Welding Engineering, BSWE

Program Educational Objectives
The degree program in Welding Engineering seeks to produce graduates who make meaningful positive contributions to our technological society. Within a few years of graduation, we expect our alumni to:

  1. attain a technical, scientific, or business position in industry, government, or academia, and/or attain or be successfully moving towards attaining post-graduate or professional degrees
  2. establish themselves as a positive contributor to their employing organizations through their scientific and technical contribution, and
  3. contribute to a wider, professional community by engaging with professional organizations, participating in technical societies, and/or undertaking technical service roles

Student Outcomes:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics          
  2. 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
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. 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
  5. 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  
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions   
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
  8. an ability to select and design welding materials, processes and inspection techniques based on application, fabrication and service conditions
  9. an ability to develop welding procedures that specify materials, processes, design and inspection requirements
  10. an ability to design welded structures and components to meet application requirements