Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. Student Learning Outcomes

College Engineering and Engineering Technology
Major Mechanical Engineering
Degree Ph.D.
Date Revised 2017

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Advanced Knowledge: Master advanced concepts, methods, and technologies in mechanical engineering thrust areas.  
  2. Analysis: Ability to apply in depth qualitative analysis to relevant mechanical engineering questions, issues, and problems.
  3. Research: Conduct independent research that results in an original contribution to knowledge that meets all the standards for responsible conduct of research.
  4. Ethics: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ethical standards in executing research.
  5. Communication: Communicate research to both technical and general audiences in an effective manner through oral and written formats.

Methods of Assessment

  • Ph.D. Candidacy Examination (1, 2)
  • Dissertation Proposal Examination (1-5)
  • Dissertation Report and Defense (1-5)
  • Research Committee Meetings (1-5)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research (MEEE 799) (1-5)

Last Updated

AAE updated September 2019

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