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Accreditation Features

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.  This accreditation assures that the program meets quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students.  This includes an ongoing continuous improvement process of assessment and evaluation to continually improve the program.


Department of Engineering Technology Continuous Improvement Plan
Engineering Technology Alumni Survey Summary Data Report
Engineering Technology Current Student Survey Summary Data Report
Engineering Technology Senior Exit Survey Summary Data Report


Program Educational Objectives:

The program educational objectives (PEO) of the Engineering Technology program are to produce graduates who, within five years of graduation, are prepared with the depth of knowledge, breadth of experiences, and an attitude of professionalism that will enable them to:

  1. Attain gainful employment in a related technical field providing personal and professional growth;

  2. Pursue professional development such as additional formal education, certifications and workshops;

  3. Attain increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in their own chosen field;

  4. Apply a depth of knowledge and ability to manage, design, develop, analyze, and/or implement technical projects, demonstrating a quality of performance necessary to succeed in engineering technology careers.

 

Student Outcomes:

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate an appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools in the industrial application of computers, electronics, or manufacturing principles.

  2. By progression through required coursework, students will demonstrate the ability to effectively use information acquisition tools, implement technology, and incorporate emerging technology into problem solutions as they adapt to new methods and techniques presented in the coursework.

  3. Through coursework and laboratory exercises, students will develop the ability to conduct experiments as appropriate to the Engineering Technology program.  These exercises require the collection and analysis of data pertinent to exercise objectives, and further interpretation and application of the experimental results to the improvement of practical systems, devices, and processes.

  4. Creativity and innovation comes from the free association of ideas to solve problems that have not been solved by following current methods.  The student will demonstrate the ability to apply systematic methods and techniques to generate original solutions.

  5. The ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary groups; can identify the different roles group members can fulfill, recognize and respect different personality styles, display leadership qualities, and reconcile differences.

  6. The ability to apply a systematic approach to the solution of problems.  This includes the ability to identify and analyze a problem from various perspectives and concisely define its scope; propose alternative solutions and techniques; assess viability of potential solutions; and to anticipate the impact of proposed problem solutions.

  7. The ability to produce effective written documents, deliver effective oral presentations, develop, prepare and interpret effective visual information and communicate effectively with a specific audience or client.

  8. The ability to develop and pursue a plan for further professional development and a pursuit of learning activities to achieve depth of knowledge in chosen field of work.  Is able to engage in self-directed learning and able to self-assess their learning.  Develops an increasing knowledge of current and emerging technologies.

  9. Understanding of the expectations and responsibilities of a technologist employed in the public or private sector.  Identify the professional and ethical standards that apply to the field of engineering technology.

  10. Understand the impact of technologies on society through examination of various legal, international, social, and commercial issues.  Understands and values cultural diversity; is aware of international variations in approaches, and globalization of business.

  11. Understands and can apply fundamental principles and processes of contemporary quality management techniques.  Understands and can apply the concepts of continuous improvement, and the importance of timeliness.

Enrollment and Graduation Data:

(Fall 2013 Semester Census) Full Time / Part Time 119 / 65
Number of Graduates in 2012-13 Academic Year 28
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