Programs & Degrees

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:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing‐based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  6. Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

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:

  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.

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

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

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:

  • The ability to solve complex, real-world problems and overcome challenges.
  • Exemplary teamwork and leadership skills, professional growth and an increasing level of responsibility and authority.
  • The ability and motivation to expand their knowledge and technological skillset 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.