Mission

To prepare technically competent and broadly educated engineers for a life of responsible service emerging from a Christian worldview.

Engineering students hard at work

Program Educational Objectives

The mission of the Engineering Program contains three primary elements: technical competency, breadth of education, and responsible service emerging from a Christian worldview. Based on these elements, our Program Educational Objectives are to prepare graduates who will achieve the following, three to five years after graduation:

  1. Success in the professional practice of engineering; in a related field or graduate education.
  2. Leadership responsibilities; effective in teamwork and communication.
  3. A lifestyle of service; actively involved with professional, civic or religious organizations.

Program Outcomes

George Fox engineering graduates will have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and the engineering sciences
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • 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
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context
  • A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • Exposure to the industry and engineering practice

Engineering Enrollments and Graduation Rates

Academic Year Full Time Enrollment Year Total UG Degrees Conferred BS
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2014-15 FT 105 55 38 33 231 33
2013-14 FT 90 41 34 43 208 43
2012-13 FT 64 37 39 31 171 31
2011-12 FT 62 45 35 20 162 20
2010-11 FT 70 40 19 16 145 16
2009-10 FT 46 25 16 18 105 18
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