The ME program adheres to the a-k Student Outcomes of the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. These outcomes are defined as the skills and competencies that students are required to have at the time of graduation, and are given below:
- 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.
The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Criteria (a-k) Student Outcomes and their relation with the ME core courses is available under the tab “Relationship Tables”.