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Accreditation

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Accreditation

Our BSIE program is accredited by the Engineering Acceditation Commision of ABET, http://abet.org. Our continuous improvement processes ensure that the curriculum is oriented towards the following program objectives and student outcomes:

Program Objectives

The BSIE program objectives are to prepare students academically and professionally so that soon after graduation ISE graduates will have:

  • Met the expectations of employers of industrial engineers
  • Undertaken informal or formal leadership roles in their professional activities
  • Stayed current by pursuing professional development activities such as graduate study and continuing education

Student Outcomes

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments involving people or processes, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design systems and processes that integrate people, materials, information, equipment, and energy to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams which may include other engineering and business disciplines
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve Industrial Engineering problems involving systems of people, materials, information, equipment, and/or energy
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively to academic and industrial audiences using different methods
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues in Industrial Engineering and related disciplines
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for Industrial Engineering practice   

Middle States Accreditation

The University at Buffalo (UB) has maintained continuous accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1921.