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