Accreditation - Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
Within five years into their careers, the graduates from the Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program at Bradley University will have successful careers based on
- Demonstrated ability to move into a leadership role in various phases of a manufacturing system while communicating objectives and intentions to a diverse team of cross functional members.
- Demonstrated ability to expand into different areas of manufacturing using transferable skills learned through hands-on experience.
- Demonstrated ability to serve both the profession and the community balanced with the work environment.
- Demonstrated ability to gain additional knowledge and skills by obtaining certifications and additional education.
Student Outcomes (SOs)
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program graduates will have:
- a strong background in manufacturing processes and materials for discreet piece part manufacture, considering nomenclature recognition, limits, costs, benefits, etc. of comparative processes and materials through a hands-on approach
- strong mathematics, science, and computer skills with emphasis on programs that aid process and product analysis and control, as well as the ability to apply a concurrent approach to process, product, and equipment design with supporting technologies such as: DFM, DFA, CAD, CAM, CAE and rapid prototyping
- an ability to conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data related to manufacturing processes, materials evaluation, and manufacturing systems
- an ability to integrate multiple technical concepts and societal considerations for the solution of open-ended design problems and in the design of systems
- interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve manufacturing problems considering constraints, costs, benefits, and competitiveness of comparative processes and materials
- an ability to utilize modern tools and techniques to effectively communicate technical requirements and functionality in oral, written, and graphical forms
- a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning
- an understanding of the professional and ethical responsibilities of a manufacturing professional
- a broad education necessary to understand the impact of manufacturing solutions in a global and societal context
- a knowledge of contemporary issues facing manufacturing professionals including a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
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