Program Objectives and Outcomes


The undergraduate program "Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) Program", in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jubail University College, Saudi Arabia is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) is an USA-based organization that accredits college and university programs worldwide in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

Program Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: To motivate and retain students in Mechanical Engineering Program

1.      Conduct orientation sessions and interactive meetings to motivate ME students.

Goal 2: To graduate Mechanical Engineering students with the essential skills necessary for engineering practice

Graduates of the ME program will be expected to:
2.     Apply knowledge and develop skills to work effectively as productive mechanical     engineers;

3.     Work and communicate proficiently in order to develop practical, technically-sound, cost-effective solutions to mechanical engineering problems;

4.      Enhance self-confidence, ability to make proper decisions, and adherence to professional ethic; and

5.   Pursue advanced knowledge, research and development, and new technologies in mechanical engineering fields

Goal 3: To pursue effective teaching skills and professional development

ME faculty members and/or JUC management is expected to:
6.      Participate in professional development activities on teaching and learning skills.

7.      Encourage faculty members to participate in research and development activities leading to refereed publications in journals and conferences.

Goal 4:  To engage in community service activities

ME faculty members and/or JUC management is expected to:
8.      Participate in community service to promote Mechanical Engineering program among the stakeholders.

ME Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are expressed as Goal #2 and Program Objectives (POs) #2, #3, #4 and #5.

Student Outcomes (SOs) and Graduate Attributes (GAs)

The Mechanical Engineering program will enable students to attain the following Student Outcomes (SOs) by the time of graduation:

Graduate Attributes (GAs)

SO 1     Identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics (SO1)

Problem analysis

SO 2    Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

Creativity and Design

SO 3     Communicate effectively with a range of audiences

Communication skills

SO 4    Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

Professionalism and Ethics

SO 5     Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

Leadership and Team work

SO6 Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

Investigation and use of engineering tools

SO 7     Acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Life‐long learning

SO 8     Recognize the main theories and processes of Mechanical Engineering, including the supporting engineering standards

A knowledge base for engineering