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Student Outcomes

The following learning outcomes for the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology & Management were identified by department faculty, combined with Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ desired outcomes, and verified with the department’s Industrial Advisory Board, program graduates, and employers.

  1. EMPLOYMENT
    • Be a productive member of society by attaining gainful employment.
    • Apply the technical, engineering and business concepts to help the organization meet its goals and objectives.
  2. TECHNICAL COMPETENCE
    • Apply engineering fundamentals (design, statistics, physics, and chemistry) to complex technological challenges and opportunities.
    • Purpose and apply technology to better the human condition.
  3. MATERIALS AND PROCESSES
    • Differentiate common material properties and characteristics.
    • Distinguish between the impacts of manufacturing processes with emphasis on:
      1. Metal machining, CNC
      2. Metal fabrication and casting
      3. Plastics processes including molding, casting, forming and composites
      4. Hydraulics, pneumatics and power transmission
      5. Electronics, controls, robotics and automation
    • Justify the impact of process selection on productivity, costs, quality and safety.
  4. PRODUCT AND PROCESS DESIGN
    • Demonstrate competence in the use of computer aided design (CAD) software including 2D and 3D solid modeling.
    • Identify the fundamental relationship between product design, processes selection, costs and quality to manufacture a product according to specifications.
    • Develop product and process documentation (drawings, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, standard routings, bills of material, product structures, work flow and work instructions).
    • Demonstrate the ability to design and build tooling.
  5. MANAGEMENT COMPETENCE
    • Identify and interpret the basic principles of leadership and supervision.
    • Apply business concepts (management, finance, marketing and business law) when solving problems or assessing opportunities.
    • Calculate cost estimation and justification (return on investment, payback, etc.) and standard costs.
    • Effectively manage technology, projects, financials and people to meet organizational goals and objectives.
    • Justify the key measures of business success including costs, quality, delivery and service.
    • Apply technical and business concepts to the management of inventory including supply chain logistics, lean concepts, vendor selection and qualification, economic order quantity (EOQ), warehousing, and "make versus buy" decisions.
    • Identify the requirements and expectations of a manager to create and maintain a safe working environment.
  6. QUALITY MANAGEMENT
    • Identify and apply appropriate principles and processes of quality management (cost of quality, continuous improvement, six sigma, customer focus, and ISO standards).
    • Demonstrate competence using statistical process control and quality analysis tools.
  7. ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS
    • Name and illustrate the structure and operation of a business enterprise.
    • Apply advanced computer competencies using hardware, software, networks, and systems integration to effectively manage a business enterprise.
  8. COMMUNICATION
    • Professionally express technical topics orally, in writing, and graphically, both individually and as a team member.
  9. DIVERSITY
    • Be aware of the international aspects of business.
    • Relate cultural differences as they apply to business situations.
    • Value and respect diversity in the workforce.
  10. PROFESSIONALISM AND ETHICAL BEHAVIOR
    • Be honest, trustworthy, and accepting of ethical standards.
    • Demonstrate positive professional behavior.
    • Continuously improve individual skills and abilities.
    • Work effectively in a team environment.