The educational objectives of the Engineering program are for graduates (1) to become engineers who have the ability to practice the design, service, and/or operation of engineering systems, and (2) to display the potential to take professional leadership positions that require an extensive engineering background.
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- An 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
- An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- An ability to communicate effectively (orally and written)
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning
- A knowledge of contemporary issues
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
Admissions Requirements for the Engineering Department
Students intending to pursue an engineering degree at AUIS must meet the following requirements:
Unconditional Admission: 90 or higher on the Baccalaureate Exam (taken before admission to AUIS)
Conditional Admission: 80-89 (or 85-90 if willing to study Construction Engineering) on the Baccalaureate Exam: required 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time the student has finished MTH 133 and SCI 102. Once admitted to the program, students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. Students who fall below this mark are put on academic probation. Students who remain below this mark are dismissed from the program.