to develop and bring to market competitive products and services for the benefit of society.
  • the environment to develop the character, self-reliance, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills through a high degree of choice, involvement, and responsibility for their education.

Outcomes

General Engineering graduates should have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for and ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • An ability to succeed in engineering and non-engineering careers.