Mechanical Engineering Accreditation

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

Mechanical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

The BSME Program Educational Objectives are as follows:

  • Graduates will have the educational background necessary to compete successfully in a global workplace
  • Qualified graduates will pursue advanced study if desired
  • Graduates will pursue leadership positions in their profession and/or communities

Mechanical Engineering Student Outcomes

By the time our graduates complete the mechanical engineering program, they will have successfully demonstrated the following:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Mechanical Enrollment and Graduation Data

Undergraduate enrollment

Fall 2011

Fall 2012

Fall 2013

Fall 2014

Fall 2015

Fall 2016

Fall 2017

Fall 2018

ME Total

214

210

215

259

279

671*

586

542

*Number includes ME majors and pre-majors, starting Fall 2016.

 

Undergraduate graduation

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

ME Total

59

68

62

65

52

87

93

97