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:
- Have an ability to apply knowledge of the sciences of human factors and workplace ergonomics.
- Have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- 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.
- Have an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
Have an ability to identify, formulate and solve human factors and workplace ergonomics problems.
- Have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- Have an ability to communicate effectively.
- Have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of human factors and workplace ergonomics solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
- Have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
- Have the knowledge of contemporary issues.
- Have an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern human factors and workplace ergonomics tools necessary for industrial and systems engineering practice.