INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES – We expect our graduates two to three years after graduation are:
- Employing science, engineering, and behavioral methods to design, operate, evaluate, and improve integrated systems of people, machines, technology, materials, information, energy, and financial resources.
- Expanding and enhancing their professional skills on an ongoing basis.
- Effectively communicating opportunities and solutions to a wide range of stakeholders.
- Working effectively and ethically as leaders, members of teams, and as individuals.
STUDENT OUTCOMES – What we expect of our graduates at the time of graduation.
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
- An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
- A knowledge of contemporary issues.
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.