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Engineering - Program Student Outcomes

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In preparing students to meet the stated goals, the program is designed to equip them with the following specific competencies:

  1. Knowledge. The ability to apply a core of knowledge necessary to engineering practice. This includes
    • Knowledge of mathematics.
    • Knowledge of science.
    • Core engineering knowledge.
    • Knowledge in an engineering specialty.
    • Knowledge of contemporary issues in engineering.
  2. Experimental Skills. The ability to perform experiments and properly use the results. The graduate
    • Can design and conduct experiments.
    • Can analyze, interpret, and judge the significance of data.
  3. Technical Skills. The technical skills necessary to work well in the engineering community. The graduate
    • Demonstrates skill in using common tools and instrumentation necessary for engineering practice.
    • Demonstrates computer literacy skills.
    • Has familiarity with major software tools in a student's area of interest.
  4. Design Skills. The skills necessary to perform engineering design. The graduate
    • Can identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
    • Can design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints.
  5. Workplace Skills. The skills necessary to function in the engineering workplace. The graduate
    • Functions effectively on multi-disciplinary teams, recognizing the value of other viewpoints.
    • Communicates effectively in oral, written, and visual forms.
  6. Character. The personal traits and attitudes that enable a person to live a life of Christlike character. The graduate
    • Has the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in context.
    • Understands professional and ethical responsibility.
    • Views all of life including engineering from a consistent Christian worldview.
    • Displays a teachable disposition and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

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