Program Outcomes

The program’s outcomes are expected to provide a firm foundation that enables graduates to achieve the above program objectives. The Human Factors/Ergonomics Program is designed to produce industrial and systems engineering graduates who:

  1. Have an ability to apply knowledge of the sciences of human factors and workplace ergonomics.
  2. Have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. Have an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet accepted human factors and workplace ergonomics standards within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety,manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. Have an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
    Have an ability to identify, formulate and solve human factors and workplace ergonomics problems.
  5. Have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  6. Have an ability to communicate effectively.
  7. Have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of human factors and workplace ergonomics solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  8. Have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
  9. Have the knowledge of contemporary issues.
  10. Have an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern human factors and workplace ergonomics tools necessary for industrial and systems engineering practice.