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ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science Degree in ISE (or BS-ISE) at the University of Florida is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized U.S. accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. ABET was established in 1932 and is now a federation of 28 professional and technical societies representing the fields of applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. For more information about ABET, please visit www.abet.org.

For current degree and enrollment data of our BS-ISE program, see http://www.eng.ufl.edu/education/undergraduate/accreditation/.

Mission Statement:

The mission of our BS-ISE program is to provide a top quality, state-of-the-art education in industrial and systems engineering and to foster leading-edge instruction. The program seeks national recognition by peer institutions and key employers of industrial and systems engineering graduates.

Educational Objectives:

The objective of our BS-ISE program is to produce graduates who

  • Will be successful professionals in industrial and systems engineering or other disciplines,
  • Can acquire advanced knowledge through continuing education or advanced degree programs, and
  • Can become active leaders in their profession and/or community.

ABET Student Outcomes:

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering uses outcome scorecards to directly assess whether students achieve the following ABET student outcomes.

a- Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
b- Design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
c- Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
d- Function on multi-disciplinary teams
e- Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
f- Understand professional and ethical responsibility
g- Communicate effectively
h- Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
i- Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
j- Know contemporary issues
k- Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Each scorecard requires instructors to provide the following information concerning each outcome to which a course contributes.

    1. Description of the mechanism(s) to assess the outcome.
    2.       Explanation how each mechanism assesses the outcome.
    3.       Criteria for students to successfully achieve the outcome.
    4.       Evidence that the outcome is achieved.

Item 4 above is direct evaluation of student work in the course and serves as material to be included in an outcome folder.  Our process for evaluating success in meeting outcomes requires an annual review of the outcome folders and information from the other assessment methods by our Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.  The output of this review is a report to the faculty and ISE Industrial Advisory Board, along with proposed actions to address areas of concern identified in the review.

Below is a list of courses along with the required scorecards.

Courses:

Required Scorecards

EGS 4034: Engineering Ethics     Outcome F_EGS 4034_term_year   
EIN 4335: Senior Design Project    Outcome C_EIN 4335_term_year

Outcome D_EIN 4335_term_year

Outcome I_EIN 4335_term_year

EIN 4343: Inventory and Supply Chain Systems    Outcome I_EIN 4343_term_year

Outcome J_EIN 4343_term_year

EIN 4354: Engineering Economy    Outcome F_EIN 4354_term_year

Outcome H_EIN 4354_term_year

EIN 4360C: Facility Planning and Work Design    Outcome D_EIN 4360C_term_year

Outcome G_EIN 4360C_term_year

EIN 4451: Lean Production Systems    Outcome H_EIN 4451_term_year

Outcome J_EIN 4451_term_year

ESI 4221C: Industrial Quality Control    Outcome B_ESI 4221C_term_year

Outcome K_ESI 4221C_term_year

ESI 4312: Operations Research 1    Outcome A_ESI 4312_term_year

Outcome E_ESI 4312_term_year

ESI 4313: Operations Research 2    Outcome E_ESI 4313_term_year

Outcome K_ESI 4313_term_year

ESI 4327C: Matrix & Numerical Methods for Systems Engineering    Outcome A_ESI 4327C_term_year

Outcome K_ESI 4327C_term_year

ESI 4356: Decision Support systems for Industrial and Systems Engineers     Outcome C_ESI 4356_term_year

Outcome E_ESI 4356_term_year

ESI 4357: Web-Based Decision Support Systems for Industrial and Systems Engineers    Outcome D_ESI 4357_term_year

Outcome G_ESI 4357_term_year

ESI 4523: Industrial Systems Simulation     Outcome B_ESI 4523_term_year

Outcome C_ESI 4523_term_year

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