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ABET Mechanical Engineering

The Illinois Institute of Technology program in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

ME Program Educational Objectives

The current educational objectives of the Mechanical Engineering (ME) program are:

  • Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of mechanical engineers.
  • Graduates will continue to develop professionally by pursuing advanced study if they so desire.
  • Graduates will continue to develop professionally by pursuing leadership roles in their communities and/or professions.

ME Student Outcomes

Students from the ME program will attain, by the time of graduation:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

ME Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Academic Year Enrollment Awarded Degrees
2019-20 355 90
2018-19 352 82
2017-18 329 76
2016-17 326 88
2015-16 356 99

Armour College of Engineering

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