Applied Physics

Student Learning Outcomes

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences 
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • an ability to formulate or design a system, process, or program to meet desired needs
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify and solve applied science problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global and societal context
  • a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice

Program Educational Objectives

Applied Physics graduates will:

  • Excel in technical careers and thrive in graduate studies using scientific principles and application of physical sciences
  • Work effectively in bringing multi-disciplinary ideas to diverse professional environments
  • Improve their workplaces and communities, and the society through professional and personal activities

Chemical Engineering

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Each graduate of the chemical engineering program will have attained the following outcomes:
  • 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 life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Program Educational Objectives

The Chemical Engineering Program is designed to provide its graduates a solid educational foundation on which they can build successful and sustainable careers in chemical engineering or a related field. In particular, graduates of the Chemical Engineering Program will:

  • Be employed or pursuing an advanced degree in the field of chemical engineering or other related disciplines.
  • Be productive members of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Assume leadership positions in their industry, their continuing education, or in their communities, as their careers develop.
  • Continue their professional development and engage in the life-long learning necessary for a sustainable career.

Computer Engineering

Student Learning Outcomes

Each graduate of the computer engineering program will have attained the following outcomes:

  • 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 importance of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Program Educational Objectives

The Computer Engineering Program is designed to provide its graduates a solid educational foundation on which they can build successful and sustainable careers in computer engineering or a related field. In particular, graduates of the Computer Engineering Program will:

  • Be employed or pursuing an advanced degree in the field of computer engineering or other related disciplines.
  • Be productive members of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Assume leadership positions in their industry, their continuing education, or in their communities, as their careers develop.
  • Continue their professional development and engage in the life-long learning necessary for a sustainable career.

Computer Science

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Computer Science program will attain, by the time of graduation:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
  • An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  • An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  • An ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
  • An ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
  • An ability to provide technical and visionary leadership to others.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Computer Science graduates will have sufficient depth of understanding of the fundamental areas of computer science to enable them for success in today’s workplace.
  • Computer Science graduates will have sufficient breadth of understanding to enable continued professional development and lifelong learning throughout their careers.
  • Computer Science graduates will have sufficient teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills to enable them to work with others effectively in their professional careers.
  • Computer Science graduates will be sufficiently prepared to be innovative and ethical leaders in a global society.

Electrical Engineering

Student Learning Outcomes

Each graduate of the electrical engineering program will have attained the following outcomes:

  • 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 life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Program Educational Objectives

The Electrical Engineering Program is designed to provide its graduates a solid educational foundation on which they can build successful and sustainable careers in electrical engineering or a related field. In particular, graduates of the Electrical Engineering Program will:

  • Be employed or pursuing an advanced degree in the field of electrical engineering or other related disciplines.
  • Be productive members of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Assume leadership positions in their industry, their continuing education, or in their communities, as their careers develop.
  • Continue their professional development and engage in the life-long learning necessary for a sustainable career.

Engineering Physics

Student Learning Outcomes

  • 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, components, 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 life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Program Educational Objectives

Engineering Physics graduates will:

  • Thrive in graduate studies, technical careers, or engineering practices using broad based scientific knowledge
  • Work effectively in diverse professional environments and multi-disciplinary projects
  • Improve their workplaces and communities, and the society through professional and personal activities

Industrial Engineering

Student Learning Outcomes

  • 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, safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary 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 life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • A basic ability to design, develop, implement, and improve integrated systems that include people, materials, information, equipment, and energy by using appropriate analytical, computational, and experimental practices through IE core curriculum.
  • An advanced ability to design, develop, implement, and improve integrated systems that include people, materials, information, equipment, and energy by using appropriate analytical, computational, and experimental practices through IE electives, capstone design experience and thesis.

Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of completion of the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Degree, our graduates are expected to attain the following:

  • Making decisions through applying current principles of Industrial Engineering to solve “complex, real-world problems and overcome challenges facing themselves, their organizations, and the community.”
  • Demonstrating exemplary teamwork and leadership skills, growing professionally and increasing their level of responsibility and authority.
  • Advancing their knowledge and technological skillset with new skills and knowledge, throughout their lives and careers.

Mechanical Engineering

Student Learning Outcomes

  • 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.
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary 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 and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Program Educational Objectives

With their Kettering education as a foundation, within a few years of graduation, graduates will attain:

  • A reputation for working effectively and ethically in diverse professional environments.
  • Leadership in their profession while actively pursuing lifelong learning and contributing to progress within their field.
  • The ability to practice responsible decision making and apply best practices to their professional endeavors.