Mission and Objectives
The Mechanical Engineering Department's vision is to be recognized as one of the preeminent Mechanical Engineering programs in Southern California.
Consistent with the University's Mission, learning is the first priority in the Mechanical Engineering Department. To implement our mission, we provide the best qualities of teaching, scholarship and professional practice. The Department is committed to facilitating the education of the Mechanical Engineering undergraduate and graduate students by following the Department's Program Educational Objectives.
The Mechanical Engineering Department wishes to realize its vision, and accomplish its mission by strengthening the department's partnerships with its stakeholders and the community; enhancing the quality of the Mechanical Engineering program through systematic assessments and feedback; and integrating emerging fields within the curriculum.
Program Educational Objectives
The Mechanical Engineering program has established the following Program Educational Objectives:
1. Technical Growth: Graduates will be successful in modern engineering practice, integrate into the local and global workforce, and contribute to the economy of California and the nation.
2. Professional Skills: Graduates will continue to demonstrate the professional skills necessary to be competent employees, assume leadership roles, and enjoy career success and satisfaction.
3. Professional Attitude and Citizenship: Graduates will become productive citizens with high ethical and professional standards, make sound engineering or managerial decisions, and have enthusiasm for the profession and professional growth.