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Objectives and Outcomes

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Department is to produce mechanical engineering graduates who possess the acumen, competence, and skills needed to enter, succeed, and lead in professional practice and/or graduate school. The goal is to provide a learning and nurturing environment that stimulates faculty and students to collaborate in solving practical problems, motivates life-long learning, and helps them reach their highest potential.

Mechanical Engineering Program Objectives

The objectives of the department are that every student within 3 to 5 years after graduation of the mechanical engineering program will be prepared:

  1. To enter professional practice, or pursue advanced studies.
  2. To succeed in local, regional, national and international practice.
  3. For lifelong learning
  4. For satisfaction in the educational investment
  5. To pursue opportunities in mechanical engineering.
  6. To meet global technological and societal changing needs.
  7. To interact globally with engineering technology

Mechanical Engineering Program Outcomes

Bradley’s Mechanical Engineering Program Outcomes require that graduates receiving the BSME achieve the following upon graduation:

  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
  4. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary 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 and societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.