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Engineering, MSE

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome MSE, A Engineering, MSE

Graduates will demonstrate advanced technical expertise in the practice of engineering.
Objective 1 Graduates can demonstrate advanced engineering problem solving skills.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
Number of students evaluated: 16 Average: 89.28 Max: 95 Min: 85 Std Dev: 3.53

Objective 2 Graduates can apply modern engineering tools at an advanced level.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
Graduate students are adequately trained to use engineering tools in their discipline. This conclusion is reached by aggregating the score for 28 recent MSE graduates.

Outcome MSE, B Engineering, MSE

Graduate can identify all critical components of an engineering design problem.
Objective 1 Graduates can identify and define a list of design specifications.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
# of students evaluated: 15 Average: 87.1 MAX:94 Min:80 Std Dev:6.1

2016 Status
Achieved
# of students evaluated: 26 (One student did not turn in this assignment. They received zero, however this skews the data and the zero did not reflect the student’s knowledge of the material. The zero grade was not included in the analysis.) Average:94.5 MAX:100 Min:60 Std Dev:8.2

Objective 2 Graduates can develop and implement working solution to the design specifications.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
# of students evaluated: 15 Average: 85.8 MAX: 88.8 Min: 80 Std Dev:3.5

2016 Status
Achieved
# of students evaluated: 27 Average: 85.9 MAX: 96.8 Min: 70.4 Std Dev:8.2

Outcome MSE, C Engineering, MSE

Graduates can communicate technical ideas effectively.
Objective 1 Graduates can communicate effectively in writing.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
# of students evaluated: 37 Average: 90.2 % MAX: 100 % Min: 70 % Std Dev: 7.00 %

Objective 2 Graduates can effectively present technical ideas.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
# of students evaluated: 37 Average: 83.6 % MAX: 98 % Min: 65 % Std Dev: 8.13 %

Outcome MSE, D Engineering, MSE

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills expected in contemporary work environments.
Objective 1 Graduates are prepared to work in professional settings.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
# of students evaluated: 37 Average: 88.8 % MAX: 100 % Min: 80 % Std Dev: 7.11 %

Objective 2 Graduates can critically analyze ethical issues in a contemporary engineering environment.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
# of students evaluated: 36 Average: 77.3 % MAX: 100 % Min: 0 % Std Dev: 29.3 %

Outcome MSE, E Engineering, MSE

Graduates will be able to make noteworthy technical contributions in their areas of interest.
Objective 1 Graduates can effectively leverage the existing knowledge base.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
Graduates students can adequately incorporate existing knowledge in their research. This conclusion is reached by aggregating the score for 28 recent MSE graduates.

Objective 2 Graduates can advance the current professional knowledge through experimental or analytical work.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Numeric metric shows that students did not achieve the target value in advancing the current professional knowledge through experimental or analytical work.