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Student Outcomes

What TCNJ Mechanical Engineering students are expected to know and be able to do at graduation. What knowledge, abilities, tools and skills the program gives the graduates to enable them to accomplish the educational objectives

The Student Outcomes listed below are expected of all graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Program. ME graduates 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
  • an ability to function in 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 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
  • an ability to apply advanced mathematics through multivariate
    calculus and differential equations;
  • familiarity with statistics, linear algebra, and numerical methods;
  • an ability to work professionally on thermal and/or mechanical systems.