The Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
Graduates are employed as mechanical engineers or in other professional fields that would benefit from a mechanical engineering education.
Graduates pursue advanced studies or engage in life-long learning activities.
Graduates of the mechanical engineering program leading to award of the B.S.M.E. degree will have:
(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, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.