ABET Accreditation

 

 


Mechanical Engineering Program (Bachelor's Degree)


Educational Objectives

  • Graduates who have successful careers in mechanical engineering.

  • Graduates who engage in life-long learning.

  • Graduates who successfully solve engineering problems.
  • Graduates who successfully work in teams to design systems, processes or components.

  • Graduates who work professionally and ethically.

 

 

Student Outcomes

In order to meet the mission and educational objectives of the program, the Mechanical Engineering Department at Arkansas Tech University established the following list of attributes as goals for its graduating students.

Students graduating from the Mechanical Engineering program should have:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3.  An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political ,ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6.  An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7.  An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering; tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. An ability to apply advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations
  13. An ability to apply principles of engineering, basics science, and mathematics to model, analyze, design, and realize physical systems, components or processes
  14. An ability to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems 

Enrollments

                   

Academic Year

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Mechanical Engineering Dept.

Total

264

246

244

224

255

319

360

366

382

Full-Time

254

230

219

200

239

292

328

337

352

Part-Time

10

16

25

24

16

27

32

29

30

                     
                     

Bachelor's Degrees Awarded

                   

Academic Year

 

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Mechanical Engineering

Baccalaureate Degrees

25

46

42

47

38

32

36

40

57