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MMET Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives:

Produce graduates with knowledge, hands-on skills, problem-solving, technical and leadership skills to enter careers in the design, installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, technical sales, maintenance, process and system design. These graduates will:

PEO1.    Attain a gainful employment in technical or leadership careers where they continue to enhance their knowledge in the Mechanical and/or Manufacturing disciplines.   

PEO2.    Attain an ability to work effectively in cross functional teams and communicate effectively in oral, written or visual forms.

PEO3.    Attain an awareness of ethical, professional, and social responsibilities in their professional lives and community services.

PEO4.    Attain skills necessary to engage in lifelong learning activities coupled with commitment to continuous improvement in their professional lives.

Student Outcomes:

By the time of graduation, students in the MMET program will provide:

SO1.   [a]An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of mechanical and manufacturing engineering technology to the design, manufacturing,  testing, evaluation, and maintenance of mechanical and manufacturing systems;

SO2.   [b] An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to selection of materials, manufacturing processes, tooling, automation, production operations, maintenance, quality, industrial organization, management and statistics to solve mechanical and manufacturing problems;

SO3.   [c] An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements of engineering materials, statics, dynamics, fluid power, and electronics;

SO4.   [d] An ability to:

                    I. design systems, components, or processes for use in mechanical and manufacturing projects;

                    II. produce drawings and related electronic data files in the areas of mechanical design, tool design and machine design;

SO5.   [e] An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;

SO6.   [f] An ability to identify, analyze, and solve engineering technology problems in;

                   I. mechanical and manufacturing processes, planning, optimization and automation;

                   II. facilities planning, materials handling and robotics;

SO7.   [g] An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;

SO8.   [h] An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

SO9.   [i] An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;

SO10.  [j] A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context; and

SO11.  [k] A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.