SET Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

Adopted, October, 2016

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Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates will become licensed surveyors and/or GIS specialists.
  2. Graduates will be able to take on supervisory roles in their firms.  Some graduates will start their own surveying practice.
  3. Graduates will be able to apply and expand upon their undergraduate-level surveying preparation.  This will be accomplished through continuing education and becoming involved in regional and national professional societies such as NJSPLS and ACSM.

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;
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;
c.  an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
d.  an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
e.  an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
f.   an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
g.  an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
h.  an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
i.   an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
j.   a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context;
k.  a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement;