ABET Accreditation

The Mechanical & Materials Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Student Outcomes

Graduating students should demonstrate that they attained the following:

  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  • 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 
  • an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences   
  • 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 
  • 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  
  • an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions 
  • an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Program Educational Objectives

The Mechanical Engineering Program seeks to have alumni who:

  • are successful professionals because of their mastery of the fundamental engineering sciences, and mechanical engineering and their understanding of the design processes.
  • are leaders in business and society due to a broad preparation in technology, communication, teamwork, globalization, ethics, business acumen and entrepreneurship.
  • will use their understanding of the impact of technology on the safety, health and welfare of the public for the betterment of humankind.

Student Enrollment Data

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