The bachelor of science in General Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the ABET, http://www.abet.org.
ABET Objectives and Outcomes
Graduates will be prepared to assume a wide range of positions as engineers in the early years of their careers. In addition to acquiring a broad range of engineering skills, graduates choosing to pursue one of the program options--Civil, Mechanical, Welding--will be able to master workplace skills required in these areas of engineering. In the first years following graduation, graduates are expected to:
a. Perform engineering work in a highly ethical manner, placing public safety and welfare in the forefront while understanding social and global impacts of technology.
b. Progress in their respective fields to become technical and work leaders, assuming advanced responsibilities through experience and licensure.
c. Develop sub-areas of expertise through experience and pursuit of life-long learning opportunities.
d. Take on roles of marketing and project overview by advancing skills in written, oral, and graphic communication.
e. Work effectively on cross-functional teams, communicating and coordinating with clients, customers, co-workers, contractors, and public agencies.
f. Instill eagerness to learn and continue learning whether it be through advanced degrees or courses or staying current on industry issues.
Students graduating from the General Engineering department at Montana Tech should be able to:
a. apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
b. design/conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data
c. design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturing, and sustainability
d. function on multi-disciplinary teams
e. identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
f. understand professional and ethical responsibility
g. communicate effectively
h. understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context
i. recognize the need for an ability to engage in life-long learning
j. understand contemporary issues
k. use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice