ABET Section II.A.6

In compliance with Section II.A.6. ABET Accreditation Policy and Procedure Manual (APPM), public release of required information regarding ITAM Industrial Engineering Program is as follows:


Program Educational Objectives

The Industrial Engineering Program at ITAM considers its Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are achieved when the Program’s constituencies recognize that a graduate possesses the attitudes, skills and knowledge to:

  1. Attain professional accomplishments within his/her professional activities (Industry, academy or entrepreneurial venues).
  2. Deploy professional competencies and problem solving skills.
  3. Maintain an interest in expanding and improving his/her professional competencies.
  4. Show outstanding societal, civic and professional awareness.

Student Outcomes

The IE Program is committed to the students’ attainment of the skills, knowledge, and attitudes associated with the following Student Outcomes (SOs):

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design and improve an integrated system (people, materials, info, etc.), component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve organizational problems using the industrial engineering approaches and techniques.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of managerial and engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of society, management, and engineering contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern industrial engineering tools necessary for the professional practice.

Annual Student Enrollment Data

Year

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Enrollment

183

184

157

164

153


Graduation Data

Year

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Coursework completed

19

19

24

21

34

Diploma obtained*

16

12

19

21

8

* In Mexico, to get the diploma (Título), additional requirements besides completion of credits required include: 480 hours of community service (Servicio social), submission of a written document (Tesis or Tesina), and defense.