Mechanical Engineering – Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives have been formulated taking into account constituency needs and expectations, in order to provide students with an outstanding engineering education that allows them to achieve a fruitful professional practice in a highly demanding workplace.

Taking into account the needs and expectations of constituencies and considering the accomplishments that mechanical engineers are expected to attain a few years after graduation, the Program Educational Objectives have been defined so that the graduates of Mechanical Engineering:

1. Technical Competence

Demonstrate a solid technical competence for the design, construction, operation, maintenance, planning and evaluation of mechanical systems in their diverse applications fields.

2. Adaptability and Achievement

Work and interact at the different levels of an engineering project, attaining proposed goals, and advancing in their field of professional development.

3. Leadership

Communicate effectively and participate proactively in multidisciplinary teams performing as leaders with attitude toward the achievement of objectives.

4. Professionalism

Conduct themselves correctly, respecting the standards and ethical principles of the profession, and projecting themselves as responsible citizens and professionals.

5. Continuing Education

Develop a continuous learning and training, assimilating the changes and advances in the profession, and completing specialization and postgraduate studies, to keep themselves updated and competitive.