About General Engineering

General Engineering is a multidisciplinary engineering program designed to bridge the gap between scientific discovery and the production of new technologies. By combining a broad foundation in engineering, mathematics, science and liberal arts with practical experience in designing, implementing, and reporting on real-world projects, a degree in General Engineering is well-suited to meet the rapidly changing needs and opportunities in engineering and science-related career fields.

Educational Objectives

Graduates of the General Engineering, Physics, and Physics Education programs offered by the Department of Physics & Engineering at Muskingum University will:

  1. Engage in life-long learning.
  2. Be effective communicators.
  3. Be effective team members and leaders.
  4. Apply their education to diverse fields.
  5. Be successful professionals.
  6. Be socially engaged citizens.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from this program will be able to:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. 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
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
  8. an ability to compete for entry-level engineering positions in industry or engineering student positions in graduate school.
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