COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & SCIENCE

Accreditation & Enrollment

Enrollment and Graduation Data (Based on Fall Enrollment)

Biomedical Engineering

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 205 214 224 230 189
Graduates   29 21 20 12

 

 

Program Mission: We prepare our graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and provide them the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning. Program Educational

Program Educational Objectives:

Adopted: September 29, 2000; Revised: May 2, 2008, November 1, 2019

BIEN-Ob1 (Careers): Graduates of the program will find employment as biomedical engineers or be admitted for continued study in engineering, science, business, medicine, or other professional programs.

BIEN-Ob2 (Skills): Graduates of the program will apply the skills obtained from the program to biomedical or other multidisciplinary fields.

BIEN-Ob3 (Professionalism): Graduates of the program will communicate effectively, undertake professional responsibilities, and function effectively as members and leaders of multi-disciplinary teams.

BIEN-Ob4 (Life-Long Learning): Graduates of the program will continue to develop their knowledge and skills throughout their careers.

Student Outcomes:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Chemical Engineering

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 222 242 258 290 333
Graduates   31 43 33 35

Program Mission: We prepare our graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and provide them with the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning.

Program Educational Objectives:

Adopted: Fall 1999; Revised: Fall 2007, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, and Spring 2019.

Alumni, 3-5 years beyond graduation, are engaged in the practice of chemical engineering primarily within the chemical, petrochemical, and paper/pulp industries and/or advanced study.

Alumni, 3-5 years beyond graduation, are actively involved in community outreach and/or environmental improvement and awareness.

Alumni, 3-5 years beyond graduation, are making decisions that are ethical, safe, and environmentally responsible while functioning effectively as members and leaders of teams.

Student Outcomes:

Adopted: Fall 1999; Revised: Spring 2006, Fall 2007, Winter 2013, and Spring 2019.

Chemical engineering students will demonstrate:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Chemistry

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 91 102 102 85 66
Graduates   28 12 15 14

Program Mission: We prepare graduates for employment as chemists, for graduate study in chemistry, or for acceptance to medical or dental school. We prepare graduates with the skills to critically assess and solve problems requiring the application of chemical principles. We produce graduates who are familiar with research design methodology and are able to use problem-solving techniques associated with research. We produce graduates who are able to organize and present chemical information coherently through oral and written discourse.

Chemistry Program Educational Objectives:

Chem-O1: To prepare graduates for employment as chemists, for graduate study in chemistry, or for acceptance to medical or dental school.

Chem-O2: To prepare graduates with the skills to critically assess and solve problems requiring the application of chemical principles.

Chem-O3: To produce graduates who are familiar with research design methodology and are able to use problem-solving techniques associated with research.

Chem-O4: To produce graduates who are able to organize and present chemical information coherently through oral and written discourse.

Student Outcomes:

The Chemistry Program attempts to instill the following educational outcomes in its graduates:

SO-01: Chemistry majors will have a firm foundation in chemical principles as well as a higher level of understanding in each of the chemistry subdisciplines: analytical, biochemistry, organic, inorganic, and physical.

SO-02: Chemistry majors will have a working knowledge of chemical instrumentation and laboratory techniques and be able to use those skills to design and conduct independent work.

SO-03: Chemistry majors will know how to search primary chemical literature, follow, and learn from scientific presentations, and give effective oral reports on research topics.

SO-04: Chemistry majors will develop a sense of professionalism through participation in the activities of the American Chemical Society.

Civil Engineering

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 177 180 175 184 175
Graduates   20 24 28 16
 

Program Mission: We prepare our graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and provide them with the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning.

Program Educational Objectives:

Within 4 to 6 years of graduation, the Civil Engineering graduates from Louisiana Tech University are expected to have:

PEO-01:  Engaged in professional practices, such as construction, environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, or water resources engineering by using technical, communication and management skills.

PEO-02:  Overseen the design and/or construction of a civil engineering project.

PEO-03:  Registered as a professional engineer or developed a strong ability leading to professional licensure.

PEO-04:  Demonstrated a commitment to continuing professional development by pursuing formal education in an advanced degree program or by maintaining technical currency through documented CPD activities.

PEO-05:  Served in a leadership position in any professional or community organization or local/state engineering board.

Student Outcomes:

Students completing the Civil Engineering Program will demonstrate:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Computer Science

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 425 421 408 349 275
Graduates   67 39 29 15
 

Program Mission: To prepare our graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and instill within them the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking abilities necessary for professional competence and life-long learning in computing.

Program Objectives: Graduates of the Computer Science Program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

(CSCPE01): Established themselves as practicing Computer Science professionals or engaged in advanced study in a related or complementary area;

(CSCPE02): Engaged in professional development in order to remain current in the field for enhanced understanding of current issues in Computer Science.

(CSCPE03): Utilized and exhibited strong communication and interpersonal skills, functioned effectively as members and leaders of multi-disciplinary teams, and exhibited professional and ethical principles in all of their actions.

Program Outcomes: The Computer Science Program expects students to attain, by the time of graduation, an ability to:

(1) Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions;

(2) Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline;

(3) Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts;

(4) Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles;

(5) Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline; and

(6) Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Construction Engineering Technology

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 193 171 185 173 141
Graduates   41 57 33 24
 

Program Mission: We prepare our graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and provide them the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning.

Program Educational Objectives:

Graduates of the Construction Engineering Technology Program are expected within a few years of graduation to:

PEO-1:  Be employed in the heavy and highway, underground utility, industrial, and building segments of the construction industry and will successfully apply construction principles to their chosen fields.

PEO-2:  Be advancing in their careers based on strengths in construction technical knowledge, communication skills, awareness of professional, ethical and societal responsibilities, and a dedication to life-long learning.

Student Outcomes:

Prior to graduation, Louisiana Tech University Construction Engineering Technology students will demonstrate:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline
  2. An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams

Cyber Engineering

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 191 182 167 168 149
Graduates   19 18 15 8
 

Program Educational Objectives:

Graduates of the Cyber Engineering Program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

CYEN-EO1: Established themselves as practicing Cyber Engineering professionals or engaged in advanced study in a related or complementary area.

CYEN-EO2: Engaged in professional development in order to remain current in the field for enhanced understanding of current issues in Cyber Engineering.

CYEN-EO3: Received positive recognition and reward for the productive application of their skills and knowledge.

CYEN-EO4: Demonstrated their ability to work successfully as a member of a professional team and function effectively as responsible professionals.

Student Outcomes:

The Cyber Engineering Program has documented measurable Student Outcomes that are based on the needs of the program’s constituencies. The Student Outcomes prepare our Cyber Engineering graduates to attain the Cyber Engineering Program Educational Objectives. The Cyber Engineering Program expects students to attain, by the time of graduation:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Electrical Engineering

2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 215 252 229 225 218
Graduates 48 29 36 15

Program Objectives:

Adopted: April 29, 1998  Revised:  March 30, 2012.

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

1: Established themselves as practicing professionals or engaged in an advanced study in electrical engineering or a related area.

2: Received positive recognition and reward for the productive application of their skills and knowledge.

Student Outcomes:

Adopted: April 29, 1998  Revised:  March 30, 2012

The Electrical Engineering Program attempts to instill the following outcomes in its students:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Electrical Engineering Technology

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY
Enrollment* 9 27 51 65
Graduates   18 10 12

 

Industrial Engineering

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 61 55 78 90 79
Graduates   21 24 20 13
 

Program Mission:

We prepare our graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and provide them the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning.

Program Educational Objectives:

INEN-EO1: Our alumni, within 3 to 5 years of graduation, are employed as engineers or hold leadership positions in design, manufacturing, consulting, construction, or service industries/organizations and or engaged in advanced study in engineering or business schools.

INEN-EO2: Our alumni, within 3 to 5 years of graduation, are making systems improvement decisions for their organizations.

Student Outcomes:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Instrumentation & Control Systems Engineering Technology

  2019-2020 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY
Enrollment* 46 21 8
Graduates   0 0

 

 

Program Educational Objectives:

A few years after graduation, Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineering Technology program graduates will…

PEO-01: Be employed and applying engineering technology principles in technical or managerial roles, performing design, manufacturing, marketing, operations, education, or maintenance tasks within fields closely related to measurement, controls, robotics, or automation engineering technology.

PEO-02: Be advancing in their careers based on their strengths in technical knowledge of instrumentation and control systems, communication skills, awareness of professional, ethical and societal responsibilities, and dedication to life-long learning.

Student Outcomes:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Mathematics

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 45 59 53 53 43
Graduates   12 12 13 8
 

Program Mission: We provide a broad and rigorous undergraduate education in the language of mathematics. This education equips students with the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning in the wide array of careers in the workforce and in graduate studies that are accessible with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.

M&S-O1: To prepare students for lifelong learning and successful careers using their mathematical and statistical skills

M&S-O2: To train students thoroughly in methods of analysis and algebra, including the computational skills appropriate for mathematicians to use when solving problems

M&S-O3: To develop the skills pertinent to the practice of mathematics, including the students’ abilities to formulate problems, to think creatively, and to synthesize information

M&S-O4: To teach students to use current mathematical concepts and data analysis techniques for problem-solving

M&S-O5: To develop oral and written communication skills that allow students to present information effectively

M&S-O6: To instill in our students an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities

M&S-O7: To afford our students the opportunity to pursue studies in a discipline other than mathematics

Program Outcomes:

M&S-O01: The ability to use mathematical knowledge to analyze and solve problems

M&S-O02: The ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form

M&S-O03: Significant attainment of knowledge in at least one discipline other than mathematics

M&S-O04: A commitment to engage in lifelong learning

Mechanical Engineering

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 600 659 637 687 666
Graduates   84 82 70 55
 

Program Mission: We prepare our graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and provide them the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning.

Program Educational Objectives:

Adopted: April 29, 1998, Revised: May 19, 2006, October 14, 2006, and December 1, 2011

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

PE01: Established themselves as practicing professionals or engaged in advanced study in an engineering or related area and

PEO2: Demonstrated their ability to work successfully as a member of a professional team and function effectively as responsible professionals.

Student Outcomes:

Adopted: November 3, 2000, Revised: December 1, 2011

Students graduating from the Mechanical Engineering program at Louisiana Tech University will demonstrate:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Nanosystems Engineering

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 19 26 32 50 51
Graduates 4 4 2 7 11
 

Program Mission: We prepare our Nanosystems Engineering graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and provide them with the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning.

Program Educational Objectives:

Adopted: January 30, 2006, Revised: January 31, 2009, May 7, 2010, October 28, 2011, May 4, 2012, June 3, 2020

Graduates of the Nanosystems Engineering Program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

NSE-PEO1:    Established themselves as practicing professionals and/or engaged in advanced study in an engineering or related field.

NSE-PEO2:    Received positive recognition and reward for the development and application of their skills and knowledge.

Student Outcomes:

Adopted: January 30, 2006, Revised:  May 7, 2010, October 28, 2011, May 4, 2018

Upon graduation, Nanosystems Engineering students will demonstrate:

SO1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,

SO2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,

SO3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,

SO4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts,

SO5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,

SO6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and

SO7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Physics

  2019-20 AY 2018-19 AY 2017-18 AY 2016-17 AY 2015-16 AY
Enrollment* 24 17 24 27 24
Graduates   3 3 3 2
 

Program Mission: We prepare our graduates to respond to the needs and challenges of our ever-changing world and provide them the knowledge, skills, ethics, creativity and critical thinking skills necessary for professional competence and life-long learning.

Program Objectives and Outcomes:

a: Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving and analysis.

b: Graduates will demonstrate expertise in core physics concepts and their application.

c: Graduates will demonstrate the ability to function effectively in a laboratory environment and to pursue independent research.

All Bachelor of Science in engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET. The Bachelor of Science program in Construction Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.