Mechanical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of graduation, Mechanical Engineering graduates will have:

  • attain successful careers and recognition as young leaders in industry and in the community;
  • created innovative solutions through the application of their knowledge base and capacity for critical thinking;
  • established collaborative working relationships wherein they communicate their ideas effectively; and
  • pursued continuous professional development and advanced-study opportunities.


Mechanical Engineering Program Student Outcomes

The UAH Mechanical Engineering program will demonstrate that their graduates have:

    1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
    2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. 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
    4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. an ability to communicate effectively
    8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice


Mechanical Engineering Program Enrollment and Graduation Data

The enrollment and graduation data for the Mechanical Engineering program for the past three academic years are given below.

Academic Year Enrollment1 BSME Degrees Awarded
2019-2020 665 106
2018-2019 649 106
2017-2018 664 130

1Fall Undergraduate Headcount