The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Educational Objectives

The Mechanical Engineering Program educational objectives prepare graduates to:

  • Succeed in the practice of mechanical engineering, by ethically and judiciously applying knowledge of science, mathematics and engineering methods to solve problems facing a technologically complex society.

  • Apply and operate current engineering and analysis tools and equipment to conduct and/or lead engineering analysis, design and research.

  • Value and pursue lifelong learning, not only to keep current in the mechanical engineering field, but also to sustain awareness of engineering-related issues facing contemporary society through formal and informal opportunities.

  • Pursue graduate education and/or professional registration as desired or required.

  • Be principled leaders with strong communications and team-building skills to lead people, manage resources, solve complex problems, communicate information, and influence decisions.

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