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Objectives and Student Outcomes

Program Educational Objective

Our Program Educational Objective is for our graduates to be employed in management and leadership roles with the following job titles once they have three to five years of technical work experience:

  • Process Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Quality Manager
  • Quality Technician
  • Operations Manager
  • Manager of Technical People
  • Manager of Manufacturing Processes
  • Manager of Projects.

We expect our graduates to lead technical people, manage quality, and manage processes as well as manage their careers.

Student Outcomes

At graduation students will have:

  1. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
  2. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology ptoblems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies. 
  3. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes. 
  4. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.
  6. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems.
  7. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  8. An understanding of the need for and the ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
  9. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity.
  10. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
  11. A commitment to quality, timeless, and continuous improvement.

The Engineering Technology Management program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org


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Division Chair
Jeannie Chapman, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator
Mr. Timothy Ellis

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