Edward F. Cross School of Engineering Program Educational Objectives
The faculty of the Edward F. Cross School of Engineering, in partnership with the institution, strives to provide students a high-quality, broad-based, and integrated engineering education that will enable them to achieve success within five years of graduation in one or both of the following:
· The practice of engineering or associated endeavors in industry, private practice, or government.
· Advanced study in engineering or other professions.
We expect students to develop:
· 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 multi-disciplinary 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 lifelong learning.
· A knowledge of contemporary issues.
· An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Our program is offered in:
· An environment that promotes the development of social and interpersonal maturity, character, teamwork, leadership, and ethical conduct as a foundation for productive service to society, both professionally and personally, and
· An atmosphere that will encourage students to develop a spirit of service consistent with Christian and humanitarian principles.
Last update on March 2, 2014