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Mission Statement

The mission of the FSU "Bachelor of Science in Engineering" program is to provide excellent undergraduate education in engineering, to establish close partnership with and facilitate technology transfers to industry and government, to contribute to economic development within the state of Maryland, and to provide related service to the campus community and community at large.

Program Educational Objectives

Within the first few years following graduation, alumni of the B.S. in Engineering program at AACC will:

  • Meet regional workforce needs in engineering;
  • Integrate effective workforce skills, best practices and ethical principles; 
  • Work effectively in multidisciplinary teams and communicate ideas both orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrate motivation for life-long learning for both personal enrichment and to achieve professional success.

Program Outcomes

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to demonstrate the learning outcomes assessed throughout the curriculum. When students graduate, they will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  2. Design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data;
  3. Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs;
  4. Function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  5. Identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. Communicate effectively;
  8. Demonstrate the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context;
  9. Recognize the need for, and engage in, life-long learning;
  10. Demonstrate a knowledge of contemporary issues in engineering;
  11. Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.