Vision & Mission

Engineering and Applied Science

Vision & Mission

Our Vision

The College of Engineering & Applied Science aspires to improve health, welfare, and prosperity through technical learning, research, professional practice, and invention.

 

Our Mission

In partnership with the community and our alumni, the mission of the College of Engineering & Applied Science is to: Illuminate: Inspiring a passion in our students for life-long learning; and graduating engineers and scientists who are knowledgeable and competitive in the global marketplace throughout their careers. Investigate: Conducting recognized and relevant research that has both local and global impact. Innovate: Engaging in leadership, service, economic and technology development that improves health, welfare, and prosperity through engineering.

We realize our mission:

  1. Illuminate

    Inspiring a passion in our students for life-long learning; and graduating engineers and scientists who are knowledgeable and competitive in the global marketplace throughout their careers.

  2. Investigate

    Conducting recognized and relevant research that has both local and global impact.

  3. Innovate

    Engaging in leadership, service, economic and technology development that improves health, welfare, and prosperity through engineering.

Strategic Plan
  • Goal One: Quality and Relevant Education for EAS Students

    Evaluation

    Measure

    Standard

    UCCS Goal

    UCCS Assessment

    BS, BI, MS, ME, & PhD Assessment and BSEEd Certification

    Accepted by UCCS Assessment Office

    1, 3

    EAS Leadership Council Assessment

    Degree Program Assessment

    To be developed by EAS Leadership Council

    1, 5, 10, 11

     

    New Programs

    Establish at least 1 new degree program

    1, 11

    Placement (Broken out by Undergrad/Grad)

    Percentage employed within 6 months of graduation or continuing to Graduate School

     

    1

     

    Percentage of students that held at least one internship

    TBD

    3, 11

    Teaching Excellence

    Distinguished Professor Recognition

    At least one faculty member recognized as Distinguished Professor

    2

    Student Enrichment Activities

    Student Projects

    TBD

    3

     

    Student club project placements in national/international competition

    Yearly state/national recognition of at least three student-based activities

    3

  • Goal Two: Distinguished Research and Development

    Evaluation

    Measure

    Standard

    UCCS Goal

    Research

    Significant Publications and Conference

    25% of faculty publications are in significant as defined by each department

    2

     

    Total external fund expenditures

    $200K per faculty per fiscal year

    2, 9, 12

    Development 

    Active Industry-EAS Development Projects

    At least one development project in each department

    2, 5, 9, 11

     

    Equity holdings created under UCCS Development Corporation

    Five equity holdings

    2, 5, 9

  • Goal Three: Inclusive and Robust Student Body

    Evaluation

    Measure

    Standard

    UCCS Goal

    Inclusive student body

    Percentage of Women and Minority Engineering Students

    Proportion exceeding ASEE norms

    1, 5, 6

     

    Percentage of Students with Military Connection

    Develop growth goals in partnership with Veteran's Affairs Office by 1 Dec 2017

    1, 5, 6

    Robust student body

    Entrance Standards

    1. Increase middle 50% values for GPA, SAT, ACT, and Class Rank, exact standard to be determined
    2. Middle 50% of EAS student body with 28 ACT / 1300 SAT / top 10% of HS class

    5, 8

     

    Scholarships, Fellowships, and External Academic Support

    TBD

    4, 12

     

    Efficient Student - Faculty Ratio

    Maximum of 50 students per class section

    2, 3

    Freshmen retention

    Percentage of students continuing from freshman to sophomore

    TBD

    1, 5, 6, 8

    Student persistence

    Percentage of students that enter EAS who graduate

    TBD

    1, 5, 6, 8

     

    Timely graduation of traditional students entering directly from high school

    TBD

    1, 5, 6, 8

Vital Operation Objectives

Culture:
Maintain and grow reasonably a high quality faculty and staff.

Total Resource Development:
Maximize financial resources and revenues to the College and the campus.