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College of Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Educational Objectives

  • Graduates are recognized as significant contributors in their organizations or post-undergraduate institutions, as indicated by promotions, raises, awards, publications, inventions, and/or leadership positions;
  • Graduates continue to expand their education, as indicated by post-undergraduate degrees, certificates, and/or other educational experiences;
  • Graduates are engaged in their profession, as indicated by professional licensing and/or participation in professional organizations and conferences.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of math, science and engineering
  • Design systems involving people, materials, equipment, information, and energy
  • Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  • Design and conduct experiments
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data
  • Model engineering issues quantitatively and draw appropriate inferences
  • Evaluate the impact of an engineering system on workers, users and organizations
  • Select appropriate combinations of manufacturing processes and materials to meet product requirements
  • Design, plan and control integrated production and service systems
  • Use modern computer tools to analyze and improve engineering systems
  • Function in cross-functional project teams
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibilities of engineers
  • Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • Possess a knowledge of contemporary economic, social and political issues
  • Possess a knowledge of contemporary and emerging isuses in industrial engineering practices
  • Possess the basic science and engineering background to support lifelong learning