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The College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Objectives

These six goals manifest as the following program EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES, which state: Rowan Mechanical Engineering graduates will possess:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering;
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs;
  4. an ability to function in multidisciplinary teams;
  5. an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems;
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. an ability to communicate effectively;
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context;
  9. a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues;
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;
  12. knowledge of chemistry and calculus-based physics with depth in at least one;
  13. an ability to apply advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations;
  14. a familiarity with statistics and linear algebra;
  15. an ability to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas including the design and realization of such systems;
  16. an ability to think creatively and innovatively;
  17. a knowledge of entrepreneurial practices.