Mechanical Engineering Accreditation

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Mechanical Engineering Accreditation

The Mechanical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

ABET Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates will be employed in engineering or related fields in industries, academia and state or federal government agencies and related private practice.
  2. Graduates will advance their professional standing through life-long learning by graduate and/or continuing education in engineering or related fields.
  3. Graduates will attain professional advancement and be active participants in their profession.

ABET Student Outcomes

(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 for mechanical devices and systems
(C) An ability to design a mechanical system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
(D) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
(E) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve mechanical 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 and societal context
(I) A recognition of the need for, and 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 mechanical engineering practice an ability to use the techniques, skills , and modern engineering tools necessary for mechanical engineering practice
(L) A familiarity with linear algebra and statistics
(M) An ability to apply advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations
(N) A knowledge of chemistry and calculus-based physics
(O) An ability to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas including the design and realization of such systems

Enrollment Data and Graduation Data:

Enrollment, Fall 2016:

Ph.D. - 16
M.S. Degree - 14
B.S. Degree - 556

Graduates for the Academic Year 2015- 2016 (December, May, July):Ph.D. - 4
M.S. Degree - 6
B.S. Degree - 100