College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Program 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 program outcomes are developed based TAC/ABET general and program criteria. (return to Assessment page)

TAC/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 Program Outcomes

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

        CNET B.S. Program 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. Program 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.
          g1. An ability to communicate effectively.
          g2. An ability to communicate effectively through oral presentation.
          g3. Demonstrate effective graphic communication skills.
          j1. A knowledge of and respect for diversity.
          j2. A knowledge of contemporary global issues related to the profession.
          k1. A commitment to quality.
          k2. A commitment to timeliness.
          k3. A commitment to continuous improvement.

            IET B.S. Program 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.
            g1. An ability to communicate effectively.
            g2. An ability to communicate effectively through oral presentation.
            g3. Demonstrate effective graphic communication skills.
            j1. A knowledge of and respect for diversity.
            j2. A knowledge of contemporary global issues related to the profession.
            k1. A commitment to quality.
            k2. A commitment to timeliness.
            k3. A commitment to continuous improvement.

              MET A.S. Program Outcomes

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

              a1. Technical expertise in engineering materials, applied mechanics, and applied fluid sciences.
              a2. Technical expertise in manufacturing processes, mechanical design, and computer-aided engineering graphics with added technical depth in computer-aided engineering graphics.
              a3. Expertise in applied physics having emphasis in applied mechanics plus fundamentals of electricity in physics.

                MET B.S. Program Outcomes

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

                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, 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.

                  Quality Certificate Outcomes

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