To prepare students for successful careers by providing:
- a comprehensive education that includes in-depth instruction in the major areas of General Engineering.
- an emphasis on analysis and problem solving and exposure to open-ended problems and design methods.
- courses taught in a manner that fosters teamwork, communication skills, and individual professionalism, including ethics and environmental awareness.
- preparation for a lifetime of continued learning and leadership through classroom experiences, along with outside activities.
- the ethical awareness to recognize their responsibilities to society while at the same time making significant contributions in their chosen fields.
- the environment to cultivate and grow the innovative engineering, problem solving, and business skills needed to develop and bring to market competitive products and services for the benefit of society.
- the environment to develop the character, self-reliance, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills through a high degree of choice, involvement, and responsibility for their education.
General Engineering graduates should have:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
- An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
- An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
- A recognition of the need for and ability to engage in life-long learning.
- A knowledge of contemporary issues.
- An ability to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
- An ability to succeed in engineering and nonengineering careers.