You are here

Accredidation

The Mechanical Engineering Department is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mechanical Engineering Educational Objectives

Within five years of graduation, our graduates will have:
  • Made significant progress toward or achieved licensure or an advanced degree. 
  • Progressed toward positions of increased responsibility, such as leading a significant project.
  • Continued their professional growth through further training and/or active participation in industrial or professional organizations.
  • Contributed to the betterment of their community.

Mechanical Engineering Student Outcomes

(A)  An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering

(B)  An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(C)  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)  An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

(E)  An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(F)  An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(G)  An ability to communicate effectively

(H)  The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context

(I)    A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning

(J)   Knowledge of contemporary issues

(K)  An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

(L) Prepare students to work professionally in the mechanical systems area

(M) Prepare students to work professionally in the thermo-fluid systems area