University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Program Educational Objectives

Alumni of the mechanical engineering department are expected to have achieved the following 3-5 years after completing the undergraduate program:

Revised and approved by the ME Faculty on 11/9/12

Mechanical Engineering Educational Outcomes

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. 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
  4. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. an ability to communicate effectively
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degree Statistics

Enrollment and degree statistics provided by the College of Science and Engineering.