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Undergraduate Program
Mechanical Engineering

Educational Objectives

The Mechanical Engineering Program provides a modern mechanical engineering education with focus in engineering decision-making; foundations of mathematics, physical science, engineering science, and design; and an appreciation of societal impact of engineering practice, which prepares graduates to:

  1. Excel as practicing mechanical engineers in a wide range of careers in industry, government service, and consulting;
  2. Participate in continuous learning throughout their careers, both in more advanced engineering and in other areas of study;
  3. Communicate and work effectively with teams of people with diverse educational and cultural backgrounds;
  4. Take on leadership roles in their profession; and
  5. Practice their profession in an ethically, socially, and environmentally responsible manner.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Program will be prepared to contribute effectively as engineers in a diverse and multidisciplinary work environment. Specifically, graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Program will have:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  3. 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;
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. an ability to communicate effectively;
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues;
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment Data for Past Three Years

Total Number of FT and PT students: 392 (2014-15), 328 (2013-14), 314 (2012-13)

Number of BS Degree Graduates: 97 (2014-15), 54 (2013-14), 75 (2012-13)

ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET (