To prepare technically competent and broadly educated engineers for a life of responsible service emerging from a Christian worldview.
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:
- Success in the professional practice of engineering; in a related field or graduate education.
- Leadership responsibilities; effective in teamwork and communication.
- A lifestyle of service; actively involved with professional, civic or religious organizations.
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