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In compliance with ABET policy, information about our Program Educational Objectives, Student Outcomes, Annual Enrollment, and Annual Graduation Count is provided below. Click on the headers to learn about them.

Program Educational Objectives

Mechanical Engineering

The objectives of the Mechanical Engineering program are to produce graduates who will:
  • Function successfully in engineering roles within the automotive and other global industries,
  • Engage in lifelong learning and pursue graduate study in mechanical engineering or other post-graduate education,
  • Contribute effectively and ethically to a modern, multidisciplinary workplace, and
  • Demonstrate effective communication, problem-solving and teamwork skills.

Computer Engineering
The objectives of the Computer Engineering program are to produce graduates who will:
  • Become successful practitioners in an engineering or related career.
  • Pursue graduate study and/or continuing education opportunities in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or other related disciplines.
  • Demonstrate leadership and excel in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environments.
  • Function as responsible members of society with an awareness of the ethical and social ramifications of their work. 

Electrical Engineering
The undergraduate program in Electrical Engineering will provide educational experiences aimed toward producing graduates who will:
  • Become successful practitioners in an engineering or related career.
  • Pursue graduate study and/or continuing education opportunities in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or other related disciplines.
  • Demonstrate leadership and excel in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environments.
  • Function as responsible members of society with an awareness of the ethical and social ramifications of their work.

Industrial and Systems Engineering
The objectives of the Industrial and Systems Engineering program are to produce graduates who will:
  • Design, develop, and implement systems which integrate people, materials, equipment, information and energy;
  • Operate effectively in dynamic and diverse organizations;
  • Demonstrate a professional attitude, integrity and commitment to life-long learning in their work.

Computer Science
In the course of their careers, graduates of the Computer Science program will:
  • Work productively in the creation, maintenance, and improvement of computing systems.
  • Remain current in their profession through lifelong learning, including graduate school.
  • Exhibit leadership and exercise their profession with the highest level of ethics, and social responsibility.

Information Technology
In the course of their careers, graduates of the Information Technology program will:
  • Work productively as problem solvers and providers of IT solutions in multi-disciplinary environments, including the automotive and health settings.
  • Remain current in their profession through lifelong learning.
  • Exhibit leadership and exercise their profession with the highest level of ethics, and social responsibility.


Student Outcomes

Mechanical Engineering
Student Outcomes are a set of skills that assure the achievement of the ME program educational objectives. Before graduating, ME students will demonstrate their skills in the following key areas:

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
c. 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
d. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
e. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve 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, economic, environmental, and societal context
i. a recognition of the need for, and an 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 engineering practice.

Computer Engineering
Student Outcomes are a set of skills that assure the achievement of the CE program educational objectives. Before graduating, CE students will demonstrate their skills in the following key areas:

a. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline;
b. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution;
c. An ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs;
d. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal;
e. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities;
f. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
g. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society;
h. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development;
i. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice;
j. An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices;
k. An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Electrical Engineering
Student Outcomes are a set of skills that assure the achievement of the EE program educational objectives. Before graduating, EE students will demonstrate their skills in the following key areas:

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
c. 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
d. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
e. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve 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, economic, environmental, and societal context
i. a recognition of the need for, and an 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 engineering practice.

Industrial and Systems Engineering
Student Outcomes are a set of skills that assure the achievement of the ISE program educational objectives. Before graduating, ISE students will demonstrate their skills in the following key areas:

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
c. 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
d. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
e. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve 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, economic, environmental, and societal context
i. a recognition of the need for, and an 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 engineering practice.

Computer Science
Student Outcomes are a set of skills that assure the achievement of the CS program educational objectives. Before graduating, CS students will demonstrate their skills in the following key areas:

a. an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline;
b. an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution;
c. an ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs;
d. an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal;
e. an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities;
f. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
g. an ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society;
h. recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development;
i. an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice;
j. an ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices;
k. an ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Information Technology
Student Outcomes are a set of skills that assure the achievement of the IT program educational objectives. Before graduating, IT students will demonstrate their skills in the following key areas:

a. An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline;
b. An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution;
c. An ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs;
d. An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal;
e. An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities;
f. An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences;
g. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society;
h. Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in, continuing professional development;
i. An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice;
j. An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies;
k. An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems;
l. An ability to effectively integrate IT-based solutions into the user environment;
m. An understanding of best practices and standards and their application;
n. An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan.


Enrollment and Graduation Data

Mechanical Engineering
Enrollment:
Fall 2012Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015
290376497625

Degrees Awarded:
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 Total
524760159

Computer Engineering
Enrollment:
Fall 2012Fall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015
6599123153

Degrees Awarded:
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 Total
13141643

Electrical Engineering

Enrollment:
Fall 2012Fall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015
179227276322 

Degrees Awarded:
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 Total
3038 44 112

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Enrollment:
Fall 2012Fall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015
46587062 

Degrees Awarded:
2012-20132013-2014 2014-2015 Total
671023

Computer Science

Enrollment:
Fall 2012Fall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015
201225288335

Degrees Awarded:
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 Grand Total
19193472

Information Technology

Enrollment:
Fall 2012Fall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015
139130150186

Degrees Awarded:
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 Total
343332 99