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 identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  • An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Engineering Enrollments and Graduation Rates

Academic Year Full Time Enrollment Year Total UG Degrees Conferred BS
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2017-18 FT 91 72 49 72 284 72
2016-17 FT 84 66 78 51 279 46
2015-16 FT 81 92 50 37 260 33
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
ABET accredited since 2005