The Industrial Engineering Technology program of Southern Polytechnic State University has a mission to provide undergraduate education in industrial engineering related fields to serve the manufacturing and service industries. The program prepares graduates for careers that are concerned with the design, implementation, evaluation and improvement of integrated systems of people, machines, energy, information and logistics. IET graduates are well prepared to lead the scientific and economic development of an increasingly complex state, nation and world. Additionally they have an appreciation for the impact that various political and social issues can have on their companies. Our mission is to serve both traditional and non-traditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to empower them with the ability and vision to transform the future.
Graduates of the Industrial Engineering Technology Program will demonstrate the following:
A. An appropriate mastery of mathematical and scientific knowledge, techniques, and tools
analysis of industrial systems.
B. An ability to adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering
C. An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results
improve manufacturing and service processes.
D. An ability to apply creativity in the design of industrial systems and processes.
E. An ability to function effectively on multidisciplinary teams.
F. An ability to identify, formulate and solve technical problems related to industrial engineering.
G. An ability to communicate effectively.
H. An ability to engage in and recognize the need for lifelong learning.
I. An ability to understand, professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
J. Respect for diversity and issues of social and global nature.
K. A commitment to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement.
L. An ability to integrate industrial systems using engineering methods.Program Educational Objectives:
Graduates of the Industrial Engineering Technology Program will:
A. Meet industry expectations for expertise in the design, improvement, and installation
integrated systems of manpower, machines, materials, information, energy and logistics,
B. Possess a balance of knowledge that encompasses the specialties in the industrial
C. Be capable of combining the knowledge and practice of engineering technology with
science of decision making in business, manufacturing, and service,
D. Be capable of using the sciences together with methods of engineering analysis and
evaluate, specify, and predict the results to be obtained from integrated systems,
E. Be capable of career advancement with increasing responsibilities,
F. Understand legal, political, social and ethical issues to increase their sense of
membership, and awareness in society,
G. Possess the necessary interpersonal skills to communicate and work effectively in teams.