Student Learning Outcomes
CBU mechanical engineering graduates are expected to:
- 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
- Be able to model and analyze physical systems, components or processes in both thermal and mechanical systems areas.
- Be able to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- Be able to use modern software and hardware engineering tools.
- Be able to analyze simple electric and electronic circuits.
- Be able to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team with diverse memberships.
- Understand ethical principles in the mechanical engineering profession.
- Be able to articulate a Christian worldview on personal, professional, technical, and societal issues.
- Be capable of clearly communicating ideas orally and in writing.
- Be able to analyze the social, economic, safety, environmental impact of their products on local community and in the global context.
- Acknowledge the need for (show appreciation of) life-long learning and demonstrate the ability to learn new topics independently.
- Have sufficient knowledge of humanities and social sciences to understand contemporary issues concerning the interaction between technology and society.
- Be able to design and realize a physical system, component or process to meet desired needs.