The TCU Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
In developing a program with a strong foundation in engineering within a traditional liberal arts setting, the faculty and staff of the Department of Engineering at TCU with input from other constituents have established the following Program Educational Objectives.
- be serving others as practicing engineers, or as other service professionals.
- be advancing in leadership tracks in industry, government, national service, or non-profits, while building reputations as ethical and responsible community members.
- be engaged in the pursuit of knowledge and skills through professional development opportunities, and/or graduate education.
- Students and their families
- TCU engineering faculty and their families
- Employers (primarily in the Metroplex)
- College of Science & Engineering
- TCU engineering alumni
- TCU Administration and the Board of Trustees
- Professional schools
- TCU Engineering Board of Advisors
- The Dean of the College
- TCU military ROTC departments
- Educational outreach programs
- Professional societies
- Companies dependent on TCU for engineering consultants
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
- an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
- an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
- an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
- an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
- an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
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