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Learning Outcomes

The following learning outcomes for the Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology and Management were identified by department faculty, combined with Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ desired outcomes, and verified with the department’s advisory board, program graduates, and industrial technology employers.

1. Productive employees

  • Be a productive member of society by attaining gainful employment
  • Quickly add value to the organization
  • Work effectively in a team environment

2. Technical competence

  • Apply engineering fundamentals (math, statistics, physics, chemistry)

3. Manufacturing materials and processes

  • Understand common material properties and characteristics
  • Understand common manufacturing processes (molding, separating, forming, fabrication, finishing, processes)

4. Manufacturing systems

  • Understand the structure and operation of a manufacturing enterprise
  • Demonstrate competence using manufacturing and computer hardware and software (capacity planning, automation, ERP, etc.)

5. Quality

  • Understand principles and processes of quality management (cost of quality, continuous improvement, six sigma, etc.)
  • Demonstrate competence using statistical process control, quality tools, etc.

6. Product and process design

  • Understand the fundamental relationship between product design and the processes required to manufacture the product according to specifications
  • Understand product and process documentation

7. Business knowledge

  • Understand cost estimation and justification (return on investment and payback, etc.)
  • Be able to manage projects, time, financials, and people

8. Professionalism

  • Demonstrate positive professional attitudes and behavior
  • Continuously improve your skills and abilities

9. Communication

  • Professionally express technical topics orally, in writing, and graphically (using technical graphics), both individually and as a team

10. Problem solving

  • Be able to solve technical problems using empirical and analytical methods

11. Global perspective

  • Be aware of the international aspects of business
  • Value diversity

12. Integrity and ethical behavior

  • Be honest, trustworthy, and accepting of ethical standards


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