Industrial and Systems Engineering ABET Information


First Accredited:  1974

Last Accredited:  June 2010


Industrial and Systems Engineering Program Educational Objectives

To realize the mission of the department, the following educational objectives have been adopted for the undergraduate program. These objectives cover the fundamentals of both engineering and the humanities that characterize a university education, plus the specialized knowledge of industrial and systems engineering needed for a successful career in industry, the government, or academia.

    1. To produce graduates who can use their broad educational experience, ethical judgment, and systems thinking to impact the community in a positive way
    2. To produce graduates with core competencies in engineering fundamentals
    3. To produce graduates to successfully apply Industrial Engineering methodologies effectively to analyze, design, and implement integrated systems
    4. To produce graduates who can function effectively in the work environment through participation in teams, leadership and effective communication skills
    5. To produce graduates who are able to continue learning throughout their careers


Industrial and Systems Engineering Program Student Outcomes

The Industrial and Systems Engineering program will demonstrate that their graduates have:

    1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
    2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. an ability to 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
    4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. an ability to communicate effectively
    8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
    9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice


Industrial and Systems Engineering Program Enrollment and Graduation Data

The enrollment and graduation data for the Industrial and Systemes Engineering program for the past three academic years are given below.

Academic Year Enrollment1 BSISE Degrees Awarded
2013-2014 91 19
2012-2013 79 15
2011-2012 77 15

1Fall Undergraduate Headcount