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SPSU
Systems and Mechanical Engineering Department
1100 South Marietta Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30060

Renee Butler, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Systems and Mechanical Engineering
678-915-5414
rbutler@spsu.edu
Building Q, Room 129

Diana Cosme
Administrative Assistant II
678-915-3060
dcosme@spsu.edu
Building Q, Room 128

Richard J. Ruhala, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator for Mechanical Engineering
678-915-6855
rruhala@spsu.edu
Building Q, Room 127

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Program Outcomes and Learning Objectives

Student Outcomes for Mechanical Engineering:

The graduates of the Mechanical Engineering program at SPSU will 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.
  12. an ability to apply principles of engineering, basic science, and mathematics (including multivariate calculus and differential equations) to model, analyze, design, and realize physical systems, components or processes.
  13. an ability to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas.

 

Program Educational Objectives for Mechanical Engineering:

During the first few years after graduation we expect our graduates to

  1. Meet the educational requirements to pursue registration as a professional engineer in the State of Georgia and other states in the nation.
  2. Demonstrate success and/or leadership in their engineering positions.
  3. Be prepared to pursue graduate education in mechanical and other professional fields.