Program Educational ObjectivesWithin a few years after graduation, NNU engineering alumni will be:
- Practicing engineering with professionalism, integrity, and Christian principles.
- Advancing in their career through continuous learning, leadership, and teamwork.
- Serving their profession, the community, and God’s creation.
Student Outcomes and Performance IndicatorsOutcome a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- Can use math to setup, model, solve, and validate an engineering problem solution
- Can use science and basic engineering principles to setup, model, solve and validate an engineering problem solution
- Can effectively design and execute experiments
- Can analyze experimental data, compare to theory/model, interpret results, estimate errors, and draw logical conclusions.
- Can identify constraints and requirements of the design of a system, component, or process
- Can design a system, component, or process that meets the design requirements within the imposed constraints.
- Can practice the responsibilities and roles of a team member
- Can demonstrate good listening and consensus building skills
- Can define, identify, and formulate an engineering problem from available information
- Can devise a strategy for solving a problem and execute it successfully
- Can demonstrate knowledge of professional codes of ethics
- Can make ethical decisions in engineering design and practice, and have participated in Christian service.
- Can write reports, memos, e-mails, and other documents using concise, grammatically correct English.
- Can make effective oral presentations, using best practices.
- Understands the broad impacts of engineering solutions, including global, economic, environmental, and social impacts
- Demonstrates a big picture perspective obtained from a broad, liberal arts undergraduate engineering education.
- Can self-teach new skills and do independent research to acquire new knowledge and solve new problems.
- Demonstrates commitment to and planning for continued lifelong improvement of skills and knowledge
- Informed and conversant on current issues in the field of engineering
- Informed and conversant on current national and world issues related to the practice of engineering
- Demonstrates an ability to use lab equipment, instrumentation, and techniques effectively to perform engineering work
- Demonstrate an ability to use modern design, modeling, and measurement software effectively to perform
Below are enrollment statistics starting in 2013.