ABET - Engineering Accreditation Commission

The Industrial & Systems Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Industrial & 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. Graduates will have utilized a foundation in the knowledge and skills of industrial and systems engineering to improve lives and advance professionally in positions of increasing responsibility within their chosen field.
  2. Graduates will have become effective collaborators and innovators, leading or participating in efforts to address social, technical, and business challenges.
  3. Graduates will have engaged in lifelong learning and professional development through self-study, continuing education, or graduate and professional studies.

Industrial & Systems Engineering Program Student Outcomes

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

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • 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
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
Industrial & Systems Engineering Program Enrollment and Graduation Data

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

Academic Year Enrollment1 BSISE Degrees Awarded
2017-2018 126 33
2016-2017 127 22
2015-2016 108 25

1Fall undergraduate headcount