Engineering Program Outcomes

Outcome a

(a) Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

Performance Criteria Unsatisfactory 1 Developing 2 Satisfactory 3 Exemplary 4
A1. Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics Lacks basic awareness in solving simple mathematics problem(s) in engineering context Basic awareness of using basic mathematics tools in solving simple problem(s) of engineering context Capable of solving problem(s) in applying advanced mathematics Proficiently applies mathematics to solve problem(s) exceeding the requirements
A2. Ability to apply knowledge of science Lacks basic awareness of science and its role in engineering application Basic awareness of applying science to solve simple problem(s) Capable of solving problem(s) applying advanced knowledge Proficiently applies this knowledge of engineering to solve problem(s) exceeding the requirements
A3. Ability to apply knowledge of engineering Lacks basic awareness of engineering approach in solving simple problem(s) Basic awareness of formulating solutions of simple problem(s) using basic engineering approach Capable of solving problem(s) applying advanced knowledge Has solid formulation of science, and actively explores their role in engineering.

Outcome b

(b) Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

Performance Criteria Unsatisfactory 1 Developing 2 Satisfactory 3 Exemplary 4
B1. Ability to design experiments Lacks basic ability to design experiments Basic awareness of experimental design Capable of appropriate experiment design Proficient ability in the overall design of experiments process
B2. Ability to conduct an experiment Lacks basic ability to conduct an experiment Basic awareness of conducting experiments Capable of conducting experiments appropriately Proficient in conducting experiments
B3. Ability to analyze and interpret data Lacks basic ability to analyze and interpret data Basic awareness of analysis and interpretation of data Capable of analysis and interpretation of data Proficient in analyzing and interpreting data

Outcome c

(c) 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.

Performance Criteria Unsatisfactory 1 Developing 2 Satisfactory 3 Exemplary 4
C1. Ability to interpret design needs and constraints Lacks basic awareness in identifying and formulating design needs and constraints Basic awareness in identifying and formulating design needs and constraints Capable of identifying and formulating design needs and constraints Proficient in identifying and formulating design needs and constraints
C2. Ability to design a system, component or process Lacks basic awareness of design process Basic awareness of design process Capable of implementing design process Proficient in implementing the design process
C3. Ability to verify that the design meets desired needs and identified constraints Lacks basic awareness of design constraint verification Basic awareness of design constraint verification Capable of design constraint verification Proficient in design constraint verification

Outcome d

(d) Ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

Performance Criteria Unsatisfactory 1 Developing 2 Satisfactory 3 Exemplary 4
D1. Ability to collaborate towards a common goal Lacks basic awareness of common goal and fails to collaborate Basic awareness of common goals and necessary work but performs few or fails to collaborate or support the common goal Capable of working together toward a common goal and willing to share problems and progress, only does assigned work. Proficient in working together toward a common goal and willing to share problems and progress and take on additional responsibilities and help others when necessary
D2. Ability to fulfill team duties and responsibilities Lacks basic awareness of team duties and responsibilities Basic awareness of team duties and responsibilities but performs few Capable of performing most team duties and responsibilities Proficient execution of all team duties and responsibilities

Outcome e

(e) ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

Performance Criteria Unsatisfactory 1 Developing 2 Satisfactory 3 Exemplary 4
E1. Ability to identify engineering problems Lacks basic ability in identifying engineering problem(s) Basic ability in identifying engineering problem(s) Capable of identifying engineering problem(s) Proficient in identifying engineering problem(s)
E2. Ability to formulate engineering problems Lacks basic ability in formulating engineering problem(s) Basic ability in formulating engineering problem(s) Capable of formulating engineering problem(s) Proficient in formulating engineering problem(s)
E3. Ability to solve engineering problems Lacks basic ability to solve engineering problem(s) Basic ability to solve engineering problem(s) Capable of solving engineering problem(s) Proficient in solving engineering problem(s)

Outcome f

(f) Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

Performance Criteria 1 Unsatisfactory 2 Developing 3 Satisfactory 4 Exemplary
Ability to identify professional responsibilities Lacks basic ability in identifying professional responsibilities Basic ability to identify professional responsibilities Capable of identifying professional responsibilities Proficient in identifying professional responsibilities
Ability to identify ethical responsibilities Lacks basic ability in identifying ethical responsibilities Basic ability to identify ethical responsibilities Capable of identifying ethical responsibilities Proficient in identifying ethical responsibilities

Outcome g

(g) Ability to communicate effectively.

Performance Criteria 1 Unsatisfactory 2 Developing 3 Satisfactory 4 Exemplary
Organization (Written and Oral) Appropriate organizational format (e.g., specific introduction and conclusion, sequenced material within the body, and transitions) is not observable. Appropriate organizational format (e.g., specific introduction and conclusion, sequenced material within the body, and transitions) is intermittently observable. Appropriate organizational format (e.g., specific introduction and conclusion, sequenced material within the body, and transitions) is clearly and consistently observable. Appropriate organizational format (e.g., specific
introduction and conclusion, sequenced material within the body, and transitions) is clearly and consistently observable and is skillful and makes the content cohesive.
Supporting Materials (Written and Oral) Insufficient supporting materials (e.g., explanations, examples, illustrations, statistics, analogies, quotations from relevant authorities) make reference to information or analysis that minimally supports or establishes the presenter's credibility/ authority on the topic. Supporting materials (e.g., explanations, examples, illustrations, statistics, analogies, quotations from relevant authorities) make appropriate reference to information or analysis that partially supports or establishes the presenter's credibility / authority on the topic. Supporting materials (e.g., explanations, examples, illustrations, statistics, analogies, quotations from relevant authorities) make appropriate reference to information or analysis that generally supports the presenter's credibility / authority on the topic. Supporting materials (e.g., explanations, examples, illustrations, statistics, analogies, quotations from relevant authorities) make appropriate reference to information or analysis that generally supports or establishes the presenter's credibility / authority on the topic.
Overall Message (Written and Oral) The overall message can be deduced, but is not explicity stated. The overall message is basically understandable but is not often repeated and is not memorable. The overall message is clear and consistent with the supporting material. The overall message is compelling (precisely stated, appropriately repeated, memorable, and strongly supported).
Delivery (Oral Only) Delivery techniques (posture, gesture, eye contact, and vocal expressiveness) detract from the understandability of the presentation, and speaker appears uncomfortable. Delivery techniques (posture, gesture, eye contact, and vocal expressiveness) make the presentation understandable, and speaker appears tentative. Delivery techniques (posture, gesture, eye contact, and vocal expressiveness) make the presentation interesting, and speaker appears comfortable. Delivery techniques (posture, gesture, eye contact, and vocal expressiveness) make the presentation compelling, and speaker appears polished and confident.
Ability to respond to questions(Oral only) Little to no ability to respond to basic questions related to the presentation. Fair ability to respond to some questions related to the presentation. Good ability to respond to all questions related to the presentation. Excellent ability to confidently and compellingly respond to questions related to the presentation.
Style/Mechanics (Written only) Consistent problems with word choices and sentence structure, leaving the reader unsure of the meaning; often resorts to jargon/ clichés. Words and sentences are adequate in general but lack energy; reader has to struggle to keep reading to the end; multiple grammatical issues Good writing style; sentences flow smoothly and evenly; less than three grammatical issues Compelling writing style; connects strongly with the reader and keeps him or her engaged right to the end. No Grammatical issues

Outcome h

(h) Broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

Performance Criteria Unsatisfactory 1 Developing 2 Satisfactory 3 Exemplary 4
Recognition of the impact of engineering solutions on global and societal issues Lacks basic recognition of the engineering impact on global / societal issues Ability to recognize the engineering impact on global / societal issues Basic recognition of the engineering impact on global / societal issues Recognizes the impact of engineering solutions on global / societal issues
Recognition of the impact of engineering solutions on economic issues Lacks basic recognition of the engineering impact on environmental issues Ability to recognize the engineering impact on environmental issues Basic recognition of the engineering impact on environmental issues Recognizes the impact of engineering solutions on environmental issues
Recognition of the impact of engineering solutions on environmental issues Lacks basic recognition of the engineering impact on environmental issues Ability to recognize the engineering impact on environmental issues Basic recognition of the engineering impact on environmental issues Recognizes the impact of engineering solutions on environmental issues

Outcome i

(i) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

Performance Criteria Understanding Developing Satisfactory Exemplary
Recognition of the need for life-long learning Lacks basic recognition or interest in life‐long learning Ability to recognize the need for life‐long learning Basic recognition of the need for life-long learning Recognizes the need for continued life‐long learning
Ability to engage in life-long learning Lacks basic ability to engage in life-long learning Basic ability to engage in life-long learning Ability to engage in life-long learning Engages in life-long learning

Outcome j

(j) Knowledge of contemporary issues.

Performance Criteria Unsatisfactory 1 Developing 2 Satisfactory 3 Exemplary 4
Knowledge of contemporary issues. Lacks basic knowledge of contemporary issues Basic knowledge of contemporary issues Knowledge of contemporary issues Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary issues

Outcome k

(k) Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Performance Criteria Unsatisfactory 1 Developing 2 Satisfactory 3 Exemplary 4
Ability to use techniques Lacks ability to use skills and techniques necessary for engineering practice Basic ability to use skills and techniques necessary for engineering practice Capable of applying skills and techniques necessary for engineering practice Proficient at applying skills and techniques necessary for engineering practice
Ability to use modern engineering tools Lacks ability to use modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Basic ability to use modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Capable of using modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice Proficient at using modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice