Program Education Objectives
The manufacturing systems engineering program at California State University, Northridge prepares a diverse group of graduates for lifelong careers in a field that will allow them to make productive contributions to society and to find personal satisfaction in their work. To accomplish this, graduates of the manufacturing systems engineering program will meet the two program educational objectives below.
The BS-MSE provides graduates with a broad education with core competencies in engineering fundamentals which allows them to:
I. Practice manufacturing systems engineering creatively, safely and responsibly in the global environment; and,
II. Provide leadership and maintain professional currency in manufacturing systems engineering.
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at CSUN will have:
a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering;
b. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
c. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
d. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;
e. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
f. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
g. An ability to communicate effectively
h. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
i. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
j. A knowledge of contemporary issues
k. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.