The University of Washington's Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4021 - telephone: (410)347-7700. The goal of the undergraduate program is to provide a comprehensive education to prepare students for the profession.
UW Industrial Engineering Global Goals:
The global goals for Industrial Engineering are to develop graduates who are:
Successfully employed utilizing Industrial Engineering skills.
Successfully obtaining graduate degrees.
Good citizens of the world.
UW IE Program Objectives:
Our graduates will be employed in productive careers utilizing Industrial Engineering skills and will pursue graduate degrees.
Our graduates will demonstrate a broad knowledge of the various modern Industrial Engineering methods and tools associated with manufacturing and service systems. They will apply engineering design methods and tools to represent, integrate and solve important problems, and their work will reflect an appreciation of the non-deterministic nature of engineering systems and devices.
Our graduates will exhibit the following professional behaviors: leadership, ethics, social responsibility of engineers, the ability to work collaboratively with others, and an appreciation for other disciplines.
Our graduates will strive to remain at the leading edge of the Industrial Engineering discipline and to respond to the challenges of an ever-changing environment with the most current knowledge and technology.
UW IE ABET Program Outcomes:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as, analyze and interpret data
- An ability to 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
- An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- An ability to communicate effectively
- 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
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
- An understanding of the integrated, inter-disciplinary nature of the discipline