College of Engineering

ABET Accreditation

Undergraduate Degree in Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering Program Educational Objectives

The Industrial Engineering Program seeks to prepare graduates who, after the first few years of their professional career, have:

  • Established themselves as practicing industrial engineers or advanced their studies through graduate school;
  • Successful careers in engineering and beyond and assumed professional roles of increasing responsibility and impact;
  • Established themselves as critical, creative thinkers and leaders in their profession and in society; and
  • Continued to develop skills and acquire new knowledge in engineering, business, management or other Industrial Engineering related fields.

Industrial Engineering Student Outcomes

The graduates of the mechanical engineering program will have:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

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