Student Outcome

In this page:

  • Student Outcomes list
  • Process for the Establishment and Revision of the Student Outcomes
  • Relation between 2013-2014 ABET Engineering Technology Student Outcomes and NNMC Information Engineering Technology Student Outcomes
  • Relationship between 2013-2014 ABET Program Criteria for Information Engineering Technology Programs and the NNMC Information Engineering Technology Student Outcomes

Student Outcome List

The student outcomes adopted by the College of Engineering and Technology for the Information Engineering Technology program are listed below.

1. An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of their disciplines.
2. An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology.
3. An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments, and apply experimental results to improve processes.
4. An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to program educational objectives.
5. An ability to function effectively on teams.
6. An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
7. An ability to communicate effectively.
8. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
9. An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
10. A respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
11. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
12. The application of computer and network hardware, operating systems, system and network administration, programming languages, applications software, and databases in the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of hardware and software systems.
13. The application of electrical, electronic, telecommunications, and digital signal propagation fundamentals in the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of hardware and software systems.
14. The ability to design, implement, maintain and provide for the security of facilities involved with the processing and transfer of information.
15. The ability to apply project management techniques to facilities that process and transfer information.
16. The ability to apply discrete mathematics, and probability and statistics in the support of facilities that process and transfer information.


Process for the Establishment and Revision of the Student Outcomes

The Department of Engineering has established a set of outcomes for its Information Engineering Technology program that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students attain as they progress through the program. The high-level process for defining, evaluating, and assessing the outcomes is shown in the figure below.

The process in the Department of Engineering for establishing and revising program outcomes relies upon a continual assessment of student outcomes. In 2009, the faculty members have agreed to adopt 16 program outcomes composed of:

• 11 standard outcomes of the General Criterion 3 for Engineering Technology Programs for baccalaureate degrees (outcomes a-k) published by the ABET ETAC commission, 2009-2010 Accreditation Cycle.

• 5 additional outcomes adopted from the ABET ETAC commission Program Criteria for Information Engineering Technology Programs, 2009-2010 Accreditation Cycle.

Student outcomes are interpreted according to the objectives of our program and mapped to specific knowledge, technique, and skills to be acquired by the graduation time. Although student outcomes have not changed since the department defined them in 2009, the specific knowledge, technique, and skills acquired in the courses where outcomes are measured may be modified during the assessment and evaluation processes.


Relation between 2013-2014 ABET Student Outcomes and NNMC Information Engineering Technology Student Outcomes

2013-2014 ABET Student Outcomes NNMC Information Engineering Technology Student Outcomes
a. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities 1
b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies 2
c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes 3
d. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives 4
e. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team 5
f. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems 6
g. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature 7
h. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development 8
i. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity 9
j. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context 10
k. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement 11

 


Relationship between 2013-2014 ABET Program Criteria for Information Engineering Technology Programs and the NNMC Information Engineering Technology Student Outcomes

2013-2014 ABET Program Criteria for Information Engineering  Technology Programs NNMC Information Engineering Technology Student Outcomes
a. The application of computer and network hardware, operating systems, system and network administration, programming languages, applications software, and databases in the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of hardware and software systems 12
b. The application of electrical, electronic, telecommunications, and digital signal propagation fundamentals in the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of hardware and software systems 13
c. The ability to design, implement, maintain and provide for the security of facilities involved with the processing and transfer of information 14
d. The ability to apply project management techniques to facilities that process and transfer information 15
e. The ability to apply discrete mathematics, and probability and statistics in the support of facilities that process and transfer information 16

 

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