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Engineering Program

Objectives and Outcomes

Mission statement

EMU’s engineering program prepares students  to use their technical expertise, working together, to serve the common good.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates engage in careers and continuing education related to their field of study, using engineering skills strengthened by interdisciplinary knowledge and the liberal arts.
  2. Graduates perform in their vocation with a global mindset, serve in order to better society, and seek to be leaders for positive change.
  3. Graduates build community in diverse teams and work constructively toward shared goals.
  4. Graduates demonstrate ethical values, grounded in commitments to sustainability, peacebuilding, and social justice.

Student Outcomes

At graduation, engineering students will attain the following outcomes:

  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.

EMU Engineering enrollment and graduation data    
Academic Year Program Enrollment Degrees Conferred
2022-23 39  
2021-22 44 2
2020-21 33 4
2019-20 32 5
2018-19 30 1
2017-18 22 n/a
2016-17 10 n/a
Complete enrollment and degree data available through EMU's office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
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