Program Outcomes

Olivet graduates are well-equipped to meet the demands and challenges of the engineering profession.

Engineering Student Outcomes

Graduates from the Olivet Nazarene University Engineering Program (with an engineering major) must demonstrate:

A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

C. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability

D. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

E. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

G. An ability to communicate effectively

H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

J. A knowledge of contemporary issues

K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

L. A solid Christian character expressed in service to church, campus, and community

Program Educational Objectives

Within three to five years after graduation, Olivet expects our engineering alumni to:

  1. Be characterized by effective Christian influence in families, churches, businesses and communities.
  2. Expand their knowledge and capabilities in a wide variety of engineering and professional assignments.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to determine and describe the underlying needs or root causes of problems.
  4. Be effective in engineering design and application of engineering principles.
  5. Exhibit effective communication skills with peers, clients, management, and the public.
  6. Support the improvement of the Olivet engineering program.


Program enrollment and graduation data

Year

Total Enrolled

Degrees Conferred

2017

317

55

2016

288

23

2015

240

21

2014

200

30

2013

150

15

2012

106

18

2011

105

14