The Science & Humanities Department encourages inquiry and self-reflection that recognizes the increasingly porous boundaries between disciplines. The department tries to develop the student’s capacity for cross-disciplinary reflection, creative and critical thinking, and an understanding of diverse viewpoints. It delivers a strong educational foundation that provides the student with essential skills needed for lifelong learning.
The educational objectives for the Department of Science & Humanities reflect the mission of the Department of Science & Humanities. They are important for successful professional practice and the ability to pursue advanced degrees. The Engineering graduates from the RVSCET will be prepared to:
- Use technical, teamwork, and communication skills, along with leadership principles, to pursue engineering careers in areas such as computer science, electronics, electrical, mechanical, metallurgical and civil engineering fields.
- Pursue graduate degrees in engineering and other fields.
- Function ethically in their professional engineering roles.
- Engage in life-long learning through independent study and by participating in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, or continuing education.
At Department of Science & Humanities focus is on outcome rather than on input. As part of the preparation process, the Science & Humanities Department Faculty, students, and industry interaction cell have defined specific outcomes to be achieved by the engineering students at the RVSCET. These outcomes are:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to engineering problems.
- An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams with excellent teamwork principles.
- An ability to communicate effectively. Students are able to produce engineering reports using written, oral and graphic methods of communication. Graduates have a background in social science and humanities that provides them with a foundation for understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.