College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Educational Objectives

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Student Outcomes

Student outcomes describe the knowledge, skills, and abilities students are expected to acquire from the program, to prepare them to achieve the program educational objectives. These outcomes are demonstrated by the student in each course in the curriculum and measured by the program at the time of graduation. Program outcomes are developed based ETAC/ABET general and program criteria.

Program Educational Objectives

Program educational objectives are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve during the first few years following graduation. They are consistent with the mission of the university, the mission of the college and the goals of the department. They are determined and periodically evaluated based on the needs of the constituencies served by the programs.

A.S. EET Program Educational Objectives

  • Demonstrate fundamental and emerging mathematical, scientific, engineering, and technical skills necessary to function as an electrical, electronic, computer, or engineering technician.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and techniques in the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electronic/computer systems.
  • Demonstrate continuous learning, either on-the-job or in a B.S. degree program.
  • Demonstrate communications skills necessary to function effectively as a member of an engineering team.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the social, ethical, and global impact of their work upon the profession and society.

 

B.S. EET Program Educational Objectives

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to function as a member of a technical staff who can use current industrial practices and design procedures for development, implementation, and project management of electrical/electronic(s) and/or computer-based software and systems.
  • Demonstrate readiness for career advancement, promotion, and mobility.
  • Demonstrate continuous learning, either on-the-job or in graduate school.
  • Demonstrate the ability to function as a contributing member of society and the profession.
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork skills and recognize ethical responsibilities.

 

B.S. CPET Program Educational Objectives

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to function as a member of a technical staff who can use current industrial practices and design procedures for development, implementation, and project management of computer-based software and systems or electrical/electronic(s) hardware and software
  • Demonstrate readiness for career advancement, promotion, and mobility.
  • Demonstrate continuous learning, either on-the-job or in graduate school.
  • Demonstrate the ability to function as a contributing member of society and the profession.
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork skills and recognize ethical responsibilities.

B.S. INFT Program Educational Objectives

  • To be a working Information Technology (IT) professional with core competencies that can be used on multi-disciplinary projects
  • To understand the importance of relationship building within the IT industry
  • To understand the need for lifelong learning in the exploration and journey in IT
  • To understand, evaluate and practice ethical behavior within the IT industry
  • To be change agents in the IT industry
  • To be cognizant of security issues and their impacts on industry

CNET B.S. Program Educational Objectives

  • To provide education of the traditional and returning adult student for career success in the construction industry, with a special emphasis on sustainable construction.
  • To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • To be responsive to the ever changing technologies of the construction industry.
  • To instill in students the desire for and ability to engage in life-long learning.

IET A.S. Program Educational Objectives

  • To prepare graduates with knowledge, technical, analytical, and managerial skills necessary to develop, implement, and improve integrated systems in manufacturing and service industries that include people, materials, equipment, information, and energy.
  • To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • To prepare graduates for both immediate employment and continuation in the BS program.

IET B.S. Program Educational Objectives

  • To prepare graduates with knowledge, technical, analytical, and managerial skills necessary to develop, implement, and improve integrated systems in manufacturing and service industries that include people, materials, equipment, information, and energy.
  • To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • To prepare graduates for careers in higher levels of system design, integration, and management.

MET A.S. Program Educational Objectives

  • To prepare graduates with knowledge, problem solving ability and hands-on skills to enter careers in installation, manufacturing, testing, evaluation, computer-aided design, or maintenance of basic mechanical systems.
  • To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • To prepare graduates for both immediate employment and continuation in the BS program.

MET B.S. Program Educational Objectives

  • To prepare graduates with knowledge, problem solving ability, and hands-on skills to enter careers in analysis, applied design, development, implementation, manufacturing, testing, technical sales, evaluation, or oversight of mechanical systems and processes.
  • To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

Quality Certificate Educational Objectives

  • To prepare graduates with skills in techniques related to quality, such as design of experiments, metrology, and statistical process control.