Mechanical Engineering Program Objectives, Outcomes, Enrollment and Graduation

Program Educational Objectives

Our graduates:

  1. Will be employed in mechanical engineering related fields or in other career fields in industry, business, academe, government, or non-profit organizations
  2. Will continue to enhance their professional skills by participating in professional organizations, completing additional college courses, or completing industry-sponsored short courses

Student Learning Outcomes

Mechanical engineering graduates will successfully demonstrate the 11 ABET program outcomes:

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

Mechanical Engineering Program Enrollment & Graduation Data

ME Year 2013 Year 2012 Year 2011 Year 2010 Year 2009
Full-time Students 87 64 61 52 53
Part-time Students 2 5 9 8 5
Student FTE 116 88 88 76 72
Graduates 10 7 16 12 5