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INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PROGRAM OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES – We expect our graduates two to three years after graduation are:

  1. Employing science, engineering, and behavioral methods to design, operate, evaluate, and improve integrated systems of people, machines, technology, materials, information, energy, and financial resources.
  2. Expanding and enhancing their professional skills on an ongoing basis.
  3. Effectively communicating opportunities and solutions to a wide range of stakeholders.
  4. 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.