Bachelor's Degree: BS-MET

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Apply math and physics principles to the solution of engineering technical problems.

  2. Use applied skills to identify, evaluate, and solve complex technical problems.

  3. Use engineering computer software to facilitate engineering problem solving.

  4. Function effectively in team-oriented activities.

  5. Demonstrate the knowledge of expected standards of ethical and professional conduct.

  6. Verbally communicate ideas.

  7. Prepare well-written technical reports.

  8. In addition, our graduates will have the necessary fundamentals to pursue life-long learning.

Program-specific objectives for students who are graduates of the BS-MET program

  • Are able to analyze and design complex mechanical components and systems.
  • Are able to set-up experimental testing procedures and selectively utilize data to reinforce engineering concepts.
  • Have a basic understanding of modern manufacturing methods used to facilitate the production of consumer products.

Student Outcomes

  1. an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined mechanical engineering technology activities
  2. an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to mechanical engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies
  3. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes
  4. an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined mechanical engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives
  5. an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team
  6. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined mechanical engineering technology problems
  7. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  8. an understanding of the need for, and an ability to, engage in self-directed continuing professional development
  9. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity
  10. a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context
  11. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement

See graduation and enrollment data for BS-MET.