Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes for the BSME Program


The program educational objectives will be demonstrated by the following student outcomes:


Knowledge Outcomes:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering (abet a) In particular, an ability to apply knowledge of:
    1. chemistry and calculus-based physics.
    2. advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations.
    3. statistics and linear algebra.
  2. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility (abet f)
  3. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context (abet h)
  4. knowledge of current events and societal contemporary issues -- non-engineering related. (abet j)
  5. firm grasp of Engineering fundamentals and the ability to apply principles to evaluate or generate new and unique ideas
  6. a knowledge of computer aided design and simulation software


Skill Outcomes:


  1. an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data (abet b)
  2. 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 (abet c)
  3. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams (abet d)
  4. an ability to communicate effectively (abet g)
  5. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice (abet k)
  6. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems (abet e)
  7. an ability to create and innovate
  8. uses rigorous logic, engineering methods, and looks beyond the obvious to solve difficult problems


Attitude Outcomes:


  1. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility (abet f)
  2. a recognition of the need for an ability to engage in lifelong learning (abet i)
  3. a strong work ethic, with pride in the work (thorough)
  4. searches for opportunities to provide better solutions. Evaluates successes and failures for clues to improve