Our Mission and Objectives
To educate students for successful and distinguished careers in industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, and related fields using a learn-by-doing approach that stresses integrated processes, appropriate technologies, and enterprise competitive advantage.
Objectives for Undergraduate Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Programs
1. Immediate Practice – Graduates will make immediate contributions to the practice of their field by their demonstrated knowledge of contemporary issues and direct, hand-on experience with the modern tools and techniques of the discipline.
2. Solid Engineering Foundations – Graduates will have successful careers based on their demonstrated ability to solve problems and make improvements through engineering design, experimentation, and application of scientific principles as well as their ability to analyze and critically evaluate solutions.
3. Broad Education – Graduates will have careers of distinction and leadership based on their ability to communicate effectively, to contribute meaningfully to a team effort, and to understand the economic, societal, and ethical impacts of their decision.
4. Life-long Learning – Graduates will demonstrate the ability and desire to follow a life-long pursuit of personal fulfillment through education.