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About Us - Program Outcomes

Jason Andringa

"My desire to learn, explore and understand the universe to the fullest extent was encouraged by all my professors at Calvin, in science and religion." — Jason Andringa '99

Calvin’s engineering program will demonstrate that its graduates have. . .

  1. ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data to extract meaning
  3. 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, and to produce a prototype or model which can effectively test the basic principles of the design
  4. ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems using fundamental principles,
  6. understanding of professional and ethical responsibility from a Christian, holistic perspective,
  7. ability to communicate truthfully and effectively
  8. ...the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context including an understanding of Christian stewardship of resources,
  9. ...a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning, to aid in the fulfillment of their calling
  10. ...engaged contemporary issues demonstrating how the Christian faith relates to their profession
  11. ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice to develop responsible technologies
  12. ...significant exposure to the engineering profession.