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Program Objectives and Student Outcomes

USI Engineering Program Objectives

Program graduates will contribute to the engineering profession.

We will consider this objective to be achieved if:

Within five years, most graduates are working in engineering or in fields directly related to engineering.


Program graduates will contribute to the regional economy.

We will consider this objective to be achieved if:

After five years, most graduates are employed within the tri-state region surrounding Evansville, Indiana.

USI Engineering Student Outcomes

  • 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 within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

  • an ability to function on 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, economic, environmental, 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.

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