Program Objectives and Accreditation

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Accreditation

Our Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Our continuous improvement processes ensure that the curriculum is oriented towards the following program objectives and student outcomes:

Program Educational Objectives

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

  • Met the expectations of employers and graduate programs of industrial engineers 
  • Served in informal or formal leadership roles in their professional activities
  • Worked effectively on diverse teams
  • Pursued professional development activities such as graduate study and continuing education 

Student Outcomes

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics 
  • An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors 
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences 
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts 
  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives 
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions 
  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. 

Middle States Accreditation

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