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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - FE Learning Outcomes Engineering - FE Learning Outcomes

The overarching goal of the FE Program is to produce a competent and conscientious facilities engineer who will be prepared to take on a responsible role as a contributing member of our highly technical society.

In addtion to the individual engineering course and Academy wide Learning Outcomes, the Learning Outcomes expected of all FE graduates include the following skills:

     The ability to apply general education knowledge to appreciate the impact of engineering solutions on society as a whole.

     The ability to apply mathematics, science, and engineering knowledge to fundamental engineering problems.

     The ability to use modern engineering tools and techniques to safely operate and maintain various machinery and facilities engineering systems.

     The ability to gather, analyze and interpret engineering data.

     The ability to communicate effectively using written, oral and graphic formats.

     The ability to function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

As a condition for graduation, all students in the FE Program are required to take and pass the Facilities Engineering Qualification Exam (FEQE), which is administered during the student's senior year.  The FEQE is a three hour comprehensive exam that includes 90 multiple choice questions, which tests the student's overall mathematics, applied science and engineering knowledge, and an essay question to evaluate the student's writing ability. 

last updated 9-16-14 by ghowe@maritime.edu