SOs And Performance Indicators

Student Outcomes & Performance Indicators for Chemical Engingeering Technology  (CHET)

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 chemical engineering technology.

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

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;

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 chemical engineering technology.

b*3. Apply principles of general chemistry   to solve simple practical problems in the field of chemical 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 profession.

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;

j*1. Produce a clear needs statement for the design problem.

j*2. Identify constraints on the design problem.

j*3. Establish criteria for acceptability of engineering technology solutions.

j*4. Carry solution through to the most economic/desirable solution and justify the approach.



a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context;

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

k*2. Be familiar with national and international publications that describe the impact of technology on society.

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

k*4. Combine knowledge of potential impacts into design and problem-solving processes.

k*5. Evaluate engineering technology solutions, identifying possible negative global or societal consequences and recommending ways to minimize or avoid them.