Mission, Objectives and Outcomes


Hesston College’s School of Engineering provides a student-focused education that graduates engineers who embody professionalism, technical expertise, and ethical leadership skills which they use to serve their communities and the world.

Program Educational Objectives

Engineering students from Hesston College, three to five years post-graduation, will be improving society by:

Demonstrating technical knowledge and expertise in their profession and innovating beyond the state of the art.
Demonstrating interpersonal and leadership skills so as to contribute to teams and projects of substantial size.
Making sustainable and ethical decisions for the betterment of individuals, companies, society and the world.

Student Outcomes

At graduation, engineering students will attain the following outcomes:

  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.