Objectives & Outcomes


  • The Engineering Program of UMES is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org


    Program Educational Objectives:

    UMES Engineering program produces graduates who are expected to achieve the following objectives within a few years after graduation:

    Objective 1: Work as a technically competent engineer at the professional level in industry, government agencies or pursue graduate studies.
    Objective 2: Effectively work on industry or government engineering project teams.
    Objective 3: Be engaged as an effective member of the engineering profession as it relates to and interacts with the global society.
    Objective 4: Actively take steps to remain current with advancing engineering tools and technologies.

    Students Learning Outcomes:

    The graduates of the UMES Engineering program will have the following Learning Outcomes:

    (a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
    (b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    (c) an ability to design 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
    (d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    (e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    (f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    (g) an ability to communicate effectively
    (h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    (i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    (j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
    (k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice


    Engineering Program Enrollment and Graduate Data