The bachelor of science in engineering degree program with a major in mechanical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
“Our approach, the criteria, and processes we use, and the quality we guarantee inspire confidence in the programs we accredit, whose graduates are building a world that’s safer, more efficient, more comfortable, and more sustainable.”
Within 3 to 5 years of earning their degrees, graduates of the Mechanical Engineering bachelor's program are expected to have:
- Demonstrated success as a mechanical engineer or their chosen career field.
- Advanced their educational pursuits through graduate education, professional registration, or similar means.
- Advanced their careers by engaging in professional society participation and community service outreach.
By the time of graduation, students will have demonstrated:
- 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 multidisciplinary 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.
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