The educational objectives for the Engineering Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering program reflect the mission of the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering and the importance placed on successful professional practice, the ability to pursue advanced degrees, the assumption of professional and societal leadership roles, and a commitment to life-long learning. University of Illinois Engineering Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering graduates will:
Objective 1: Successfully enter a profession that involves Engineering Mechanics or Mechanical Engineering skills or pursue graduate/professional education.
Objective 2: Advance in their chosen fields to technical leadership and/or management positions.
Objective 3: Engage in continued learning through professional development.
Objective 4: Participate in and contribute to professional societies and community services.