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Engineering (B.S.E.)

4-year Checksheet

Program Description

The B.S.E. in Engineering produces graduates with a breadth of engineering skill and knowledge while facilitating technical depth in a field of concentration: architectural engineering, composites engineering, industrial engineering, or textile engineering. Students choose their engineering concentration in their sophomore year, and they graduate qualified to pursue Professional Engineering (PE) licensure. 

Program Educational Objectives

The B.S.E. in Engineering prepares graduates who have the ability to:

1. Work in diverse and challenging careers, including engineering practice.
2. If qualified and interested, succeed  in the diverse and challenging environments of advanced study, alternative career paths or entrepreneurship.
3. Meet employer expectations through integrity, creativity, curiosity, ethics, responsibility, and application of experiential learning.
4. Pursue intellectual activity, personal growth, and professional development through relationships with each other; professional colleagues; and Philadelphia University faculty, staff and alumni.

Student Outcomes

The Engineering program assesses and evaluates all Student Outcomes identified by the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission. Graduates of the B.S.E. in Engineering program will demonstrate:

a. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
b. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
c. 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
d. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
e. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
f. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
g. an ability to communicate effectively
h. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
i. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
j. a knowledge of contemporary issues
k. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice