Student Learning Outcomes and Program Educational Objectives: Mechanical Engineering BS


Fall 2022 Enrollment


Degrees Awarded in 2021-2022

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate attainment of the following learning outcomes upon graduating:


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

Program Educational Objectives

1. Systems-Based Solutions - Produce graduates who will draw upon knowledge, critical thinking, and mechanical engineering skills, and tools to develop appropriate system-based engineering solutions that satisfy constraints imposed by technology and global society.

2. Life-Long Learners - Produce graduates who will enhance their skills through means such as professional development, formal training, graduate education, and independent inquiry.

3. Professional Responsibility - Produce graduates who will work independently as well as collaboratively with others, act as agents of change and demonstrate leadership, accountability, initiative, inclusivity, and ethical and social responsibility.