​Educational Objectives​​

​​Our graduates will be able to

  • advance successfully in their careers as reflected in continued employment, job satisfaction, leadership responsibilities, and professional recognition; and will maintain ties with the University.
  • apply their scientific knowledge and engineering skills in graduate studies and/or industry.
  • be professionals who recognize the broader aspects of engineering practice including economic, environmental, social, political, safety, and sustainability constraints


 Learning Outcomes

By the time they graduate, our students will have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • 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
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice