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Clemson University's bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
- Mechanical Engineering graduates employed in engineering practice will be advancing in level of responsibility enabled by the professional relevance of their education.
- Mechanical Engineering graduates engaged in advanced study will be enabled by the academic soundness of their education.
- Mechanical Engineering graduates employed in non-traditional areas will be advancing in level of responsibility enabled by the breadth of their education.
- Mechanical Engineering graduates will practice life-long learning and assume the responsibilities of citizenship encouraged by the holistic quality of their education.
Student Outcomes in Mechanical Engineering
Upon graduation, the students will have obtained:
- 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
- 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 and societal context
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- a knowledge of contemporary issues
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
- an ability to apply principles of engineering, basic science, and mathematics (including multivariate calculus and differential equations) to model, analyze, design, and realize physical systems, components, or processes.
- an ability to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas