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:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and the engineering sciences
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. 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
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context
  9. A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. 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
2013-14 FT 90 41 34 43 208  --
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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