Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Assessment

Department Goals

  1. Make improving the quality of the MfgE Program, primarily in teaching and research, an ongoing process.
  2. Maintain a good balance between general and specialized education in the curriculum.
  3. Affirm academic freedom and welcome a diversity of opinions and ideas for students, faculty, and staff of all culture.
  4. Facilitate part-time and full-time, traditional and nontraditional students.
  5. Work with local and regional schools to promote engineering as a profession.
  6. Serve the community as an engineering and technology recourse center of the region.
  7. Provide opportunities for faculty and staff development.
  8. Allocate and acquire resources to strengthen the MfgE program in a cost-effective manner.

Student Learning Outcomes

April 2006

Graduates from these Programs at St. Cloud State University will have:

  • the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to design and problem solving
  • the ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data related to manufacturing engineering
  • the ability to select, improve, and design processes, components and systems to meet desired needs
  • the ability to function in multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams
  • the ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • the ability to communicate effectively
  • an understanding of the competitive and integrated nature of the manufacturing environment
  • the broad education necessary to understand the social, economic, environmental, and global impact of engineering solutions
  • a recognition of the need, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues as they relate to the practice of mechanical and manufacturing engineering
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for mechanical and manufacturing engineering practice

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