Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The College of Engineering is committed to educating tomorrow’s technology leaders for career success.

    The objective of the College of Engineering is to serve society by offering high quality educational programs in the professional areas that it covers, and by performing research and community service, with high professional standards. The College is dedicated to educating engineers to deal with the major issues of society over the next generation - enhancing competitiveness, advancing health care, coming into harmony with the environment, utilizing technology for humankinds benefit, and supporting a sophisticated infrastructure.

    The goal of the faculty is to prepare students to be employed effectively in manufacturing, consulting, construction, information technology, service industries, and those related to the medical industry and health care, in roles involving planning, design and implementation at all levels of decision making.

    Students are broadly prepared in technical, leadership, and management skills. Student development accrues both inside and outside the classroom, with input from faculty, employers, alumni, and other students. They are made acutely aware of environmental and international perspectives. Professional competence in the traditional sense is complemented by a broad capability to function in society. The College places great emphasis on providing students with a learning experience which will enable them to develop productive careers while creating engineering solutions to problems of our society. Learning is centered around real life experiences, which involve an understanding of science, mathematics, social values, and aesthetics, to produce economical solutions to physical problems which society encounters. Protection and enhancement of the environment is stressed at all levels, and emphasis is placed on the creative application of knowledge which will improve the quality of life.