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.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at CSUN will have:
1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics;
2. 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;
3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgement, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts;
5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose member together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives;
6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions;
7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies