PMU Core Competencies

Each of the degree programs within the College of Engineering will maintain values consistent with the undergraduate goals of the university. The development of six distinctive competencies is considered to be of value to all effective professionals.

The Ten PMU defining competencies are:
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity
  • Cognitive Flexibility
  • Coordinating with Others
  • Negotiation
  • People Management
  • Decision Making
  • Service Orientation
  • Emotional Intelligence

These six learning outcomes are intended to ensure that PMU students also will possess professional skills as well as the knowledge required for mastery of the theoretical structures and methodologies of academic disciplines. The PMU competencies will further enhance the student’s ability to function effectively as a practitioner and scholar in a selected field.