“The Department of Engineering Technology prepares qualified professionals for technical
leadership positions in industry, business, government and education. The department
further seeks to deliver these educational programs via traditional and non-traditional
modes of instruction. The department also pursues applications oriented research and
service to the individuals, businesses, industries, and the engineering profession
of the Mid-South region.”
The Department of Engineering Technology will be the regional leader in the Mid-South
for student-centered technological education. The department will be known for its accomplishments of excellence in teaching, applied
research, and service in the Mid-South. The department will become the premier Mid-South supplier of technically proficient
graduates that will be actively recruited and placed in positions of leadership by
The stated values of the Department of Engineering Technology strongly support the
mission of the University and College. In addition to the University and College values the Department of Engineering Technology
Teaching and learning is a shared responsibility between faculty and students.
Enhancing student learning through innovative instructional methods.
Providing students with the tools to become life-long learners.
Encouraging students to become productive, participating citizens.
Providing an atmosphere where faculty committed to learning, discovery and engagement
are free to investigate, apply and transfer knowledge.
Creating partnerships within the school and University, as well as with business and
industry, to benefit student learning and technology transfer.
Providing modern laboratories where students, faculty, and University staff, as well
as business and industry personnel, can enhance their understanding of technology.
Recognize an obligation to provide the appropriate environment to accommodate diversity
of opinions, experience, opportunities and interpersonal relations.
Pursue excellence in every activity.
The primary constituencies of the Department of Engineering Technology are the students,
current and future employers of the students, and the faculty. Hence, the mission,
vision, objectives, and outcomes are aimed at serving these three constituencies.