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Accreditation and Licensure

  • ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

    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 (1) through (7) plus any additional outcomes that may be articulated by the program.

    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.

    Enrollment and Graduation Data for the Mechanical Engineering Program

    Mechanical Engineering Fall Enrollment

      2016 2017  2018  2019  2020 
    Mechanical Engineering 116 98  97 105  92 
    Mechanical Engineering
    (5 Year Co-op)
    8 6  4 2  5

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

    2019
      2016 2017  2018  2019 2020 
    Mechanical Engineering 26 20  31  26  21
    Mechanical Engineering
    (5 Year Co-op)
    0 1  1  0  0