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Engineering Technology Program Vitals

Mission Statement

The Engineering Technology program of LeTourneau University will produce graduates that are able to integrate technical knowledge with practical application as effective engineering team members in an ever-changing technological environment. This will be accomplished within an interdisciplinary framework and with a sense of a Christian vocation and commitment to serving God in society.

Program Objectives

The objectives of LeTourneau's Engineering Technology Program are as follows:

  • Graduates will effectively complete technical designs and other applications employing both technical and practical knowledge.
  • Graduates will be characterized by their interdisciplinary technical strengths.
  • Graduates will exhibit effective teamwork and communication skills in the workplace.
  • Graduates will be characterized by a high level of technical leadership skills.
  • Graduates will adapt to changing industry and technology advancements with a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Graduates will demonstrate ethical behavior with a sense of Christian purpose in the workplace.
  • Graduates will be successfully employed in their field of study.

Educational Student Outcomes

Graduates of LeTourneau's Engineering Technology Program will have:

  • an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;
  • 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;
  • an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
  • an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
  • an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
  • an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
  • an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  • an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  • an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
  • a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context;
  • a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement;
  • an ability to provide and/or properly respond to good leadership;
  • an ability to make decisions based on appropriate economic considerations;

 

Enrollment

Fall 2013: 86
Spring 2014: 74

Graduates

Spring 2013: 14
Fall 2013: 8

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