Program Objectives

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.

Desired Outcomes

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.   



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