Outcomes & Objectives


 

Program Objectives

  1. To produce graduates who are able to practice mechanical engineering through design and analysis of mechanical systems in industry, government, and academic settings.
  2. To produce graduates who are prepared for graduate-level education, research and development, and other creative endeavors in science and technology.
  3. To produce graduates who are able to conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner.
  4. To produce graduates who are able to become contributors and leaders in the economic development and improving the quality of life in the State of Alaska, the nation, and the world.
 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

The program has chosen the following set of program outcomes.  It is expected that graduates from the program will have:
  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data.
  3. 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.
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and the ability to engage in, lifelong learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.