Student Outcomes: Energy Systems Engineering

The table below lists the skills, knowledge, and behaviors characteristic of every student who graduates from Oregon State with a bachelor's degree in energy systems engineering. These ESE Student Outcomes are grouped by the MIME Program Educational Objective with which they are most closely associated.

MIME Program Educational Objective Associated ESE Student Outcomes
MIME graduates will be systems thinkers.

They will be able to analyze, evaluate, improve, and design engineered systems and processes using modern engineering tools and approaches and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of mechanical, industrial, and/or manufacturing systems.
  • Ability to apply mathematics, science, and engineering
  • Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
MIME graduates will be
global collaborators.

They will be able to communicate effectively across disciplines and cultures, provide management and leadership skills within their organizations, and work effectively in diverse environments.
  • Ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues

MIME graduates will be innovative designers and problem solvers.

They will use structured and unstructured methodologies to innovate systems and processes, apply technical know-how and creativity to real-world problems, and demonstrate a broad understanding of engineering design and problem-solving processes.

  • Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints
  • Broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning

Related Links

  • Outcomes Matrix showing how the ESE program curriculum leads to achievement of the ESE student outcomes listed above.
  • Full set of ESE course descriptions (ME Prefix and IE Prefix), including lists of topics and course learning outcomes.