SOs andPerformance Indicators

Student Outcomes & Performance Indicators for Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technology (ICET)



Student Outcomes

By the time of graduation the students will demonstrate:

Performance Indicators

a*an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques,  skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly defined engineering technology activities;

a*1. Select appropriate techniques and tools for a specific task in mechanical engineering technology.

a*2. Use computer-based and other resources effectively in assignments and projects.

b*an ability to select and apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;

b*1. Apply basic mathematical knowledge to solve basic problems.

b*2. Apply principles of physics to solve simple practical problems in the field of mechanical engineering technology.

b*3. Apply principles of general chemistry   to solve simple practical problems in the field of mechanical engineering technology.

c*an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements;  to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;

c*1. Demonstrate good laboratory practices.

c*2. Identify, select and use appropriate equipment/apparatus/specimen/device for a specific experiment.

c*3. Configure set-up, perform measurements, relate parameters and explain system operation.

d*an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;

d*1. Recognize and perform his role in a team.

d*2. Integrate input from all team members to solve problems.

d*3. Show respect for his teammates.

e*an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly defined  engineering technology problems;

e*1. Identify and describe basic problems.

e*2. Analyze problem constraints.

e*3. Recognize standard procedures.

e*4. Manage information and solve basic problems.

f*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;

f*1. Listen carefully and respond to questions appropriately.

f*2. Use appropriate graphics in oral and written communications.

f*3. Use mechanics and grammar appropriately.

f*4. Paraphrase technical and non-technical literature satisfactorily.

g*an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

g*1. Acknowledge the importance of professional development.

g*2. Show initiative, interest, and get involved in learning about specialty- related subjects.

h*an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity;

h*1. Know code of ethics for the discipline.

h*2. Recognize the influence his profession has on the community.

h*3. Demonstrate positive attitude towards faculty and peers.

h*4. Show awareness for diverse ideas and cultural differences.

i*a commitment to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement;

i*1. Identify the quality requirements for a specific task.

i*2. Develop a plan to conduct a specific task within a given timeframe.

i*3. Identify weaknesses and take appropriate actions for improvement.

j*an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives; and

j*1. Produce a clear problem statement of the design.

j*2. Identify and analyze constraints of the problem.

j*3. Establish criteria for the engineering technology solution.

j*4. Carry out the design and implementation to the most feasible solution.

k*a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.

k*1. Identify the current issues confronting the discipline.   

k*2. Be aware of national and international publications on impact of technology on society.

k*3. Recognize the impact of engineering technology solutions on environment, community and economy, locally and globally

k*4. Evaluate engineering technology solutions, identify possible consequences on societal or global context, and ways to minimize or avoid them.