Program Details


Program Vision

College of the Ozarks engineering graduates will be well versed in engineering fundamentals and a broad range of applications with the abilities necessary to think critically and to see the problem-solving processes from beginning to end. The work-proven and team-oriented graduates will possess the ingenuity, courage, humility, fortitude, accountability and integrity to step up to challenges, adapt to needs, make use of available resources, and serve their company and community to produce results that make a difference.

Curriculum Overview

The typical sequence of courses required for a B.S. in Engineering may be viewed here:

For entering students with an ACT Math score of 27 or above: Course Flowchart

For entering students wih an ACT Math score of 25 or above: Trig Course Flowchart

Details about specific courses may be found in the course catalog.


Program Educational Objectives

The engineering program objectives are aligned with the five College of the Ozarks goals.  The program aims to produce alumni who:

Academic

Establish a reputation for broad-based technical excellence and currency

Vocational

Apply the engineering method, teamwork and diligence to be active contributors to business and mission efforts in the Ozark region and beyond

Christian

Contribute their skills and efforts toward furthering Christ’s mission and making an impact in the technical marketplace

Patriotic

Are active members of their local communities

Cultural

Promote community development and conduct themselves above reproach


Student Outcomes

In order for alumni in the workforce to attain the College of the Ozarks engineering program objectives, the program seeks to produce graduates who possess the following characteristics::

1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

2. an ability to 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

3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

4. an ability to 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

5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies


Enrollment

  Fall 16 Fall 17 Fall 18 Fall 19 Fall 20
Freshmen 24 17 28 23 23
Sophomores 0 21 19 19 13
Juniors 0 0 16 13 17
Seniors 0 0 0 16 17

Degrees Awarded

Spring 2020 12
Fall 2020 3
Spring 2021 7