College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

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. The Engineering Technology student outcomes are developed based on general and program criteria developed by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. (return to Assessment page)

ETAC/ABET General Criteria for Engineering Technology Programs

    a. An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the appropriate ET program.
    b. An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
    c. An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
    d. An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes.
    e. An ability to function effectively on teams.
    f. An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
    g. An ability to communicate effectively.
    h. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
    i. An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
    j. A knowledge of and respect for diversity, contemporary societal and global issues related to the profession.
    k. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

        Specific Engineering Technology Student Outcomes

        Below are the Student Outcomes which differ from the General Criteria listed above.

        CNET B.S. Student Outcomes

        a1. Utilizing modern instruments, methods and techniques to implement construction contracts, documents, and codes.
        a2. Evaluate materials and methods for construction projects.
        a3. Utilize modern surveying methods for construction layout.
        a4. Estimate material quantities.
        a5. Estimate material costs.
        b1. Utilize current industry standard equipment.
        b2. Employ productivity software to solve technical problems.
        c1. Determine forces and stresses in structural systems.
        c2. Perform economic analyses related to design, construction, and maintenance.
        d1. Produce design for construction and operations documents utilization.
        d2. Perform standard analysis and design in one technical specialty in construction.
        d3. Select appropriate construction materials and practices.
        e1. Participate actively in team activities during and outside class.
        f1. Determine forces and stresses in elementary structural systems.
        f2. Solve pressure and open channel flow problems.
        f3. Close a traverse survey.
        f4. Solve problems in mathematics, statistics, and physics courses.
        g1. Demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
        g2. Demonstrate effective written communication skills.
        g3. Demonstrate effective graphic communication skills.
        h1. Require library research and reporting.
        h2. Require Web research and reporting.
        i1. Demonstrate knowledge of professional code of ethics.
        i2. Service learning component.
        j1. Social studies elective.
        j2. Humanities elective.
        k1. Quality and timeliness is required aspect of course.
        k2. Course evaluation performed each semester, software updates

          IET A.S. Student Outcomes

          a. An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of industrial engineering technology.

          a1. Technical expertise in quality, metrology, and SPC.
          a2. Technical expertise in ergonomics, and work methods design.
          a3. Technical expertise in facilities layout, and production planning and control.
          a4. Technical expertise in CAD, engineering graphics, and GD&T.
          a5. Technical expertise in materials and processes, and basic machining.

          b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.

          c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.

          d. An ability to design systems, components, or processes.

          e. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.

          f. An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.

          g1. An ability to communicate effectively through writing.
          g2. An ability to communicate effectively through oral presentation.
          g3. An ability to communicate effectively through graphical communication.

          h. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.

          i1. An ability to understand professional and ethical responsibilities.
          i2. A knowledge of and respect for diversity.

          j. A knowledge of the impact of solutions in a societal and global context.

          k1. A commitment to quality.
          k2. A commitment to timeliness.
          k3. A commitment to continuous improvement.

            IET B.S. Student Outcomes

            a. An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of industrial engineering technology.

            a1. Technical expertise in quality, metrology, advanced SPC, SQC, TQM, ISO standards, and design of experiments.
            a2. Technical expertise in ergonomics, work methods design, optimization, engineering economy, and cost estimating.
            a3. Technical expertise in facilities layout, production planning and control, queuing theory, modeling, and simulation.
            a4. Technical expertise in CAD, engineering graphics, GD&T, gage capability studies, and measurement uncertainty.
            a5. Technical expertise in materials, manufacturing processes, design for manufacturing and assembly, and CNC machining.

            b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.

            c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.

            d. An ability to design systems, components, or processes.

            e. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.

            f. An ability to identify, analyze and solve technology problems.

            g1. An ability to communicate effectively through writing.
            g2. An ability to communicate effectively through oral presentation.
            g3. An ability to communicate effectively through graphical communication.

            h. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.

            i1. An ability to understand professional and ethical responsibilities.
            i2. A knowledge of and respect for diversity.

            j. A knowledge of the impact of solutions in a societal and global context.

            k1. A commitment to quality.
            k2. A commitment to timeliness.
            k3. A commitment to continuous improvement.

              MET A.S. Student Outcomes

              a. An ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities.

              a1. Technical expertise in engineering materials, statics, and strength of materials.
              a2. Technical expertise in manufacturing processes, quality assurance, and computer-aided engineering graphics with added technical depth in computer-aided engineering graphics.
              a3. Expertise in applied physics having an emphasis in applied mechanics plus inorganic chemistry.

              b. An ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.

              c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments.

              d. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

              e. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems.

              f. 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.

              g. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.

              h. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.

              i. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

                MET B.S. Student Outcomes

                a. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.

                a1. Technical expertise in engineering materials, statics, dynamics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, fluid power, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and electronic control.
                a2. Technical expertise in manufacturing processes, quality assurance, mechanical design, and computer-aided engineering graphics, engineering materials, automatic controls, industrial operations with added technical depth in manufacturing processes, computer-aided engineering graphics, mechanical design and engineering materials.
                a3. Expertise in applied physics having an emphasis in applied mechanics, plus fundamentals of electricity in physics and inorganic chemistry.

                b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.

                c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.

                d. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.

                e. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.

                f. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems.

                g. 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.

                h. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.

                i. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity.

                j. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.

                k. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

                  Quality Certificate Outcomes

                  An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of quality, metrology, SPC, SQC, TQM, ISO standards, and DOE.