Student Learning Outcomes

CBU mechanical engineering graduates are expected to:

  1. Be able to apply basic knowledge of math (including multivariate calculus and differential equations) and science (including chemistry and physics) and engineering fundamentals to formulate and solve engineering problems
  2. Be able to model and analyze physical systems, components or processes in both thermal and mechanical systems areas.
  3. Be able to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  4. Be able to use modern software and hardware engineering tools.
  5. Be able to analyze simple electric and electronic circuits.
  6. Be able to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team with diverse memberships.
  7. Understand ethical principles in the mechanical engineering profession.
  8. Be able to articulate a Christian worldview on personal, professional, technical, and societal issues.
  9. Be capable of clearly communicating ideas orally and in writing.
  10. Be able to analyze the social, economic, safety, environmental impact of their products on local community and in the global context.
  11. Acknowledge the need for (show appreciation of) life-long learning and demonstrate the ability to learn new topics independently.
  12. Have sufficient knowledge of humanities and social sciences to understand contemporary issues concerning the interaction between technology and society.
  13. Be able to design and realize a physical system, component or process to meet desired needs.