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College of Engineering: Learning Outcomes

Civil Engineering

Mission: The mission of the civil engineering department is to provide an overall scholarly, collegial, and professional atmosphere of undergraduate education by which students are prepared for careers in civil engineering.

To accomplish the mission, the department will:

  • Provide a program that prepares students for entry-level professional employment or advanced studies at the graduate level by offering a curriculum based on a strong background in fundamentals of engineering, science, and mathematics structured for breadth of coverage of civil engineering principles.
  • Provide for areas of concentration, minors, and an opportunity for work experience through a cooperative education program.
  • Provide for a student body of appropriate quality and size that is active in the university community.
  • Provide a faculty who excel in undergraduate scholarship and who are active in their profession.
  • Provide state-of-the-practice physical facilities, including classrooms, laboratories, and support areas.
  • Provide for institutional commitment for support in the areas of administration, financial resources, and instituational facilities.

Program Educational Objectives: We expect the alumni of our civil engineering program to attain:

  • Advancement to a professional position within civil engineering by virtue of their knowledge, skills, and attitude;
  • Recognition for solving engineering problems and developing design solutions that consider aesthetics, safety, and sustainability;
  • A reputation for conducting professional endeavors in a responsisble and ethical manner; and
  • Professional development through a commitment to career-long learning.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in civil engineering will have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to anlyze 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 multidisciplinary 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 life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Computer Engineering

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the computer engineering program are expected to attain the following attributes:

  • Success in their chosen career
  • Engagement in continuing professional development
  • Effectiveness in communicating with those both inside and outside of computer engineering
  • A predisposition toward practicing the professional, ethical, and moral responsibilities of computer engineers
  • Readiness to accept challenging assignments and responsibilities

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in computer engineering will have:

  • 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 multidisciplinary 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 life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Accreditation: The degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCPE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Computer Science

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the computer science program are expected to attain the following attributes:

  • Success in their chosen career
  • Engagement in continuing professional development
  • Effectiveness in communicating with those both inside and outside of computer science
  • A predisposition toward practicing the professional, ethical, and moral responsibilities of computer scientists
  • Readiness to accept challenging assignments and responsibilities

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in computer science will have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
  • An ability to analyze a problem and to identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  • An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
  • An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices
  • An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity

Accreditation: The degree of Bachelor of Science (BS) in computer science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Engineering Education

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the engineering education program will:

  • Demonstrate success in their chosen profession.
  • Contribute to an expansion of knowledge of both engineering and education through professional development opportunities and community service.
  • Develop and cultivate identities as “Engineering Educators” by functioning at the intersection of engineering and education.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in engineering education will have:

  • 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 multidisciplinary 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 life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Electrical Engineering

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the electrical engineering program are expected to attain the following attributes:

  • Success in their chosen career
  • Engagement in continuing professional development
  • Effectiveness in communicating with those both inside and outside of electrical engineering
  • A predisposition toward practicing the professional, ethical, and moral responsibilities of electrical engineers
  • Readiness to accept challenging assignments and responsibilities

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in electrical engineering will have:

  • 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 multidisciplinary 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 life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Accreditation: The degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Mechanical Engineering

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the mechanical engineering program will attain:

  • Success in their chosen profession.
  • Recognition for their ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and to work with people of various backgrounds.
  • Respect by working in a dedicated, competent, and ethical manner.
  • Professional development through continued studies.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in mechanical engineering will have:

  • 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 multidisciplinary 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 life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Accreditation: The degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

College of Engineering

Lori Goldsmith

Executive Administrative Assistant
419-772-2371
l-goldsmith@onu.edu
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525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
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Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
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