Mechanical Engineering, M.S.
Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
The following learning goals and learning outcomes have been established for students pursuing a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering
Technical Growth (Graduates will be successful in their chosen area (i.e., Robotics, Control, and Automated Manufacturing; Design and Materials for Manufacturing; Thermal and Fluid Engineering; Power and Energy, integrate into the local and global workforce, and contribute to the economy of California and the nation).
- Utilize scientific inquiry and knowledge skills to identify, formulate, analyze, and design engineering problems
- Use techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for mechanical engineering related practices
- Develop knowledge of contemporary issues in mechanical engineering related disciplines
Professional Skills (Graduates will demonstrate the professional skills necessary to be competent employees, assume leadership roles, and have career success and satisfaction).
- Design and evaluate 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
- Function effectively on multi-disciplinary teams
- Communicate effectively
Professional Attitude and Citizenship (Graduates will become productive citizens with high ethical and professional standards, who make sound engineering or managerial decisions, and have enthusiasm for the profession and professional growth).
- Understand professional and ethical responsibility
- Recognize the need for, and to engage in life-long learning after graduation