Learning Outcomes | Engineering

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the engineering program will have:

  • an ability to apply principles of mathematics, science, and engineering in a variety of contexts.
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and tools necessary for science and engineering practice.
  • 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 participate in projects that cross disciplines and 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.

Program Purpose

The engineering program seeks to produce graduates who will:

  • be able to excel in professional careers across a broad range of industries
  • apply the knowledge and skills acquired through both liberal arts & sciences and engineering curricula to positively contribute to their profession and society
  • assume positions of responsibility and/or leadership in academia, industry, government, and business
  • succeed in post-graduate and professional degree programs