The learning environment in the College of Engineering fosters the intellectual and personal growth of each student. Distinctive features include
Small Class Sizes: Students enjoy stimulating, interactive classroom experiences and contribute to the learning process.
Hands-On Learning: Student projects emphasize the hands-on process required to understand concepts.
Faculty Expertise: Distinguished professors connect theories learned in the classroom to real-life issues and problems.
Open-Door Policy: Students have access to their professors and come to know them as mentors, advisors, and future professional partners.
The College of Engineering strives to prepare its graduates to
- Understand their roles in a technological society
- Make constructive contributions
- Provide ethical and moral leadership in their profession and in their communities
The College achieves these goals primarily by integrating the values and morality of the University’s Augustinian heritage into the curriculum and by emphasizing the engineering design process. In addition to being technically competent, graduates are expected to understand their professional and ethical responsibilities, consider the global and societal impact of engineering solutions, and appreciate humanistic concepts in literature, the arts, and philosophy.