Aeronautical Engineering

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:
The PEOs for the Aeronautical Engineering program are to produce graduates who:

PEO1:  competently apply engineering methods to solve professional problems associated with the design, manufacture, and maintenance of aircraft and related systems and understand the social, ethical, and environmental context of their work.

PEO2: communicate clearly, collaborate competently in teams, and assume leadership roles.

PEO3: habitually engage in professional development. 

The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
In order to prepare our graduates to attain these objectives, we have adopted the following student outcomes that we expect our graduates to achieve:
 
SO1: An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering science, and mathematics.  

SO2:  An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

SO3:  An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

SO4:  An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

SO5:  An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

SO6:  An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

SO7:  An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.  

Chemical Engineering

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:
Program graduates are expected to: 

PEO1: practice chemical engineering* in continuing and emerging fields and/or

PEO2: be successful in pursuing advanced degrees

PEO3: be motivated to continually develop their knowledge and skills by, for example, taking continuing education or industry training course(s), and acquiring professional engineering certification

PEO4: contribute to society and the engineering profession.

*Here we define chemical engineering as the discipline that requires a thorough grounding in chemistry and a working knowledge of advanced chemistry; material and energy balances applied to chemical processes; thermodynamics of physical and chemical equilibria; heat, mass and momentum transfer; chemical reaction engineering; continuous and stage-wise separation processes; process dynamics and control; process design and appropriate modern experimental and computing techniques.  
 
The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
 
SO1:   An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering science, and mathematics.  
 
SO2:  An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
 
SO3:  An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
 
SO4:  An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
 
SO5:  An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
 
SO6:  An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
 
SO7:  An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.  

Civil Engineering

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:
The Program Educational Objectives support the mission of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department which is to educate talented and motivated men and women to become successful professionals through quality undergraduate and graduate and professional continuing education programs that place a high priority on student access and interaction with faculty.

PEO1:  Civil engineering graduates apply knowledge to meet the challenges of a successful professional career. 

PEO2:  Civil engineering graduates exhibit good communication, teamwork, and leadership skills.

PEO3:  Civil engineering graduates will become well-rounded citizens who rely on their engineering education to serve society with an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.

PEO4:  Civil engineering graduates are expected to exhibit intellectual growth, continued innovation and commitment to life-long learning.
 
The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
The Student Outcomes to Ensure Achievement of PEOs are:

SO1a:  Students will have the ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems through application of the principles of mathematics (including differential equations), calculus-based physics, chemistry, geospatial representation, applied statistics, and principles of civil engineering. (ABET CRITERION3, outcome 1) (addresses PEO1)

SO1b:  Students will be experienced in, and have the ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, including laboratory experimentation, to measure multiple phenomena, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.  (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 6) (addresses PEO1)

SO1c:  Students will have the ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs for the public good[1].  (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 2) (addresses PEO1)

SO1d:  Students will have the ability to apply learning strategies and modern engineering tools, to identify, formulate and design solutions for complex engineering problems. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 7) (addresses PEO1)

SO1e: Students will have basic proficiency in at least four of the recognized civil focus areas. (Specific program criteria, IMPLIED IN ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 1, 2, and 6. Addresses in part ABET Criterion 5(c)) (addresses PEO1)

SO1f:  Students will have an ability to think creatively, consider risks, make trade-offs, and use informed judgement for the public good while functioning as an individual or on a team to solve complex engineering problems and produce engineering designs. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 1, 4, 5, 7, and IMPLIED IN ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 2 and 6.) (addresses PEO1)

SO2a:  Students will have the ability to organize effective and concise engineering reports and memos for a range of audiences (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 3) (addresses PEO2)

SO2b:  Students will have the ability to organize and deliver engineering work in formal oral presentations to a range of audiences. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 3)  (addresses PEO2)

SO2c:  Students will have the ability to function effectively on diverse, multi-disciplinary teams, whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives towards engineering design solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of the public good. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 3 and 5)  (addresses PEO2)

SO3a:  Students will have the ability to recognize and practice ethical, professional, and environmental responsibility in engineering problem solving, evaluation, and design based upon knowledge of the humanities and exposure to, and understanding of, environmental quality as well as the NSPE Code of Ethics for Professional Engineers. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 1, 2, and 4)  (addresses PEO3)

SO3b:  Students will have the ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions on, and make informed judgements that consider the public good. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 2, and 4) (addresses PEO3)

SO4a:  Students will have an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 7) (addresses PEO4)

[1] “The public good”:  In the practice of engineering consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, national, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

Computer Engineering

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:

PEO1:  Graduates are expected to have advanced their careers as contributing professionals who apply fundamental engineering knowledge and analytical problem solving skills in a wide variety of practical applications.

PEO2:  Graduates are expected to have become well-rounded citizens who rely on their engineering education to serve society with an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.

PEO3:  Graduates are expected to have become effective and responsible collaborators who function well in diverse team environments.  Some graduates will have emerged as leaders in their field.

PEO4:  Graduates are expected to have exhibited intellectual growth and pursue continual innovation in their field.  Those graduates who are especially talented and motivated to pursue a graduate degree should be successful at entering and completing graduate studies. 

The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
In order to prepare our graduates to attain these objectives, we have adopted the following student outcomes that we expect our graduates to achieve:
 
SO1:  an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

SO2:  an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

SO3:   an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

SO4:   an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

SO5:   an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

SO6:  an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

SO7:  an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Electrical Engineering

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:

PEO1:  Graduates are expected to have advanced their careers as contributing professionals who apply fundamental engineering knowledge and analytical problem solving skills in a wide variety of practical applications.

PEO2:  Graduates are expected to have become well-rounded citizens who rely on their engineering education to serve society with an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.

PEO3:  Graduates are expected to have become effective and responsible collaborators who function well in diverse team environments.  Some graduates will have emerged as leaders in their field.

PEO4:  Graduates are expected to have exhibited intellectual growth and pursue continual innovation in their field.  Those graduates who are especially talented and motivated to pursue a graduate degree should be successful at entering and completing graduate studies. 
 
The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
In order to prepare our graduates to attain these objectives, we have adopted the following student outcomes that we expect our graduates to achieve:

SO1:  an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

SO2:  an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

SO3:  an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

SO4:  an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

SO5:  an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

SO6:  an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

SO7:   an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Engineering & Management

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:
E&M graduates are educated and prepared to:

PEO1:  Apply technical problem solving skills to develop innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions to complex problems.

PEO2: Lead multi-disciplinary teams to success by managing team dynamics.

PEO3:  Effectively communicate information for decision-making both orally and in writing to both technical and non-technical audiences.

PEO4:  Continuously balance simultaneous demands of today’s working environment through multi-tasking capabilities of planning, organizing, managing and controlling resources.

PEO5:  Combine engineering and business core knowledge to apply quantitative and qualitative methods to process analysis in business systems.

PEO6:  Make timely, ethical, and useful decisions in response to organizational challenges.

The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
Students will:

SO1:   Have the ability to apply calculus-based math, laboratory science, and engineering principles to technical problem-solving.

SO2:   Gain the knowledge and abilities to lead multi-disciplinary teams.

SO3:   Understand development and maintenance of relationships among people within and across organizations.

SO4:   Build a skill set in written and oral communication through coursework, projects, and extracurricular activities.

SO5:  Balance academic disciplines in science, engineering, business, and humanities to prepare for the changing workplace.

SO6:   Understand financial and information flows within and across organizations.

SO7:  Learn both quantitative and qualitative analysis methods.

SO8:  Apply a foundation of business and management principles to making timely, ethical, and useful decisions.

SO9:  Learn to lead and manage organization change.
 
These student outcomes address ABET Criterion 3 outcomes 1-7.  

Environmental Engineering

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:
The Program Educational Objectives support the mission of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department which is to educate talented and motivated men and women to become successful professionals through quality undergraduate and graduate and professional continuing education programs that place a high priority on student access and interaction with faculty.

PEO1: Environmental engineering graduates apply knowledge to meet the challenges of a successful professional career.

PEO2:  Environmental engineering graduates exhibit good communication, teamwork, and leadership skills.

PEO3:  Environmental engineering graduates will become well-rounded citizens who rely on their engineering education to serve society with an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.

PEO4:  Environmental engineering graduates are expected to exhibit intellectual growth, continued innovation and commitment to life-long learning.

The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
The Student Outcomes to Ensure Achievement of PEOs are:

SO1a:  Students will have the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics through differential equations, probability and statistics, calculus-based physics, chemistry (including stoichiometry, equilibrium, and kinetics), earth science, biological science, and fluid mechanics, formulate material and energy balances, and analyze the fate and transport of substances in and between air, water, and soil phases (ABET CRITERION3, outcome 1) (addresses PEO1)

SO1b:  Students will be experienced in, and have the ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, including laboratory experimentation, to measure multiple phenomena, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.  (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 6) (addresses PEO1)

SO1c:  Students will have the ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs for the public good[1].  (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 2) (addresses PEO1)

SO1d:  Students will have the ability to apply learning strategies and modern engineering tools, to identify, formulate and design solutions for complex engineering problems. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 7) (addresses PEO1)

SO1e:  Students will have basic proficiency in more than one environmental engineering focus area e.g. air, water, land or environmental health. (Specific program criteria, IMPLIED IN ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 1, 2, and 6; Addresses in part ABET Criterion 5(c)) (addresses PEO1)

SO1f:  Students will have an ability to think creatively, consider risks, make trade-offs, and use informed judgement for the public good while functioning as an individual or on a team to solve complex engineering problems and produce engineering designs. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 1, 4, 5, 7, and IMPLIED IN ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 2 and 6.) (addresses PEO1)

SO2a:   Students will have the ability to organize effective and concise engineering reports and memos for a range of audiences (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 3)  (addresses PEO2)

SO2b:   Students will have the ability to organize and deliver engineering work in formal oral presentations to a range of audiences. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 3)  (addresses PEO2)

SO2c:   Students will have the ability to function effectively on diverse, multi-disciplinary teams, whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives towards engineering design solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of the public good. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 3 and 5)  (addresses PEO2)

SO3a:   Students will have the ability to recognize and practice ethical, professional, and environmental responsibility in engineering problem solving, evaluation, and design based upon knowledge of the humanities and exposure to, and understanding of, environmental quality as well as the NSPE Code of Ethics for Professional Engineers. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 1, 2, and 4)  (addresses PEO3)

SO3b:   Students will have the ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions on, and make informed judgements that consider the public good. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcomes 2, and 4)  (addresses PEO3)

SO4a:  Students will have an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. (ABET CRITERION 3, outcome 7) (addresses PEO4)

[1] “The public good”:  In the practice of engineering consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, national, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

Mechanical Engineering

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:
The educational objectives for the ME program are to produce graduates who:

PEO1:  competently apply engineering methods to solve professional problems associated with the design, manufacture, and maintenance of mechanical systems and understand the social, ethical, and environmental context of their work.

PEO2:  communicate clearly, collaborate competently in teams, and assume leadership roles.

PEO3:  habitually engage in professional development. 

The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
In order to prepare our graduates to attain these objectives, we have adopted the following student outcomes that we expect our graduates to achieve:
 
SO1:   An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering science, and mathematics.  

SO2:  An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

SO3:  An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

SO4:  An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

SO5:  An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

SO6:  An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

SO7:  An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.  

Software Engineering

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are:

PEO1:  Graduates are expected to have advanced their careers as contributing professionals who apply fundamental engineering knowledge and analytical problem solving skills in a wide variety of practical applications. 

PEO2:  Graduates are expected to have become well-rounded citizens who rely on their engineering education to serve society with an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities. 

PEO3:  Graduates are expected to have become effective and responsible collaborators who function well in diverse team environments.  Some graduates will have emerged as leaders in their field. 

PEO4:  Graduates are expected to have exhibited intellectual growth and pursue continual innovation in their field.  Those graduates who are especially talented and motivated to pursue a graduate degree should be successful at entering and completing graduate studies. 
 
The Student Outcomes (SOs) are:
In order to prepare our graduates to attain these objectives, we have adopted the following student outcomes that we expect our graduates to achieve:

SO1:  an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

SO2:   an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

SO3:  an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

SO4:   an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

SO5:  an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

SO6:  an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

SO7:   an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.