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ABET Mechanical Engineering, BE

The Mechanical Engineering BE Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the commission's General Criteria and the Program Criteria for Mechanical and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of mechanical engineers.
  • Graduates will continue their professional development including advanced studies if they so desire. 
  • Graduates will continue their professional development by progressing through positions of increased responsibilities in their profession and/or communities.

Student Outcomes

  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.

Program Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Degrees Awarded
2023-2024 382  
2022-2023 359 70
2021-2022 317 88
2020-2021 354 128
2019-2020 404 128
2018-2019 465 128
2017-2018 487 119
2016-2017 461 126