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.
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.
Fall 2013: 469
Spring 2014: 455
Spring 2013: 61
Fall 2013: 17