Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes


Enrollment and Graduation Data


Program Educational Objectives
The educational objectives of the Materials Engineering Undergraduate Program are for our graduates to be functioning professionals who:

  1. Advance in materials engineering or related professional positions.
  2. Continue to develop intellectually and professionally.

Student Outcomes
The Student Outcomes and their relationships to Criterion 3 and the Materials Engineering Program criteria are as follows:

  1. Graduates will be able to apply knowledge of mathematics, advanced science, and engineering principles to materials systems. [Engineering Criterion 3(a); Materials Engineering Program Criterion]
  2. Graduates will be able to design and conduct experiments, and to analyze and interpret data. [Engineering Criterion 3(b); Materials Engineering Program Criterion]
  3. Graduates will be able to design a part, component, or process to meet specific needs within reasonable constraints. [Engineering Criterion 3(c)]
  4. Graduates will be able to function on multi-disciplinary teams. [Engineering Criterion 3(d)]
  5. Graduates will be able to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.  [Engineering Criterion 3(e)]
  6. Graduates will understand professional and ethical responsibility. [Engineering Criterion 3(f)]
  7. Graduates will be able to communicate effectively, both in oral and written forms.[Engineering Criterion 3(g)]
  8. Graduates will have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. [Engineering Criterion 3(h)]
  9. Graduates will recognize the need for, and be able to engage in life-long learning. [Engineering Criterion 3(i)]
  10. Graduates will have a knowledge of contemporary issues through an integration of faculty experience gained from research and professional activities into program courses. [Engineering Criterion 3(j)]
  11. Graduates will be able to use statistical, computational and/or experimental techniques to analyze, design, or select material systems [Engineering Criterion 3(k), Materials Engineering Program Criterion]