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Oceanographic Engineering

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DEGREE: OCEANOGRAPHIC ENGINEER


DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM


MISSION OF THE PROGRAM


PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

After 5 years of graduation, Oceanographic Engineers from ESPOL will have:

  1. Dimensioned oceanic and marine-coastal infrastructures applying information about the natural environment.

  2. Solved complex problems that required an understanding of oceanic and marine-coastal processes and their social and ethical implications

  3. Worked on multi-disciplinary teams solving oceanographic engineering problems that demand permanent professional improvement.

OCEANOGRAPHIC ENGINEERING STUDENT OUTCOMES

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and oceanographic engineering.

  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data related to oceanographic engineering.

  3. An ability to design an oceanic and marine-coastal system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve oceanographic engineering problems.

  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

    • An ability to communicate effectively in Spanish.

    • An ability to communicate in English.

  7. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of oceanographic engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

  8. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning within the oceanographic engineering field.

  9. A knowledge of contemporary issues related to oceanographic engineering.

  10. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for oceanographic engineering practice.

  11. An ability to recognize the need to undertake, and the skills to become an entrepreneur.

  12. An ability to apply the scientific method to oceanic and marine-coastal processes research.