The mission of ECU's Department of Engineering is to provide a theory-based, application-oriented general engineering education that serves as a basis for career success and lifelong learning. Our graduates demonstrate the engineering and scientific knowledge to analyze, design, improve and evaluate integrated technology-based systems. Our program welcomes a diverse student body and provides the support to foster its success.
Career Success - Use their education to be successful in a technical career or graduate studies. Demonstrate competence in applying classical methods and modern engineering tools.
Engineering Design - Analyze technical, environmental, and societal issues related to engineering designs and technology systems.
Leadership and Teamwork - Be productive team members and leaders, using skills in human relations and communication.
Lifelong Learning - Practice a lifelong commitment to learning and professional development.
Professional and Ethical Standards - Demonstrate commitment to the professional and ethical standards of engineering and recognize the importance of community and professional service.
An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
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.
An ability to evaluate the impact of technology in a global/societal context.
An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
An ability to apply engineering concepts to an area of concentrated study chosen from industrial and systems engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, bioprocess engineering and biomedical engineering.