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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2002-2004
    About the Catalog
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    Calendar
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    Admission
    Academic Advising
    Enrollment
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    Agriculture
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    Education
    Engineering
    dObjectives and Design Basis
    dGeneral Requirements
    dUniversity General Education
    dDegree Programs
    dProgram Options
    dInterdisciplinary Studies
    dDual Degrees
    dSupport Services
    dResearch Centers
    dExtension and Outreach
    dGeneral Engineering
    dArchitectural Engineering/ Construction Science and Management
    dBiological and Agricultural Engineering
    dChemical Engineering
    dCivil Engineering
    dComputing and Information Sciences
    dElectrical and Computer Engineering
    dIndustrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
    dMechanical and Nuclear Engineering
    Human Ecology
    Technology and Aviation
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    Graduate School
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    Objectives and Design Basis

    Our design of engineering education for the future will be based on three fundamental requirements. Engineering education at Kansas State University will be practiced- oriented while firmly rooted in fundamentals, learning-based, and integrative and holistic.

    The curricular objectives for the College of Engineering are consistent with the university's educational objectives. They also provide the framework for the curricular objectives of each program in the college. Graduates will be:

  • Proficient in the use of the basic sciences and engineering sciences, be able to formulate problems, analyze, synthesize, and develop appropriate engineering solutions.

  • Recognize and appreciate the importance of intensive laboratory and experimental environments that focus on problem solving and engineering design.

  • Be able to work in a team environment with interdisciplinary (lateral) and disciplinary (vertical) depth.

  • Be able to communicate effectively among peers as well as with diverse groups, including nonengineers.

  • Be able to integrate engineering practice into the social, economic, and political arenas.

  • Possess sensitivity in interpersonal relationships, multicultural understandings, and ability to interact on a professional/ ethical basis at the national and international levels.

  • Be motivated to continue increasing their knowledge base through career-long learning.

    Topics within Engineering:
    dObjectives and Design Basis dSupport Services dCivil Engineering
    dGeneral Requirements dResearch Centers dComputing and Information Sciences
    dUniversity General Education dExtension and Outreach dElectrical and Computer Engineering
    dDegree Programs dGeneral Engineering dIndustrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
    dProgram Options dArchitectural Engineering/ Construction Science and Management dMechanical and Nuclear Engineering
    dInterdisciplinary Studies dBiological and Agricultural Engineering   
    dDual Degrees dChemical Engineering   
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    Kansas State University
    June 5, 2003