Development Of A New Integrated Engineering Program

Idir Azouz
2006 Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
A new four-year, integrated engineering program has been developed, from scratch, at Southern Utah University (SUU). This program, which consists of a combination of several disciplines, is in its sixth-year of implementation and has been highly successful. This paper discusses in great depth this unique program. It shares the knowledge and experiences gained and the lessons learned from developing this program, implementing it, and preparing it for and leading it to ABET accreditation. Several
more » ... aspects of the program are discussed, including the need for it, the composition of the curriculum, preparation for the ABET visit, the competency and success of the first graduates, and how the program is viewed by the students, the local and regional industry, and the community.
doi:10.18260/1-2--982 fatcat:yuh4jy732zeu3pvujfzsc426qy