Edward F. Cross School of Engineering Program Objectives
Faculty of the Edward F. Cross School of Engineering, in partnership with the campus, strive to provide each student with:
A high-quality, broad-based, and integrated engineering education that will prepare them to enter, succeed, and grow in the practice of engineering in industry, private practice, or government,
A sound preparation and motivation for lifelong learning, including programs of advanced study in engineering and/or associated fields,
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.
We expect students to attain:
- 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.
- A level of preparation allowing them to enter, succeed, and grow in the practice of engineering.
- A level of preparation adequate to enter and excel in graduate level education.
- A spirit of service and humanitarian concern demonstrated through involvement in volunteer service benefitting others.
Last update on November 8, 2010