Graduates in the NMSU Mechanical Engineering Technology program will have:
An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of Mechanical Engineering Technology, including the following ABET Criterion 3 :
3a. an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;
3b. an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;
3c. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
3d. an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
3e. an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
3f. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
3g. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
3h. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
3i. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
3j. a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global
3k. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
All student outcomes are listed and mapped under Criterion 3.