Enrollment & Graduation Data, Outcomes and Objectives

UM-Flint's Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. Below are the enrollment & graduation data from 2014 to 2018 for the Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Educational Objectives 

a.    Graduates use engineering principles and standards to develop innovative solutions when they model, analyze, design mechanical, thermal, automotive components and systems.
b.    Graduates are successfully employed in mechanical engineering and other related professions.
c.    Graduates successfully demonstrate ethical, professional, leadership, teamwork, communication and technical competencies.
d.    Graduates engage in lifelong learning demonstrated by professional development, publication, continuing education and other similar activities. 

ABET Student Outcomes

From 2019-2020

1.    An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
2.    An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
3.    An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
4.    An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
5.    An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
6.    An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
7.    An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Until 2018-2019

a.    An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
b.    An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
c.    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.
d.    An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
e.    An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
f.    An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
g.    An ability to communicate effectively.
h.    The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
i.    Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
j.    Knowledge of contemporary issues.
k.    An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.