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Engineering Program Vitals

Mission Statement

The engineering program of LeTourneau University will produce graduates that are able to integrate theoretical knowledge with practical application for preparation as effective engineers in an ever-changing technological environment. This will be accomplished within an interdisciplinary framework and with a sense of a Christian vocation and commitment to serving God in society.

Program Objectives

The objectives of LeTourneau's Engineering Program are that graduates will:

  • Effectively complete engineering designs and other applications employing both theoretical and practical knowledge.
  • Be characterized by their interdisciplinary engineering strengths.
  • Exhibit effective teamwork and communication skills in the work place.
  • Be characterized by a high level of technical leadership skills.
  • Adapt to changing industry and technology advancements and also be committed to continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior with a sense of Christian purpose in the workplace.
  • Be successfully employed as engineers or accepted into graduate programs.

Educational Student Outcomes

Student outcomes are those abilities that a graduate of the engineering program will have attained so that he/she can meet the educational objectives established for the program.

At the time of graduation, students in LeTourneau's Engineering Program will have:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data from experiments;
  • 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;
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  • an ability to communicate effectively;
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues;
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;
  • an ability to provide and/or properly respond to good leadership;
  • an ability to make decisions based on appropriate economic considerations.

Enrollment

Fall 2013: 469
Spring 2014: 455

Graduates

Spring 2013: 61
Fall 2013: 17

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