Program Objectives And Student Outcomes for the Industrial and Systems Engineering Program* and System Engineering Program**

*Students admitted beginning Fall 2017
**Students admitted prior to Fall 2017


The mission of the Industrial and Systems Engineering program is to prepare our students for growth and career opportunities in the field. The mission also includes recruiting a diverse student body, providing state-of-the-art education, and interacting with employers to ensure that graduates are prepared to contribute to their chosen professions in various sectors. The program is in a unique position to prepare students to work in global environments and organizations, based upon their abilities to design, analyze and manage complex engineered, human and organizational systems.

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The knowledge and skill set provided by the Industrial and Systems Engineering program will enable its graduates to attain the following program educational objectives (PEOs) within five years of graduation:

  • Graduates will be gainfully engaged in the professional practice of system or industrial engineering and related disciplines.
  • Graduates will be capable of contributing to the execution of complex projects in multidisciplinary team environments.
  • Graduates will advance their skills, knowledge and capabilities by professional advancement through graduate work and/or lifelong learning.
  • Graduates will be involved in service and/or leadership of their profession and society at local, national and global levels.

The Student Outcomes (SOs) are as follows:

  • Student can apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • Student can design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • Student can design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • Student can function on multidisciplinary teams
  • Student can identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • Student understands professional and ethical responsibility
  • Student can communicate effectively
  • Student demonstrates the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • Student recognizes the need for and demonstrates an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • Student demonstrates a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • Student can use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice