Accreditation and Licensure

  • Our Bachelor of Science program in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

    Program Educational Objectives

    Graduates of the Gannon University program in Mechanical Engineering are expected to:

    1. Demonstrate technical ability through application of analytical, experimental, and computer knowledge to physical systems, while engaging in careers in industry or government
    2. Demonstrate professional leadership gained from completing a rigorous engineering program and having the opportunity for campus involvement, as evidenced by promotion and/or acceptance of increasing professional responsibilities.
    3. Demonstrate commitment to the ideals of a values-centered education as global citizens through workplace conduct, and professional and community activities undertaken for the benefit of the human condition.
    4. Demonstrate recognition of the value of lifelong learning through pursuit of continuing education while obtaining experience in their field of endeavor, workplace educational opportunities, or graduate studies related to engineering and management.

    Student Outcomes 

     

    The program must have documented student outcomes that prepare graduates to attain the program educational objectives.

    Student outcomes are outcomes (a) through (k) plus any additional outcomes that may be articulated by the program.

     

    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.

    Enrollment and Graduation Data for the Mechanical Engineering Program

    Mechanical Engineering Fall Enrollment

      2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 
    Mechanical Engineering 77 101 101 131 116 98
    Mechanical Engineering
    (5 Year Co-op)
    11 8 10 11 8 6
    Total 88 109 111 142 124 104

    Mechanical Engineering Completions (July 1st to June 30th)

      2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017   Total
    Mechanical Engineering 17 14 11 13 31 18 104
    Mechanical Engineering
    (5 Year Co-op)
    0 3 0 0 0 1 4
    Total 17 17 11 13 31 19 108