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Educational Objectives




These are statements that describe the expected accomplishments of graduates during the first few years after graduation.

 

The Department of Engineering Technology at TSU is committed to providing the environment and expertise to ensure that its graduates may make substantive contributions in their professional endeavors after graduation, both in the areas of technical proficiency and community involvement. Accordingly, Civil, Computer and Electronics Technology program alumni contribute to society as productive technologists and engaged citizens by:

 

1. Applying general and discipline-specific concepts and methodologies to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems.

2. Articulating technical material in a professional manner to potentially diverse audiences and in a variety of circumstances.

3. Contributing within team environments, demonstrating ethical, respectful and professional behavior in all associations.

4. Recognizing and appreciating the environmental, societal and fiscal impact of the technical professions in a local, national and global context.

5. Demonstrating an individual desire and commitment to pursue continuous self-improvement and lifelong learning.

 

Outcomes




These are statements that describe what students are expected to know and able to do by the time of graduation.

 

Graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree from TSU will be able to:

 

1. Utilize appropriate tools to acquire data, analyze problems, and design a system or process.

2. Demonstrate effective skills in the development and presentation of team projects.

3. Exhibit knowledge and skills consistent with the expectations of a practicing engineering technologist.

4. Articulate the viability of creative and realistic solutions to defined problems and projects.

5. Recognize the value of diversity, and identify ethical and societal issues in business and technical tasks.

6. Solve complex problems utilizing discipline specific expertise.

 

NOTE: Each disciplinary area defines the specific details of Outcome #6.