BS Engineering Technology Management
The mission of the Engineering Technology Management (ETM) program at UTC is to provide accessible education in the principles and application of technology management, while preparing students to understand and be productive in the work environment.
Program Educational Objectives:
In support of this mission, graduates of the ETM program will be able to:
Demonstrate the necessary understanding of planning, organizing, and problem-solving skills to provide value-added services in technical or management positions;
Demonstrate good communication skills and be able to function well in multi-disciplinary teams as leaders; and
Appreciate the need for, and to pursue, self-directed professional development opportunities, such as graduate work, trainings, and participation in professional organizations.
Prior to graduation, each graduate of BS ETM program will have:
a. an ability to select and apply fundamental knowledge, techniques, skills, and tools of engineering technology activities;
b. an ability to use math, science, and engineering technological procedures to identify, analyze, and solve engineering technology problems;
c. an ability to conduct tests and measurements, analyze and interpret experiments, and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
d. an ability to design engineering technology systems, components, or processes that will be beneficial to workplace technical or managerial practices;
e. an ability to work in teams and effectively communicate with colleagues, customers, and clients;
f. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve engineering technology problems;
g. an ability to effectively communicate via written, oral, and graphical methods;
h. an appreciation of the need for continuing education and professional development;
i. an understanding of professional ethics in a diverse workforce;
j. a knowledge of contemporary issues and recognition of the impact of engineering technology decisions within the global social context;
k. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement in the workplace and everyday situations;
l. an understanding of the basic economics of business and the ability to apply them effectively; and
m. an ability to plan, implement, and manage projects from conception to completion.