Program Objectives & Outcomes
- The Thomas Jefferson University BSE in Mechanical Engineering prepares graduates who have the ability to: Work in diverse and challenging careers, including engineering practice
- If qualified and interested, succeed in the diverse and challenging environments of advanced study, alternative career paths, or entrepreneurship.
- Meet employer expectations through integrity, creativity, curiosity, ethics, responsibility, and application of experiential learning.
- Pursue intellectual activity, personal growth, and professional development through relationships with each other; professional colleagues; and Thomas Jefferson University faculty, staff, and alumni.
The Thomas Jefferson University mechanical engineering program
assesses and evaluates all student outcomes identified by the ABET
Engineering Accreditation Commission.
Graduates of the B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering program will demonstrate:
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- 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
- an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- an ability to communicate effectively
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- a knowledge of contemporary issues
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice